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Rita Akhian, AMFT

Associate Psychotherapist

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) 

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) 

  • Women’s Issues 

  • Trauma 

  • Depression & Anxiety 

  • Motivational Interviewing 

  • Attachment Theory 

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy 

  • Teens/Young Adults

  • Gottman Couples Therapy 

  • Anger Management 

  • Addiction 

  • Humanistic Theory 

  • Grief & Loss 


  • Armenian Speaking 

Rita Akhian, AMFT is an associate psychotherapist committed to helping individuals, couples, families, and children toward healing and growth. Rita has worked with her clients to navigate their own unique challenges such as trauma, depression, anxiety, addiction, grief & loss, relationship issues, and other issues impacting their overall well-being.


Her therapeutic approach is rooted in the idea that genuine connection, authenticity, and warmth are the stepping stones toward personal transformation. She believes in fostering a safe, judgment-free environment where clients can express themselves. Rita uses evidenced-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Attachment-based, and Client-centered approaches to assist her clients in feeling empowered to achieve their goals. She is passionate in the belief that the journey toward transformation begins within and radiates outward - affecting all areas of one’s life and sense of purpose. 




Get in Touch

(626) 206- 3139

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