Cross Cultural Expressions Community Counceling Center

Mastaneh Moghadam, LCSW

Mastaneh Moghadam

Mastaneh Moghadam, LCSW holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Child Development with an emphasis in Music Therapy from California State University Northridge and a Masters of Social Work degree from California State University Long Beach. She is the co-founder of the non-profit organization, Cross-Cultural Expressions and Executive Director of CCE - Community Counseling Center in Encino, CA.

Mastaneh has worked extensively in the area of multi-cultural counseling and has spent the last 15 years working primarily with the Persian speaking Immigrant population.

She specializes in work with survivors of Domestic Violence and their children, LGBTQ individuals and their families, couples counseling, pre-marital counseling, and parenting issues. She also provides clinical supervision to interns and trainee’s.

Mastaneh is active in facilitating various trainings, presentations, and workshops on a variety of subjects related to multicultural counseling (i.e. Therapy with the Middle Eastern Population, Domestic Violence and the Iranian Community, Parenting in a Dual Cultural Setting, etc); for organizations such as Los Angeles Department of Mental Health, Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, the West Hollywood and Beverly Hills Police Department, Beverly Hills High School, Ayeneh Foundation, 30 Years After, JQ International, etc; as well as on Iranian television and radio.

She was a weekly guest speaker on the KIRN 670am Radio program, “The Role of Self and Mental Health” from 2012 to 2015. She served as the co-chair of the Under Represented Ethnic Populations Domestic Violence Task-Force from 2008 to 2011; and she continues to be an active member of the Department of Mental Health’s Under Represented Ethnic Population, Eastern European/Middle Eastern Sub-committee since 2008, acting as their co-chair from 2009 to 2011.