Biography

Maryam Afshari, MFT
Therapist

Maryam Afshari, MFT is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, who speaks both English and Persian-Farsi.

Mrs. Afshari has four years of clinical experience, working with individuals dealing with addiction, anxiety, depression, domestic violence, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and relationship issues.

Mrs. Afshari received her BA in Health Administration from California State University, Northridge, and completed her Master’s in Counseling from Webster University in 2009.

Mrs. Afshari’s methods of therapy are Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Solution Focused Therapy. During her clinical work, she has facilitated individual and group counseling in crisis interventions, anger management, parenting, and substance abuse to provide psycho-education and increase insight into maladaptive coping mechanisms.

Mrs. Afshari is currently a Counselor and Adjunct Professor at Saddleback College, with over six years of experience in teaching & providing academic, career, and personal counseling to a diverse student population at Saddleback and other local community colleges. Her efforts at Saddleback won her the 2016-2017 President’s Award for Innovation, Leadership & Distinguished Services.

California License Number: LMFT104786

Qualifications

Education & Training

California State University, Northridge

Mrs. Afshari received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Health Administration from California State University, Northridge

Webster University

Mrs. Afshari completed her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Webster University