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Helping you and your family live the lives you want and deserve.

When you look at your family, you can’t help but feel a bit burnt out.

If it’s not a call from your child’s school or coming home to a withdrawn teenager, it’s missing the gym again and having to deal with everything at home.

You know that you and your family are capable of more. That each of you has dreams and passions inside you that are within your grasp. But you also know that life feels a bit like an obstacle course, and working hard to get through the maze is keeping all of you from being the people you want to be.

THIS REALIZATION MAKES YOU FEEL LIKE A BIT OF A FAILURE.

Like you’re not able to keep your own life on course let alone those of the ones you love.

It’s incredibly frustrating to know you, your child, or your family is on the wrong path. Even though you’re invested in bringing about real transformation in you and your family’s lives, you’re still not sure how to make the changes that are going to help you find direction.

WELL, WE’RE HERE TO SUPPORT You.

Our Mission

At Simi Psychological Group, our mission is to reach the true root of your struggles so you can create real lasting change in you and your family’s lives. We know you have full control to live the life you want and deserve, which will then ripple into our community and the world.

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We also serve Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills, Northridge, Porter Ranch, and the surrounding communities.

In addition, we offer online therapy in Los Angeles, Ventura County and throughout California.

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JOHN DANIAL

PH.D.

NVARD MKRTCHYAN

LMFT

Donna Novak

PSY.D.

ORIYAN MAOR

AMFT

SARAH PARSONS

LMFT

LIEZEL LAUGUICO

AMFT

Jarah Trenier

AMFT

KAIDI LUI

LMFT

Joshua Duke

AMFT

Lindsay Hall

AMFT

Allison Jackson

AMFT

Joanne Miller

Intake Coordinator

Jean Paterak

Operations Manager and Billing

I highly recommend the therapists

Five yellow stars

At Simi Psychological Group. They really know how to help the clients they work with! They were very welcoming and made the entire experience comfortable!

Simi Psychological group is a wonderful practice

Five yellow stars

They really care about the families they work with. The therapists are warm, supportive, and very knowledgeable!

Amazing Psychologist

Five yellow stars

Dr. Danial is an amazing psychologist. He is so kind, caring and really connects with his patients. He is very sensitive to the needs of parents as well. He is very gentle in his approach, but yet is effective, and truly has a natural ability to connect with children.

Excellent organization with very personable and competent clinicians

Five yellow stars

The Simi Psychological Group is an excellent organization with very personable and competent clinicians. They quickly return calls and work to meet the clients needs as best they can. It definitely gives me peace of mind to refer clients here. Very highly recommend them.

Simi Psychological Group had been a wonderful help to our marriage.

Five yellow stars

Simi Psychological Group had been a wonderful help to our marriage. My husband and I were playing out unhealthy patterns that had me thinking divorce was the only solution. SPG has helped us break those patterns. They gave us new and healthy ways to communicate, parent, and deal with daily stressors. I credit SPG for not only saving our marriage but also helping to make it stronger and better than ever.

Professional, educated, trustworthy, non-judgemental, ideal "devil's advocate", understanding and kind.

Five yellow stars

About gave up on ever receiving proper cognitive (talk) therapy within 50 miles and 5 years ago was referred to this new office. Thank you Dr. Novak & Dr. Danial. Good cognitive therapy during difficult times is better than taking a pill or going for a walk!

I enjoyed my time so much I came back for several months

Five yellow stars

At first, I thought I would only come in for a session or two to get some advice for helping me manage my anger but I enjoyed my time so much I came back for several months to improve all aspects of mental health.

I've had such a warm experience working with the therapists at Simi Psychological group.

Five yellow stars

I recommend this group for anyone looking to get some real and valuable support and growth!

Nvard is an incredibly kind and welcoming therapist.

Five yellow stars

I’ve known her for several years and her empathic nature is truly empowering. She’s helped guide me through difficult challenges and to that I’m always grateful. Nvard is a great friend, coworker, advocate and clinician. I look forward to seeing her blossom and continually help everyone around her grow. Thank you!!

I appreciate everything they have done for me, and will be forever grateful to this group of people.

Five yellow stars

My therapists from Simi Psychological Group have given me the guidance that I need to literally change my life. I appreciate everything they have done for me, and will be forever grateful to this group of people.

I am healthier

Five yellow stars

I am healthier, and this journey into the next phase of my life will be manageable thanks to therapy.

They are really the best in the area!

Five yellow stars

My experience with Simi Psychological Group has been nothing short of great! The professional staff managed by Dr. Novak and her team assisted one of our family members through a very difficult time in their lives. At first, we were a bit concerned that they were out of network but they are well worth it! They were caring, compassionate and most importantly professional throughout every step of the way. They are really the best in the area!

Sarah's empathy and drive to help you are genuine

Five yellow stars

Sarah Parsons is not only an incredibly talented professional and confidant, but she is also one of the most kind hearted and compassionate people I have ever met. She makes you feel heard and understood as a unique individual without any form of judgment. More importantly, from the first few minutes of speaking with her, you know that Sarah’s empathy and drive to help you are genuine. With Sarah’s continued guidance and support, I feel much more confident about being able to navigate any stressor that life may throw at me.

I would refer anyone to schedule a session with him

Five yellow stars

Oriyan is a great therapist to work with. He is kind, compassionate, and very knowledgeable. I would refer anyone to schedule a session with him.

Oriyan was instrumental in helping me understand some key aspects about my own self!

Five yellow stars

Oriyan asked me key questions about this issue and helped me come to terms with the truth and many other things. He nudged (as in forced) me in directions that I did not want to go (but looking back, am so thankful that he did). In the process, I came to the conclusion that I need more sessions and need to talk more about stuff. Oriyan was instrumental in helping me understand some key aspects about my own self! As a result of therapy with Oriyan, I think my outlook, goals and perspective have gained clarity and I am very happy about it. Thank you, Oriyan!

Kaidi Liu makes you feel heard without any judgment

Five yellow stars

Originally I was nervous coming, but Kaidi Liu makes you feel heard without any judgment. She is compassionate and professional. With Kaidi’s guidance, I feel much easier to deal with my stress and anxiety. Thanks!

Josh Duke at Simi Psychological Group is an absolute gem

Five yellow stars

Josh Duke at Simi Psychological Group is an absolute gem. Josh is highly skilled at integrating trauma informed therapy into his work with couples and individuals. Josh not only brings clinical skills and experience, but more importantly a personal touch that stems from his own wealth of experiences. He is empathic, kind, warm, funny, and brilliant, all of which enrich his work as a therapist. Anyone who has the fortune to work with Josh is lucky.

It's both an absolute pleasure and privilege to be the recipient of Ms. Allison Jackson's time and clinical expertise

Five yellow stars

It’s both an absolute pleasure and privilege to be the recipient of Ms. Allison Jackson’s time and clinical expertise. Allison asks incredibly thoughtful questions that not only makes you feel like you’re the only person on her mind, but that you are being heard in an intimate, meaningful way. It’s evident that she is wired to think about the wellbeing of others, and is motivated by walking alongside others in their respective journeys. For anyone seeking a soft-spoken, kind, and empathetic practitioner, consider becoming one of Allison’s clients. You will be impacted for the better!

As a fellow colleague, I strongly recommend Kaidi as a group facilitator!

Five yellow stars

As a fellow colleague, I strongly recommend Kaidi as a group facilitator! She co-facilitates a women’s anxiety group here. Their group does amazing work supporting those with anxiety. I trust that they will help even more people in the future!

Nvard is an empathetic and skilled clinician

Five yellow stars

Nvard is an empathetic and skilled clinician, the past year she has been passionate about mastering her skills as a group therapist. I highly recommend anyone who is looking for a safe space to be vulnerable and be a part of healing experience to inquire about her group offerings. Nvard prioritizes her efforts to connect with her clients and utilizes a strength based approach. Thank you Nvard and Simi Psychological Group for your services.

Allison Jackson is a kind hearted and open minded professional.

Five yellow stars

Allison Jackson is a kind hearted and open minded professional. She takes the time to analyze and evaluate each situation brought to her and responds with empathy. She goes above and beyond to make others feel welcome and comfortable, which naturally creates a safe space to share. She is truly a great choice for a therapist in Simi Valley.

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