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Alia Elasmar

Associate Marriage and family Therapist and Associate Professional Clinical Counselor

AMFT#105075 and APPC#4870

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Degrees/Schools Attended

I am an alumni of Long Beach State University where I completed my BA in Psychology and Minor in Sociology. I earned my M.S. in Counseling from California State University, Los Angeles. I hold a Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Counseling with advanced authorization in Child Welfare and Attendance and am a registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Culturally Sensitive/Multicultural Therapy
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Social Justice Informed Therapy
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)

Ages I Typically Work With

  • Adolescence [12-20]
  • Young Adult [21-35]
  • Adulthood [35-50]

Population Focus

“Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.”
― S.L. Alder
I strive to create safe spaces for those of diverse backgrounds and I believe in the power of connection with individuals and their families to work toward change, healing and thriving.

Issues Treated

  • Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Communication/Conflict
  • Couple/Marital Issues
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Family Conflict
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual (GLB) Life/Relationship Issues
  • Parenting
  • Religious Issues
  • School Issues
  • Teen Issues
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues


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