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Irene Yaymadjian, Psy.D., LMFT

Adjunct Professor
Online Psychology Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Dr. Yaymadjian is a licensed marriage and family therapist with a doctorate in clinical psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Dr. Yaymadjian is trained in Jungian psychodynamic psychotherapy and works primarily with women suffering from postpartum depression, self-esteem issues, individual struggling with addiction and trauma related disorders. Dr. Yaymadjian's dissertation focused on "The Possible Relationship Between Jungian Personality Types and Burnout Risk Levels Among Psychotherapists." From this she developed a self-care prevention workshop where she volunteers her time and conducts trainings for mental health professionals across the country.

Dr. Yaymadjian is the founder of Hillside Wellness Center, a nonprofit organization in Sherman Oaks dedicated to providing affordable mental health services to individuals and families in need. She completed her internship at the Maple Counseling Center in Beverly Hills and continued her studies at various residential treatment centers while building Hillside for the community.

Dr. Yaymadjian is passionate about helping her community and especially working with mothers and new parents who are in need of support and guidance. In addition, she is an adjunct professor at Pacific Oaks College, where she teaches Addiction and Substance Use, Law and Ethics, and Diagnostic Skills.