Associated Therapists, Inc.
Providing administrative support to a group of independent Mental Health private practitioners located in Southern California

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Arash Shahangian, M.A., M.F.T., C.Ht.
Voice Mail: (714) 717-9338
New clients, please call (714) 898-0362
Works in: Los Alamitos, Huntington Beach


HIGHLIGHTS:
Experienced in using a variety of clinical modalities to best serve clients.
Genuineness, compassion, insight, adaptability and cooperative nature.
Appreciation of and sensitivity to the impact of culture, socio-economic status, and family on one's psyche.
Ability to capture and sustain another's attention and to communicate ideas.
Fluent level of spoken Farsi, some written Farsi.
Experience in working with the paperwork of the Department of Mental Health, Regional Center, Department of Children and Family Services, and the Probation Department.

EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS:
Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology, Ryokan College, Los Angeles, January 2002.

Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Hypnosis Motivation Institute, Tarzana, September 2006.

Marriage & Family Therapy License # MFC 46318, issued: September 18, 2008, expiring: December 31, 2011.

NLP Practitioner and Time-Line Therapy Certification, November 2006.

Master of Therapeutic Imagery Certification, December 2006.yy

Certificate in Basic Muscle Testing and Psychological Kinesiology, The Center for Holistic Rehabilitation, January 2002.

Bachelor of Arts degree in Music, University of California at Irvine, June 1995.

RELATED EXPERIENCE:
On-Call Clinician, at Telecare Orange County’s adult crisis residential facility, providing individual and group therapy for at-risk adults transitioning from psychiatric hospitalization, many with severe mental illness, dual-diagnosis, and housing issues, from April 2010 to October 2010.

Behavioral Management Consultant, at Counseling Solutions for Children and Families, assisting families of developmentally delayed children in managing their children's maladaptive behaviors, from March 2008 to February 2009.

Hypnotherapist, at Positive Changes, providing hypnotherapy to assist people dealing with a variety of issues, including losing weight, reducing anxiety, and stopping cessation, from August 2007 to March 2008.

Community Therapist, at Masada Homes, providing community (home and school) individual and family therapy for children and adolescents, from December 2006 to August 2007.

Mental Health Specialist II, at Starview Community Services, providing school-based and in-home, individual and family therapy for children and adolescents, from February 2003 to October 2006.

Marriage and Family Intern, at Family Services of Long Beach, worked with a broad range of clients, from children to elderly providing individual, family, couples, and group therapy, from July 2001 to May 2003.

Social Worker, at Regional Center of Orange County, provided case management by coordinating and linking developmentally disabled adults to appropriate placement, vocational services, living arrangements, and improvement of overall functioning and quality of life, from February 2001 to May 2002.

Behavior Program Specialist/Team Leader, Behavior Resources, leading a team of job coaches and providing behavior modification for developmentally delayed adults, from May 1999 to February 2001.

 

New clients, please call office number. Do not call therapist.
Administrative information needs to be gathered before scheduling.
Page last updated: 9/11/11