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Ms. Tyana Tavakol Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

She / Her / Hers

Clinically Supervised

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsCash Pay Only
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Availability

In Pacific Time

Under Clinical Supervision

Ms. Tyana Tavakol, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, 134156 is practicing under the supervision of Cayla Minaiy (California, LMFT, 131244) at Beverly Hills Therapy Group.

Please, note: A clinician listed as being “clinically supervised” is completing clinical hours toward their licensure. They have one or more fully licensed clinical supervisors that often have special training to become supervisors. They consult with their supervisor(s) on all of their cases, which means that, when working with them, you are getting the time and expertise of multiple therapists in your treatment.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

Do your emotions feel uncontrollable, maybe one minute you're alright and the next you feel like crying or exploding? Has life felt alone, where no one can really understand what you've gone through? Childhood trauma has deep impacts and comes out in our adulthood in confusing and isolating ways. You do not need to live like this forever. Practices that work on the mind and body improve your self-compassion, insight, and coping tools. I look forward to guiding you on this journey.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

The way we'll work together is based on my last few years of working with childhood trauma survivors, trauma-focused coursework, and my training in the Trauma Resiliency Model. In our sessions, you set the pace; you never need to go further than you're comfortable. We start with coping skills to help you feel more in control of your emotions and increase your connection to your body. As we begin to explore how your childhood patterns are showing up disruptively in your life today, we're frequently checking in with your body and emotions to know when we're pushing you too far or we're in a good place. Talking about trauma is like a bruise, it's not something we push into too hard too fast. Over time, what used to feel so big and scary to talk about and lean into starts feeling lighter and softer. We will work collaboratively; I will gently challenge you, be by your side, and hold a space of compassion for your life until now and hope for the life you have coming.

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

The hands we're dealt as children can be rough; I completely understand thinking, what was the point of all of this suffering? When we're adults and we get more choice in our surroundings and learning opportunities, that's when we get to decide what to make of this suffering. As a child of parents who escaped Iran during the 1979 revolution, I grew up surrounded by intergenerational trauma and people who never got the mental health resources to know what a child needed to thrive. I had years where I felt broken and didn't know what was wrong with me. Through my own therapy, I started to see my trauma as not something to get rid of, but something to embrace. The healthy relationships and habits that shape my life today are things I never could have dreamed of back when life was darker. There is nothing more fulfilling to me than seeing others, through patience and perseverance in therapy, find their own strength and self-love. Let's join forces to start building the life you want.

Identity

Gender

Woman, Cisgender

Ethnicity

Middle Eastern / North African

Sexuality

Heterosexual

Group Identities

BIPOC

Other Identities

Living with Depression, Living with Anxiety, Living with a mental health issue, Millennial, Immigrant / 1st Generation American

Specialties

Anxiety

Work Stress

Relationship Issues

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

General Expertise

Anxiety

Self-Esteem

Attachment issues

Communication issues

Family issues

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Stress

Trauma

Fees

Marriage & Couples Counseling$150
Individual Therapy$130

Types of Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Individual Therapy

Clientele

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Mindfulness Practices

Motivational Interviewing

Psychodynamic Therapy

Somatic Therapy

The Gottman Method

Training / Certifications

Trauma Resiliency Model Level 1 Training

Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1: Bridging the Couple Chasm

Education

Pepperdine University, Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, 2022

Work History

My specialties were developed before my official experience. As a first generation American / child of immigrants, I grew up learning how to navigate intergenerational and childhood trauma along with the anxiety and depression that can come with that. I learned the importance of connecting how the impacts on our childhood are showing up in our adult lives today, along with having the coping skills to deal with the day to day anxieties and depression that can arise, through my own therapy and bring this to my work with clients. I began my official work as a therapist at a community mental health site where I got the opportunity to bring these skills and insights to clients of all ages and backgrounds and honed in on trauma and working with the BIPOC community as my passions. Currently I work at Beverly Hills Therapy Group where I bring my experience in my own life, knowledge from my two years of education at Pepperdine University getting my masters in Clinical Psychology, skills from the community mental health site, and trainings I've completed along the way (The Gottman Method, Trauma Resiliency Model) to help people step into an authentic and fulfilled version of themselves.

Online Therapy

Office at 9014 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA

Frequently Asked Questions About Tyana Tavakol, AMFT

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Tyana Tavakol, AMFT, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Tyana Tavakol accepting new clients?

Yes, Tyana Tavakol is accepting new clients for online therapy in and in-person appointments at 9014 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA, 90211.

Does Tyana Tavakol accept insurance?

No, Tyana Tavakol does not accept insurance.

What types of therapy does Tyana Tavakol offer?

Tyana Tavakol offers therapy for couples and individuals.

Does Tyana Tavakol offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Tyana Tavakol offers in-person appointments at 9014 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA, 90211.

Does Tyana Tavakol offer online therapy?

Yes, Tyana Tavakol offers online therapy via video sessions to people in California.

How quickly can I see Tyana Tavakol?

Tyana Tavakol typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Tyana Tavakol speak?

Tyana Tavakol conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Tyana Tavakol online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Tyana Tavakol online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.