Sandy Sayah-Pedram

Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Adjunct Professor

Education: JD, MA, LMFT

Industry Expertise: couples and family law and emotionally focused therapy

Research Interest: cross-cultural / multicultural studies


Sandy Sayah-Pedram is a licensed marriage and family therapist, attorney, and writer who approaches therapy as a creative and spiritual medium to guide individuals, couples, and families in the midst of crisis and transition toward collaborative conflict resolution. With a background in literature and the arts, Sayah-Pedram utilizes a strength-based approach emphasizing the inherent human value and individual uniqueness in each of her clients. Sayah-Pedram takes particular pride in her experience providing culturally sensitive and competent services to clients from a diverse array of ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and her understanding of universal human similarities that unify populations beyond their differences.