Personalized Solutions | Positive Change

Dr. Takos is a Licensed Clinical Newport Beach Psychologist specializing in the treatment of adolescents and adults experiencing depression, anxiety, and trauma-and stressor-related conditions.

She is deeply passionate about her clients’ well-being and brings over 15 years of experience as a psychologist to manage many life’s problems including adjustment issues, life stress, parenting issues, relationship conflicts, anger control, problems with intimacy, and grief/loss. She works closely with each of her clients to obtain a deep understanding of their challenges in order to tailor treatment to achieve lasting change.

Dimitra Stucke, Psy.D.


As a Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Dr. Takos  utilizes current research to inform her practice and implements techniques that are evidenced-based.  She graduated from the University of California, Irvine and received her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco. She completed her predoctoral internship at the Boston Veterans Affairs Healthcare System/Harvard Medical School and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Cognitive Intensive Outpatient Program, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital, San Diego. Dr. Takos has extensive training and clinical experience in settings that include psychiatric hospitals, primary care clinics, forensic institutions, and the Orange County Department of Education.  

In addition to clinical work, Dr. Takos has supervised predoctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows in training programs accredited by the American Psychological Association. Dr. Takos also served as Secretary on the Executive Board of the Orange County Psychological Association in 2018 and 2019 and is currently on the Board of Trustees for the California Psychological Association- Political Action Committee.