Mary Ann Armanious, MA
Mary Ann Armanious has earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at Azusa Pacific University and is currently in school to receive her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She also holds a B.A. in Psychology with a Minor in Child Development at Cal State Los Angeles.
Training and Experience
Prior to her graduate level education, she has worked at a pre-school with children ages 3-5, an Alzheimer’s home care unit, and is an active member volunteering with the youth at her church.
Mary Ann has actively sought out and received training in Trauma Focused CBT (TFCBT), Seeking Safety, Perinatal Trauma, Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), and Play Therapy. She utilizes several approaches that best fit the clients needs such as CBT, Psychoanalysis, Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Humanistic, and more.
Mary Ann has experience in providing individual therapy to several populations across a variety of settings. She has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in treating a broad range of disorders such as anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, etc. Mary Ann has provided therapy for school districts, community mental health centers, and with the court-mandated population. She has also worked with parents, social workers, and case managers to provide additional support for her clients. Mary Ann has a passion for working with diverse and marginalized communities and makes sure to advocate for their needs. Her own strong ties to her cultural background gives her additional insight and interest in how her client’s ethnic and racial identities can be accessed as strengths in the work in therapy.
She uses a highly collaborative approach in her work with clients meaning that she makes sure that each client has a primary role in their therapeutic work and highly values the relationship she is able to build with her clients.
Other than her work and studies, she enjoys going to the beach, going to concerts, and watching movies in her free time.