Last edited 01/30/2023

Shay Azarafza LCSW

She / Her / Hers

VerifiedIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Shay Azarafza Licensed Clinical Social Worker

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time




Woman, Cisgender


Middle Eastern/North African



Group Identities


Other Identities

Living with Anxiety, Living with a disability, Living with a chronic disease, Millennial, Immigrant / 1st Generation American


Abuse/Survivors of abuse

Adolescent mental health


Communication issues

Phobias & fears

General Expertise



Work Stress

Relationship Issues



Race & Cultural Identity

Social Anxiety

In-Network Insurance




UnitedHealthCare (UHC)

Health Net


Oscar Health


First Session$190
Family Therapy$175
Individual Therapy$125
Marriage & Couples Counseling$150
Group Therapy$250

Types of Therapy

Family Therapy

Individual Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Group Therapy


Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Mindfulness Practices

Culturally Sensitive Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Integrative Therapy

Narrative Therapy

Prolonged Exposure Therapy

Psychodynamic Therapy

Motivational Interviewing

Training / Certifications



  • California, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 101928


The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology, 2021

San Diego State University, Master of Arts, Clinical Social Worker, 2017

UC San Diego, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 2014

Work History

November 2014-June 2015 Independence Facilitator - Special Education Las Flores Middle School Capistrano Unified School District, Las Flores, CA August 2015-June 2017 Case Assistant III/Resident Assistant The Salvation Army's Door of Hope Home San Diego, CA September 2017- March 2018 Mental Health Therapist Adolescent - Co-Occuring Residential and Outpatient Social Model Recovery Systems, Inc., Orange, CA September 2018-December 2018 Mental Health Therapist, Adults - Outpatient UPAC - New Leaf, Oceanside, CA January 2019-March 2019 Program Therapist Inspire Health Centers/Life Vessel Treatment, Mission Viejo, CA Adolescents and Adults - Detox & Residential September 2019-August 2021 Associate Therapist - Private Practice Inner Wisdom Psychotherapy Associates, Inc., Huntington Beach, CA Adolescents, Young Adults, Family & Adults - Outpatient July 2020-July 2021 Doctoral Practicum Student Extern: ASPIRE & SolMar Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach & Irvine, CA Adolescents, Young Adults, Family & Adults - Mental Health & Co-Occuring - Outpatient, Residential, PHP August 2021-Present Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Licensed Psychotherapist Shahrzad Azarafza Psychotherapy & Full Circle Wellness Collective, Inc., Irvine, CA Children & Adolescents, Family, Couples & Adults - Outpatient May 2022-October 2022 Adolescent Mental Health & Wellness Clinician Providence Mission Laguna Beach - ASPIRE & Co-Occuring IOP/PHP Adolescents, Young Adults, Family & Adults

Office at 2575 McCabe Way Suite 230, Irvine, CA

Frequently Asked Questions About Shay Azarafza, LCSW

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Shay Azarafza, LCSW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Shay Azarafza accepting new clients?

Yes, Shay Azarafza is accepting new clients for in-person appointments at 2575 McCabe Way Suite 230, Irvine, CA, 92614.

Does Shay Azarafza accept insurance?

Yes, Shay Azarafza accepts insurance, including Aetna, Cigna, Health Net, Optum, Oscar Health, UMR and UnitedHealthCare (UHC).

What types of therapy does Shay Azarafza offer?

Shay Azarafza offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does Shay Azarafza offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Shay Azarafza offers in-person appointments at 2575 McCabe Way Suite 230, Irvine, CA, 92614.

Does Shay Azarafza offer online therapy?

No, but people can book in-person appointments with Shay Azarafza at 2575 McCabe Way Suite 230, Irvine, CA, 92614.

How quickly can I see Shay Azarafza?

Shay Azarafza typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Shay Azarafza speak?

Shay Azarafza conducts therapy sessions in English and Persian.

Can I book an appointment with Shay Azarafza online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Shay Azarafza online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.