Dr. Randi Riffkind offers a unique synthesis of outstanding credentials, a broad depth
of experience, and a genuine concern for her patients. She is licensed both as a Psychologist
and Marriage, Family, Child Therapist (#Psy.10571 and M.F.T. 6934).
Randi Riffkind, Ph.D. has specialized in the use of medical hypnosis for more than twenty-five years.
She has developed a highly effective smoking cessation program, a weight loss program, and trains
other professionals in their use.
Dr. Riffkind works with individuals, couples, and families. She draws from many different orientations,
depending on the needs of the patient, and combines a cognitive-behavioral approach with a psychodynamic
Prior to opening her own practice, Dr. Riffkind was the Executive Director of a state licensed mental
health clinic in Los Angeles. She was also an examiner for the Board of Psychology, as well
as for Marriage, Family, Child Councelors.
Randi Riffkind, Ph.D. is a recognized expert in her field and has received numerous awards
and recognition. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Southern California Society of Clinical
Hypnosis. Dr. Riffkind has published many articles. and co-authored the book
In addition, she has appeared on numerous radio and television programs.