About tinaz

Tinaz Vevaina, MA, MFT, CH is a highly competent Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, also Certified in Hypnotherapy. She specializes in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples, individuals and families. Additionally, she is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor for MFT Interns at her thriving practice that she co-founded.

Her 30 years of clinical experience has led her to believe that people have inherent resources that they can mobilize to heal and create new possibilities. Tinaz trained in EFT at the Alliant International University and Tri-EFT Center in San Diego. As an EFT Therapist, Tinaz works collaboratively with her clients to help couples transform their conflict-saturated, disconnected lives into securely bonded intimate relationships. (For more information on EFT:,

Tinaz graduated from St. Xavier’s College and then from the University of Bombay, India with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. She was in Private Practice in India for 11 years, and then immigrated to the United States in 1988. Tinaz trained in Multicultural Psychology at the Boston Medical Center, Boston University, and obtained intensive training in Couple and Family Therapy at the Kantor Family Institute in Cambridge, MA. She was a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Massachusetts, and is now licensed and practicing in California since 2000.