Dr. Tansman has been a licensed psychologist since 2000, graduating from the California School of Professional Psychology in 1998.
She graduated The University of California at Berkeley with a B.A. in Psychology in 1989 and Pepperdine University with a Master’s in Psychology in 1993. Dr. Tansman has co-authored a number of research studies.
With many years of experience in providing comprehensive psychological assessments for many types of purposes, Psychological Assessment Services specializes in assessing cognitive functioning, identifying learning disabilities, as well as ADHD, that may result in educational, employment or social issues.
We also provide clinical interviews for adoptions, pre surgical assessments, FFD and RTW reports for employment, pre-surgical assessments and medical legal reports for Workers' Compensation.
License No. and State: PSY16710 California
Dr. Tansman has been extensively trained in psychoeducational and psychodiagnostic testing and assessment. She did her training at the Santa Clarita Child and Family Development Center, the Almansor Center, California Hospital and Metropolitan State Hospital. After graduating she continued to work at the Almansor Center conducting assessments with children ages five through eighteen. She also worked at the North Los Angeles County Regional Center assessing children and adults with autism and mental retardation. In addition, Dr. Tansman has taught graduate students psychodiagnostic testing and assessment at the California School for Professional Psychology.
Dr. Tansman has been a psychotherapist since 2000. She studied the area of Health Psychology completing her post-doctoral fellowship in pain management at the Pain Care Centers of California and has worked extensively in pain management psychotherapy. She previously had a clinical psychology practice for children, adults and couples. She currently works exclusively with injured worker related therapy patients and is not accepting new clinical therapy patients.
Dr. Tansman has conducted Workers’ Compensation evaluations since 2008. She worked with Drs. David Glaser and David Freeman at CalPsychFMT and then with Dr. Freeman at Comprehensive Psychological Services through 2016. She currently consults with Marlena Garland of Garland and Associates. She has been a Qualified Medical Evaluator since 2011 and has performed over 400 medical-legal evaluations and reports.
She is in demand as a lecturer on medical and legal issues as they relate to psychology and workers' compensation cases.