Tanya Veluz, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist (Lic #53413) practicing psychotherapy in private practice in the Montrose area of Los Angeles, CA.
Tanya has experience working with couples, families, individuals, teens, and children (8-12). She prides herself on having a curious and direct approach in collaboration with you, to discover the best course of action to address the issues bringing you into treatment.
In addition to her private practice work Tanya works at Kaiser Permanente completing initial assessments, treating individuals (adults and children), families, running crisis, postpartum, and parenting groups. She also facilitates workshops out in the community on building and maintaining healthy relationships. She has been trained in Level I of Gottman Couples Therapy, also advanced training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and currently studies interpersonal neurobiology (IPNB) with Tina Payne Bryson, PH.D. Dr. Bryson is know in the field as one of the leading parenting and IPNB experts. Tanya also has experience utilizing trauma based treatments such as the Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM) and Havening. In addition to parenting work Tanya has training and experiance in Maternal Mental Health through Postpartum Support International. She is currently working on certification in all of these areas as well and to become a sleep consultant.
Previous work experience with Gateways Hospitals included, working in conjunction with the court system alongside attorneys and judges. Tanya has experience testifying in court to the progress of an individual’s treatment. While working at Gateways, she supervised Occupational Therapy interns who were learning to treat individuals with mental illness. She also volunteered with the LGBT community while at Aids Project Los Angeles (APLA) providing individual and couples therapy.
Tanya is a professional member of the California Marriage and Family Therapy Association (CAMFT), International Center for Excellence in Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT), Postpartum Support International (PSI) and International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP). She completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at Florida Atlantic University and then transferred to Pepperdine University to complete her Masters in Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy.