ALLA BRANZBURG joined the adjunct faculty in 2012. A psychotherapist and life coach, she specializes in relationships, including couple and family therapy, and co-occurring disorders in clinical practice with individuals, couples and families. She also provides life-coaching services for individuals and businesses, helping clients reach their potential as well as their professional and personal goals.
For the past 16 years, she has worked in a variety of settings, including the inpatient psychiatric unit at Northridge Hospital Medical Center; 10 years as clinical director of the Independence Community Treatment Clinic; and as a trainer and supervisor for interns and trainees from the master’s degree in marriage and family therapy programs at California State University, Northridge, and Phillips Graduate Institute, in addition to various social work associate and master’s degree programs.
Branzburg has facilitated incest survivor groups at Valley Women’s Center and the Independence Community Treatment Clinic and is currently a therapist for the Victims of Violent Crimes unit at the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office. She was also trained by the California Problem Gambling Treatment Services Program to provide treatment to clients with problem gambling addiction.
Previously, she served on the board of directors of Jewish Family Service in Salt Lake City and is currently involved with various nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles as a lecturer and group facilitator. She maintains a private practice in Woodland Hills, California.