Compassion Fatigue, Burnout in Healthcare & Domestic Hardships in the Era of COVID

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Irene Yaymadjian, PsyD, LMFT 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, in her private practice Dr. Yaymadjian works primarily with women suffering from postpartum depression, self-esteem issues, & individuals 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 Pepperdine University and Pacific Oaks College, where she teaches Addiction and Substance Use, Law and Ethics, Diagnostic Skills, Theories, and Practicum ready courses to Masters and Doctoral students.

Anita Avedian, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (License # LMFT 38403) and has been practicing psychotherapy since 1996. She is the Executive Director of Avedian Counseling Center and Anger Management 818 with offices throughout Los Angeles. Her specialties include working with relationships, anger, social anxiety, general anxiety, and addictions. Anita is a Certified Anger Management Specialist IV and a Diplomat Member of the National Anger Management Association (NAMA). She authored Anger Management Essentials, a workbook for aggression, which has been translated into Spanish, Armenian, and Hebrew, as well as the teen’s workbook which has been translated into Spanish..

  • The Armenian American Medical Society is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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Webinar Information

Date: August 24, 2020

Time: 07:00 pm

Compassion Fatigue, Burnout in Healthcare & Domestic Hardships in the Era of COVID
Monday, August 24, 2020 | 7:00 PM Pacific Time

Presented By:
Iren Yaymadjian, PsyD, LMFT and Anita Avedian, LMFT