Farhang Holakouee (Persian: فرهنگ هلاکوئی; born 1 September 1944) is an Iranian psychologist, sociologist, economist and radio personality. His radio program—hosted in the past by 670 KIRN and currently by Radio Hamrah—offers relationship advice to callers in Persian. Dr. Holakouee was born in Shiraz, Iran and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Holakouee has master's degrees in psychology, economics, and family counseling. He taught at the University of Tehran, before moving to the United States, where he completed a PhD in sociology at the University of Utah in 1974.
Dr. Holakouee has written books and journal articles. Many of his lectures on family counseling and psychology are available on tape or online.
Although he doesn't have a Ph.D. in psychology, he often engages in telephone psychotherapy of patients via a live program where people refer to him as "Dr. Holakouee" when asking for psychological assessments an/or advice.