Brian Broomand, M.A.
Direct Phone: (818) 425-9757
Brian Broomand, M.A. is a registered psychological assistant working under the supervision of David Plotkin, Ph.D. Brian received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of California, Irvine, a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University and is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in clinical psychology at Alliant International University’s California School of Professional Psychology.
Brian comes to the mental health field with years of personal, professional, and academic experience in community and college counseling settings working with a wide range of populations. Brian completed a fellowship with Mental Health America of Los Angeles in partnership with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health where he became a certified Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist. Brian has also worked as a Mental Health Counselor at Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services and San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center. He has conducted individual and group counseling, case management and crisis intervention to ethnically diverse polpulations (Russian, Armenian, Middle Eastern, Asian, South American etc.). Brian is bilingual and can provide therapy in English and Farsi.
During Brian’s doctoral program, he has interned at The Village Family Services for more than two years working as a Mental Health Clinician. In this position, Brian gained certification as a Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist and received training in Seeking Safety, Solutions Focused, and Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Therapies. Brian’s primary therapeutic modality is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is further supplemented with Gestalt, Humanistic, Existential & Psychodynamic approaches. He helps clients experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, and other mental health conditions. Brian’s most recent internship placed him in the community college settings (Los Angeles Valley College- Valley Community Health Care & Whittier College Student Counseling Center) where he provided individual therapy and outreach to multiple students of different sexual orientations, race, genders, religions, nationalities and ethnicities (immigrants, first generation college students, victims of trauma, abuse and crime).
Being an empathetic, patient, nonjudgmental, understanding and compassionate clinician, Brian does his very best to help each client realize their inner strength and ability to overcome barriers and to help them live each day with minimal pain or distress.
Registered Psychological Assistant Number – 94025707