Salpi K. Maghakian, M.A., LMFT

Salpi K. Maghakian View Specialties

  • LIcensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • 20300 Ventura Blvd Suite #380, Woodland Hills, California, 91364
  • salpilmft@gmail.com
  • Phone: 818-275-1218
  • www.TherapyforKiddos.com



"Beneath every behavior is a feeling. And beneath every feeling is a need. And When we meet that need rather than focus on the behavior, we begin to deal with the cause  not the symptom."        --Ashleigh Warner
 

Hi, I'm Salpi, and I'm here to help your child navigate the waves of their emotions by offering  healing, hope, encouragement and empowerment.
 
 
 
I WORK WITH KIDS WHO STRUGGLE WITH:
  •  Abuse(sexual, emotional, physical)
  •  Anger
  •  Domestic Violence(witnessing)
  •  Low Self Esteem
  •  Anxiety
  •  Grief
  •  Coping Skills
  •  Separation, Divorce, Blended Family Adjustments
  •  Relocation Issues (changing schools, homes, cities/states)
  •  School and Social-Related Issues 
  •      New Sibling
  •      Addiction in Family

I SPECIALIZE IN WORKING WITH KIDS:
  • Ages  0-13



BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH ME:
 
  • Decrease in Stress & Anxiety
  • Healthier Coping Skills
  • Insight and Awareness into behavioral patterns
  • Ability to process emotions
  • Understand how thoughts work and feelings
  •  Decrease in undesirable behaviors
  • Communication 
  • Belief in self and finding of strengths
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Increase in Self-Esteem
  • Improved Organizational skills 
  • Improved Executive functioning
  • Healthy and productive life
  • Effective management of emotional distress

FOR PARENTS:
  • Collaboration
  • Insight and Awareness
  • Solutions in areas felt stuck
  • Empowerment
  • Hope 


THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES:
  •  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Christian/Biblical
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Eclectic Therapy
  • AdlerianTherapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Collaborative Approach(with parents)
  • Art Therapy(Techniques)
  • Play Therapy
  • Sand Tray
  • Role Play
  
COST:
  • Please email me or call me re: Cost
  • Counseling session are 50 mins 
  • I am an out of network provider. I do not take insurance. A "Superbill" can be provided 
  • Forms of payment: Cash and Credit Card(Ivy Pay)
  • Sliding Fee
 
EDUCATION:
  • Master's of Arts  Marriage Family & Child Counseling (Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, Fresno, CA)
  • Bachelor of Arts in  Liberal Studies (California State University of Fresno, Fresno, CA)
  •  Licensed Marriage and  Family Therapist in CA License # LMFT 99684

SPECIALIZED TRAININGS: 
  •  Grief (Our House, Encino, Ca (2020)
  •  Domestic Violence (YWCA, Glendale, Ca (2012)
  • Virtus(Excellence Builds Trust): Protecting God's Children (San Fernando, Ca (2014)
  • Prepare/Enrich: Premarital  (Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, Fresno, CA (2004)

BEGINNING YOUR JOURNEY WITH ME:
As your child begins their first journey into counseling, it is my hope that they would feel safe and understood and experience freedom to explore their feelings freely and navigate the challenging waves that they are often up against. Your child  will leave feeling equipped with a new set of tools to engage in the waves of life with more confidence, insight and awareness.  
                           
                 You've taken the right step in exploring options for your child. Your Child's happiness matters to you.
                         I look forward in meeting your child and beginning this journey of healing with them!
 
LOCATION: 
  • 20300 Ventura Blvd, Suite #380 Woodland Hills, CA 91364
  • Phone # (818) 275-1218
  • E: Salpilmft@gmail.com Web: www.TherapyforKiddos.com

 
 

Salpi K. Maghakian Reaches

Calabasas CA
Woodland Hills CA