Tara Farazian

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist


Tara Farazian is board certified Marriage and Family therapist who has been working in a mental health setting for over 15 years. She received her graduate degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University and has since worked with clients with a wide range of concerns. Her experience includes treating mood disorders, child and adult related trauma (abuse, terminal illness), addiction, life transitions (new parents), pre-marital and divorce counseling.

Tara’s counseling style combines cognitive-behavioral, solution focused, and family systems therapy that is direct, yet collaborative. She has worked with and understands the complexities of various psychological issues that people face. Her work revolves around being friendly, disciplined, emphatic and organized yet flexible. At her practice, Tara provides short term, present focused therapy focusing on very specific problems. She will work with you to develop a treatment plan that will meet your unique and specific needs.

(818) 429-3760


California LMFT #84875



  • Pepperdine University – Masters of Arts (Psychology)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – Bachelors of Arts (Psychology) 

Trainings and Certifications

Tara Farazian has been trained and certified in the following Evidence Based Models that she utilizes in therapy to tailor to your specific and individual needs:

Present-focused Evidence Based Therapy to help people attain safety from trauma (or PTSD) and/or substance abuse.

An Evidence-Based conjoint child and parent psychotherapy approach for children and adolescents who are experiencing significant emotional and behavioral difficulties related to traumatic life events.

An Evidence Based approach to vocational rehabilitation for people with serious mental illnesses. Promotes the belief that everyone with a serious mental illness is capable of working competitively in the community.

An Evidence-Based Practice for children’s mental health. It involves several decision and practice support tools to assist in the selection, review, adaptation, or construction of promising treatments to match particular child characteristics.

An Evidence-Based short-term, goal-oriented psychotherapy model that takes a hands-on, practical approach to problem-solving.

An Evidence-Based person-centered counseling style for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about change by paying particular attention to the language of change.