Phil Takakjian, PhD is a well-trained and thoroughly experienced Clinical Psychologist who has been in the field of psychotherapy for over 30 years. In addition to being a sound generalist, he specializes in the treatment of Addiction, Trauma and Psychosomatic (mind/body) Disorders. While his Relational Therapy approach is rooted in the traditions and practices of western psychology he is also thoroughly cross trained in Eastern Wisdom Traditions (ie. Mindfulness). Phil has for 20 years, trained in and practiced Zen Buddhism. Phil is very understanding and supportive but he is also very active in therapy and regularly assigns homework, practices for daily living and readings.
PhD in Clinical Psychology - California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno, CA
BA in Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
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