Dr. Seda Gragossian has spent several years working closely with patients suffering from a broad spectrum of addictions. Rather than addressing the addiction as a stand-alone condition, Dr. Gragossian’s treatment consists of full examination of all the factors that might have contributed to the abuse of a substance.
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For the past decade, Dr. Seda Gragossian has provided a diverse population within the Southern California community with a supportive outlet for the treatment of addictions. In her role as Clinical Director at Talk Therapy, Dr. Gragossian offers compassionate and comprehensive therapeutic interventions for patients suffering from emotional and behavioral dependence on substances and activities.
As a California-licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Gragossian has both administered treatment to patients and performed as a supervisor of inpatient and outpatient programs. Having worked in numerous clinical settings, Dr. Gragossian has extensive experience heading individual, couples, and group therapy sessions for patients struggling with addiction, as well as family members coping with the aftermath of loved ones’ addictions.
Prior to starting Talk Therapy, Dr. Gragossian served as Clinical Director at a prominent in-patient and out-patient clinic in San Diego where she set up a successful IOP program. Prior to that, she worked as Clinical Supervisor at Alvarado Parkway Institute (API) where she managed a staff of over 30 therapists as well as the daily operations of the psychology department. Through her consistent focus on program and service improvement, she helped to create and maintain an effective and nurturing recovery environment. Her dedication, efficiency, and loyalty earned her two nominations for San Diego County’s Clinician of the Year award.
Dr. Gragossian’s treatment protocols involve addressing any and all fundamental emotional conditions that may have facilitated current, unhealthy dependencies. By introducing patients to healthy coping strategies and assisting them with addressing and resolving vital emotional challenges, Dr. Gragossian helps patients not only recognize triggers that can lead to relapse, but offers a broad spectrum of approaches designed to reduce the likelihood relapse will occur.
Prior to her successful and satisfying career as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Gragossian was a software engineer, who—for more than 10 years—assisted in the development of groundbreaking technologies that are still in use in clinical settings.