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About Us

Chapters Family Treatment Center utilizes evidence-based practices to assist the youth of today into their tomorrow, where adolescents are not defined by a diagnosis and limited only by their imagination. 


We believe that diagnoses only classify symptomology and do not define or label us. We treat every individual, uniquely, rather than focusing on labels and diagnoses.  


We provide an enriching environment that promotes creativity (drama and performing arts, dance, music, poetry, photography, and more), encourages healthy skill development, and most importantly, builds self-confidence and self-efficacy. These correlate with overall wellness and resilience. 


 We chose Chapters as our program name because we believe that our past, does not define us because many more chapters can be still written in our life journey.  We will help teens explore one’s story, and with consistency, repetition, proper planning, and relevant life tools, we will help write a clear healthy future. 


Chapters offers group, individual, and family therapeutic services for teens in forms of a partial hospitalization program, intensive outpatient program, and outpatient psychiatric services. All our services utilize a multidisciplinary team approach including complementary medicine that is personalized for every family. 


Our center offers smaller group sizes and more individual sessions than other PHP/IOP programs.


Executive Team

Dr. Parhami is a triple-board certified psychiatrist who completed his child and adolescent psychiatry training at Johns Hopkins University. He strongly believes in our vision that diagnoses do not define individuals.
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Iman Parhami, MD MPH

Medical Director

Lucy, a licensed clinical social worker, is our clinical director and helped establish our program. She has been in the mental health field for over twenty years and was recently a clinical director for multiple adolescent residential treatment centers.  
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Lucy Minassian, LCSW

Clinical Director

Brandy, as our director of operations, helped establish Chapters Family Treatment Center. She has over a decade of experience in establishing and running professional organizations. She founded a non-profit organization that raised funds and awareness for...
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Brandy Hughes

Director of Operations


Dr. Shana, licensed as a registered pharmacist, is our director of complementary medicine. She is certified as an advanced practice pharmacist and specializes in medication management as well as behavioral modifications for...  Continue Reading

Shana Barkhordari,

Director of Complimentary Medicine


Clinical Team

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Narine, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She strives on forming connections and being attuned with teens and young adults in treatment. Her experience in a non-public school setting for socially and emotionally struggling adolescents...
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Narine Kitapszyan, LMFT

Primary Therapist

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Lana Cohen, AMFT

Primary Therapist

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Michael Hoopingarner, AMFT, APCC

Primary Therapist

The goal of Improv for therapy is to teach the basic principals of improvisation and use the healing power of laughter. Our exercises help to get clients out of their heads and present in the moment in a safe and fun environment.
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Comedy & Improv

Experiential Group

Our Clinic

We provide families a safe space to heal the past, enjoy the present, and plan a successful future.

Our main attributes:  

  1. Empirically supported approaches 

  2. Belief that diagnoses and labels do not define us 

  3. Promote creativity and arts to build self-esteem and resilience 

  4. Multidisciplinary team approach  

  5. Focuses on family system 

  6. Utilizes complementary medicine  

Let's Connect

Our team is here for you and your family. Contact us to learn more about our program and the services we offer.

Program Hours

Monday to Friday

11:00am - 7:00pm

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21600 Oxnard St. 

Woodland Hills

California 91367


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The Joint Commission Accredited We earned the gold seal of approval for Behavioral Health Care and Human Services

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