- M.D., St. George’s
University School of
Medicine in Grenada
- Residency, Delaware
- Fellowship, Johns
School of Medicine,
Child and Adolescent
- Certification, Psychiatry,
American Board of
- Certification, Psychiatry
DR. IMAN PARHAMI, MD MPH
Iman Parhami, MD MPH is a board-certified psychiatrist who completed his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Parhami strives to practice a multi-disciplinary approach that is empirically supported, family driven, and culturally sensitive. In addition to being the psychiatrist here, Dr. Parhami attends to his clients at West Valley’s Community Mental Health Clinic, at USC’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, and at a private clinic.
Furthermore, Dr. Parhami, provides clinical instruction in psychiatry to medical students, psychology interns, and postdoctoral trainees at USC’s UCEDD.
Dr. Parhami’s clinical interests include helping adolescents overcome excessive behaviors that can become problematic, such as video gaming, drug use, and gambling.
He is also enthused in providing psychiatric evaluations and psychopharmacological treatments for complex ADHD, severe mood disorders, autism related symptoms, mood disorders, aggressive behaviors, depression, and anxiety disorders.
Dr. Parhami’s training experience consists of multiple settings highlighted by year-long rotations at the Co-Occurring Disorders in Adolescence Clinic at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute. During his training, he received multiple national recognition awards, which included a research training grant from the American Academy of Children and Adolescents and National Institute of Drug Use, and other awards from the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and American Psychiatric Association.
Dr. Parhami has published multiple peer-reviewed scientific journal articles focusing on addictive disorders. Notably, Dr. Parhami completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at UCLA focusing on psychosocial interventions for behavioral addictions and a clinical fellowship at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia.
Dr. Parhami spends his free time with friends and family in the San Fernando Valley, where he grew up. He is also an avid fan of his alma mater’s (USC) football team.
- M.A., Social Work
- California State
University, Long Beach
- B.A., Psychology
- California State
LUCY MINASSIAN, MSW, LCSW
Lucy Minassian is an interactive, solution-focused therapist with over 18 years of experience in the mental health field. As a licensed clinical social worker, her work history consists of working with individuals across the age spectrum in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Applying various evidenced-based approaches, she encourages family involvement as a major part in the recovery process. A firm believer in systems theory, she sees the family unit as complex and ever-changing. Thereby challenging and empowering families to grow and thrive in order to meet the demands of the family unit.
Specializing in treating adolescents, adults, couples, and families struggling with addiction, co-occurring disorders, relationship issues, anxiety, and depression. Lucy takes an action-oriented, collaborative approach to promote change in both individuals and their families. Along with compassion and understanding, Lucy utilizes the therapeutic relationship to explore the underlying causes of addiction in order to successfully move through pain and trauma to develop healthy coping skills.
- MPH, Sports Medicine & Public Health, Western University of Health Sciences
- ND, Clinical and Holistic Human Nutrition & Naturopathy, American College of Holistic Nutrition
- MD/PhD CandidateSt. Luke’s University School of Medicine
- Certified by the Council on Naturopathic Registration and Accreditation
DR. FARID ZARIF, MPH, ND PhD
Dr. Farid Zarif is a certified ED specialist and highly sought leader in ED (Eating Disorders) therapy, dietetics, and human nutrition science. He holds advance degrees in human nutrition science and naturopathy. He is a former instructor of Patient Standardization at Western University, School of Medicine. Dr. Zarif is also a professional public speaker, presenter, and authority on “How the Human Circadian Rhythms Affect Biological and Physiological Reactions, during ingestion, physical activity and sleep.
Dr. Zarif is the founder and CEO of The Rhythm System, Yutrition.co and The Zarif Foundation. The foundation develops after school mentoring programs and curriculums for public and private schools, faith-based organizations, and educational institutions. It also contracts with social service agencies, churches, Faith-based agencies to assist with health awareness, disease and illness (including: Diabetes, hypertension, heart, respiratory, obesity and cancer) mitigation and eating disorders assessment and treatment.
The Rhythm System is firmly rooted in personal empowerment, adaptability, and the right to make productive decisions. Dr. Zarif is also a certified and registered Nutritionist and Naturopath and has aided several top tier hospitals and urgent care centers, clinics and community organizations, and celebrities globally, improve over-all healthier conditions and lifestyles.
As an ED activist, Dr. Zarif’s approach to treatment has been stellar. He has served in a leadership capacity for many educational, medical, religious, and family development programs throughout America. He is President of the Professional Fitness Instructors of America (PFIA).
- M.A., Counseling Psychology, California LutheranUniversity
- B. A., Psychology; an emphasis in Clinical Psychology, California Lutheran University
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Marsha Linehan
- Parent Project Facilitator Parent Project
SETH FENTON, LMFT
Life is difficult with many ups and downs, and suffering from depression and anxiety does not make this any easier. I will do my best to give you the tools you need to help you get through the tough times. My training and experience will help reduce your pain and provide you with cognitive tools to help you help yourself. I specialize in the difficult. What makes my practice unique is that I can come to you to help make you life a little easier. I further have a Masters in Counseling Psychology with 7 years of experience. I work with Adolescents, Children, Couples, Families and Individuals.
At The Meadowglade, we help you navigate through mental health challenges so that you are able to live a healthy, happy life.
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