Dr. Laila Salem Farmand, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Telehealth Only
Adjustment Disorder/Life Transitions, Couples Counseling, Depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Grief, LGBTQ+ Affirming Therapy, Panic Disorder, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Postpartum Depression & Anxiety, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Relationship Problems/Concerns, Social Anxiety Disorder, Stress Management, Therapy for Racial/Ethnic Minorities, Workplace or Work/Life Balance Concerns
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Locations: Florida, Virginia & Desiring Telehealth Visits, California,

Treatment Modalities

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness based treatments
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion Focused Therapy, Positive Psychology
  • Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
  • Integrative Therapy

About Laila Salem Farmand

Dr. Farmand is a licensed clinical psychologist. She has trained and worked in multiple outpatient settings, including schools, universities, and community mental health centers. She has conducted individual, group, and couples therapy with adolescents and adults. Most recently, Dr. Farmand worked for the University of Florida Employee Assistance Program in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Farmand utilizes an integrative approach with an interpersonal base, coupled with techniques from various treatment modalities, as clinically indicated. These modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, and Positive Psychology. She works collaboratively with her clients to create an individualized treatment plan, which depends on the client’s presenting problem and therapeutic goals. Dr. Farmand strives to create a safe, warm, empathic environment where clients can work through emotional challenges they face.

Dr. Farmand received her B.A. in Psychology from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She received her M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from The American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Washington DC. She completed an APA-Accredited internship at The Catholic University of America Counseling Center in Washington DC. She also completed a post-doctoral fellowship at The New College of Florida Counseling and Wellness Center in Sarasota, Florida.

To make an appointment with Dr. Farmand, call us today at 571.328.7408, Ext. 0 or contact us via our Contact Form.


“Laila Farmand is a highly skilled, kind and compassionate therapist. The way she focuses and devotes time to talking about sensitive topics and matters shows how dedicated she is to her clients and profession. Her approach is very relatable and down to earth. Her openness not only helps you cope, but flourish in your own way.”
Elizabeth Melnikoff
“Working with Dr. Laila Farmand has been a dream. She's knowledgeable, empathetic, compassionate, and genuine. Essentially everything you would want in a therapist. Her continued support has been invaluable for my mental health.”
“Dr. Laila Farmand is an amazing psychologist. She is thoughtful, insightful and connects very well with her clients. Dr. Farmand cares deeply and is passionate about providing support and tools that empower her clients to live their best lives!! She uses research based modalities and I highly recommend her for both couples and parenting support!”
Jessica Miller, LCPC