Tiffany Sarris

Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Adjunct Professor

Education: MA, LMFT

Industry Expertise: family therapy and specifically special needs children


Tiffany Sarris is excited and proud to return to her alma mater as an adjunct professor, having received her Master of Arts in clinical psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy, with summa cum laude distinction from Pepperdine University. She also completed her Bachelor of Science in psychology also from Pepperdine University. She works from a strength-based and client-centered approach focused on helping remove obstacles towards personal growth. Sarris’ graduate training and experience was centered around her passion to work with children with autism, developmental delays, and intellectual disabilities. She specialized in providing relationship-based family therapy focusing on supporting social emotional development, emotional self-regulation, and strengthening the parent-child relationship. Her postgraduate work included serving diverse and high-risk populations in community mental health. Currently, Sarris is working in a group private practice working with individuals across the lifespan, couples and families to decrease depression, anxiety, and adaptively cope with major life stressors and transitions. Sarris’ work as a therapist is dedicated to creating a safe and honest space for a genuine encounter that encourages meaningful growth.