|Dr. Noelle Akopian|
|Height:||5' 9" (1.75 m)|
|Address:||West Covina, California|
|First seen:||I'm So Happy That Josh is So Happy!|
|Last seen:||Can Josh Take a Leap of Faith?|
Dr. Noelle Akopian is a recurring character on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. She is Rebecca's new therapist in West Covina, who suggests therapy instead of numbing herself with medication. She is portrayed by Michael Hyatt.New York numbed her feelings, to make everyday life easier. Dr. Akopian suggests they find out what's really going on inside her brain before she prescribes any medication. Rebecca disagrees with her method and leaves mid-session. After their session Rebecca goes back to Dr. Akopian's house, high. Rebecca sees the prescription pad through her window and tries to break in using the doggy door. Dr. Akopian finds Rebecca stuck in the door and threatens to call the police. Rebecca is obviously high so Dr. Akopian makes a deal with her; if she schedules another session, she will not press any charges. Rebecca doesn't follow through on their deal and repeatedly cancels their sessions. In, "Josh Is Going to Hawaii! " Dr. Akopian and Rebecca end up sitting together on the plane and Dr. Akopian suggests they try some therapy. However Rebecca dives into a medicated sleep, to avoid confronting her problems, once again.
Rebecca continues to see Dr. Akopian, but doesn't really listen to her advice. In, "All Signs Point to Josh...Or Is It Josh's Friend?" Rebecca goes to Dr. Akopian for help deciding if she should be with Josh or Greg . Dr. Akopian tells her that she shouldn't be with anyone until she deals with her personal issues. She ignores all her advice and Dr. Akopian wonders if it's even ethical to keep taking her money.
Dr. Akopian and Rebecca have a strictly client and therapist relationship that doesn't extend beyond their sessions. Dr. Akopian wants to help Rebecca , but she doesn't want to be helped. She has repeatedly tried to schedule sessions, but Rebecca continues to cancel. Dr. Akopian cares about Rebecca and wants to see her get better. In Season 2 Rebecca returns to Dr. Akopian for sessions, but doesn't actually listen to her advice.
Dream GhostWhile sleeping on the plane Rebecca dreams of Dr. Akopian in the form of a "dream ghost" . Dr. Akopian takes her on a journey through her past to discover the love she has in her life, and has always had.
- "Giving advice you already knew." - Dr. Akopian to Rebecca
- "Let's leave it vague it's more interesting that way" - Dr. Akopian
- "And at the end you'll realize you knew the answer all along" - Dr. Akopian
- "It's not clear if I'm hallucinated or actually magic" -Dr. Akopian
- Is it even ethical to keep taking her money? I do want that kayak. - Dr. Akopian