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Fariba Mansouri, PhD
In a non-judgmental and compassionate space, we can start a conversation about what matters in life.

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Fariba Mansouri, PhD


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Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Psychodynamic, Relational

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Psychotherapy can be a way to increase our life satisfaction and to regain a sense of aliveness. In a non-judgmental and compassionate space, we can start a conversation about what matters in life. If a person has grown up without much care or consideration for their uniqueness or has gone through personal trauma and tragedy as an adult, psychotherapy can help.

In therapy, we talk about life’s problems with no criticism or blame. Often our conversation helps to release emotions and to reflect inwardly. One might begin to see life from a different perspective and access the solutions to life’s problems. The overall benefit is to gain freedom from negativity and to feel more joy in life and relationships.


BA - Biology, California State University Northridge

MA - Spiritual Psychology, University of Santa Monica

PhD - Clinical Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute

License Number and State

CA 27134



What are your interests outside of work?

I like cooking as a daily activity. I learned the recipes from my mother and grandmother. I also cook new dishes from various cultures.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your mental and emotional well-being?

I have been practicing daily meditation, for years. It helps to balance me spiritually and promotes mental and emotional well-being.

Favorite organization/non-profit?

I support the efforts of the World Food Program, to help solve the hunger problem worldwide. I believe it is possible to end world hunger.

How do you recharge?

I recharge by being in nature even if it is a daily walk or a weekly hike in nearby mountains. I find being outdoors to be healing and calming.

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