Therapist Profile

Susan Chakmakian
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620 N. Brand Blvd. Ste 401 Glendale, CA 91203
(818) 839-0390
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Gaining a deeper understanding of the way you feel and think and how you see yourself can help you work through obstacles and create positive changes in your life. I see it every day. By providing a safe environment to explore yourself, together we will uncover the emotional truth of your symptoms, which will lead to change and healing. And yes, this can be uncomfortable at times but the rewards are worth it. I work in collaboration with you and at your pace. As a musician, I have particular insight for artists and musicians. As a former clinical director of a teen hotline, I provide a comfortable environment for adolescents. I also specialize in infertility and adoption issues. I divide my time between therapy, mentoring students and MFT interns, and making music. My desire for self growth motivates me to actively pursue new concepts in psychology. I accept Blue Shield and I provide insurance reimbursement forms for other insurance providers. I also accept credit cards. Video chat is available for clients who travel. I am a supervisor for MFT Interns. These therapists are avail for a lower fee and work under my guidance.

About My Practice

Office Hours
by appt
Psychotherapy for individuals and couples
Blue Shield, Blue Shield of CA, Private Pay, PPO, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone


M.A., Clinical Psychology, Antioch University, Los Angeles, 2001

Area of Specialty

Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
Depression/Clinical Depression
Domestic Violence
Employment Issues
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Working With Therapists


Theoretical Orientation
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Object Relations
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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