Dr. Cee L. Ogbe believes that wellness of mind, body, and spirit is obtained through collaboration with her clients to create a personal treatment plan that addresses each client’s unique psychological, cultural, and health needs. Her approach is solution focused, person-centered, and strength-based, drawing heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Theory (CBT). Trained in a variety of evidence-based practices, Dr. Cee employs the particular therapeutic techniques that best align with each client’s specific needs.
“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” this quote by a famous psychologist truly reflects Dr. Cee's philosophy in therapy. As each client is the expert of their story, she enjoys assisting her clients to thrive and achieve therapeutic success by uncovering and discovering their own strengths and emotional resilience. Dr. Cee works with a wide range of clients including adolescents, teens, adults, couples, and families, offering all a safe space and comfort.
Education & Experience
Dr. Cee Ogbe earned her Doctorate degree in Applied Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Anaheim and her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) specialization from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Irvine. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Behavior from the University of California, Irvine.
Dr. Cee has over 8 years of experience working in a variety of settings including non-profit organizations, schools, and residential settings, addressing family conflicts, depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, and life-changing events. She is passionate about assisting her clients to achieve resilience despite their adversity. In December 2022 her dissertation presented an evaluation of her 7-week program identified as Post Adversity Resilience Affect (PAR-Affect ) aimed to increase the emotional resilience and strength of single African American mothers (SAAMs) or single female African American caregivers raising children in a fatherless home. Her program was also recommended to provide a framework for practitioners working with other demographics with similar needs.
Dr. Cee Ogbe’s mission is to support her patients in eradicating any perceived stigma regarding mental health.