Therapist Profile

Arolyn Burns, M.A.
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127 N Madison Ave #302 Pasadena, CA 91101-1716
(626) 644-8777
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Arolyn has been the Director of The A Treatment Center since 2004 and has been practicing as a Marriage and Family Therapist since 1997. Her private practice allows her to move fluidly from a Psychotherapist to Hypnotherapist, and Coach. She is also a Certified Mediator. She is a Clinical Member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, holds a BA in Communication and an MA in Clinical Psychology from Azusa Pacific University. She is a Certified Hypnotherapist with specialized certifications in Sports Performance and Pain Management. She has completed film school at Los Angeles Film Studies Center and was a professional dancer. Arolyn has a passion for individuals in the Entertainment Industry. She has worked with numerous Industry professionals and is aware of the specific therapeutic issues that may arise.

She worked for the Department of Children and Family Services for over 10 years and made a positive impact on the children and families that she served. While at DCFS she was the Domestic Violence Liaison for the Pasadena area and an Evaluator for children with Mental Health Issues (D-Rate). .

Arolyn taught Junior High and High school for about 9 years, and is successful in working with troubled youth and defiant teens. She is a Master Facilitator of Anger Management and Domestic Violence groups and is trained to facilitate group discussions as well as hold trainings on Alternatives to Violence. She is an Adoption Specialist and is highly trained in the issues surrounding Birth parents, children and adoptive families. She is a Certified Mediator and is trained to mediate for individuals as well large corporations.

About My Practice

Office Hours
M-F appointments only
Individual, Group, Family & Couples Counseling, Hypnotherapy for Performance Anxiety, Self Esteem and other issues. *All clients who have worked with Arolyn and took the BAR have passed. She also works with Athletes to improve their game, and Performers to improve their auditions and perform with less anxiety.
Any Insurance Eligible
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


MA, Clinical Psychology, Azusa Pacific University, 1997 BA, Communication, Azusa Pacific University, 1992

Area of Specialty

Anger Management
Assertiveness Training
Career Stress and Changes
Communication Skills
Crisis Intervention
Domestic Violence
Employment Issues
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Offenders)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Play Therapy
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Object Relations
Master Facilitator of Domestic Violence, Certified Mediator, Adoption Specialist, Certified Hypnotherapist. Certified in Hypnotherapy for Sports Performance and Pain Management.
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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