About Dr. Neal


Dr. Taryn Neal is a CA Licensed Psychologist PSY 27504. She currently works in private practice in Newport Beach and Brea, CA.

Dr. Neal has practiced counseling and psychotherapy in various clinical and hospital settings since 2007. Dr. Neal has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington, a Master of Arts degree from Argosy University in Counseling Psychology, and a Doctor of Education degree from Argosy University in Counseling Psychology. She has successfully worked with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with a wide range of emotional and psychological issues such as anxiety, depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, eating disorders, substance abuse, relationship problems, parenting difficulties, stress, and trauma. Additionally, Dr. Neal is certified in Level 1 Gottman Couples Therapy & Prepare-Enrich for couples seeking assessment and counseling. Dr. Neal has successfully helped improve others relationships, marriages and families through multi-modal approaches including Family Systems and Structural Family Therapy. She is happily married with two children.

Dr. Neal helps clients heal from their past, live in the present moment, and look forward to the future. She believes in the holistic approaches of balance, mindfulness, and enlightenment. Dr. Neal incorporates those approaches in her own life as well as in her therapeutic relationships. Dr. Neal encourages her patients to improve their mind, body and spirit through individualized methods. 



Dr. Neal works with individuals, couples, families, children, adolescents, and adults.



Dr. Neal enjoys working with individuals and couples that need help with their relationships.  Dr. Neal can help not only with intimate relationships, but friendships, business partners, and family relationships.  Dr. Neal has a Masters in Marriage and Family Counseling and a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology.  Helping others with their relationships has been a passion and can be the core of healing in therapy. 

Dr. Neal has certifications in Gottman Couples Therapy Level 1 and Prepare Enrich to help pre-marital and marital couples.

Mood Disorders


Dr. Neal has an extensive background in treating mood disorders such as depression, Bipolar I and II, persistent depressive disorder (formerly Dysthymia), cyclothymia, and seasonal affect disorder.

Anxiety and Eating Disorders


Dr. Neal specializes in anxiety disorders and enjoys helping people challenge their fears.  Dr. Neal has expertise with generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, PTSD and trauma related issues. 

Additionally, Dr. Neal has extensively  researched and clinically treated eating disorders such as Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Disorder.  

Techniques and treatment modalities


*Cognitive behavioral



*Gottman Couples Therapy

*Structural Family Therapy



Stress Management


Dr. Neal will develop an individualized and custom treatment plan to help lower your stress and increase your quality of life.



Call or email your questions to Dr. Neal

(425) 829-5435