Iman Kanj is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working in the field of mental health for 10 years. She received her Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Southern California in Mental Health and School Services and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in Psychology and Child Development.
Iman has experience working with young children, adolescents, and families. She has been trained in motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and various other therapeutic practices. Her treatment approaches are culturally-responsive, trauma-informed, and evidence-based. They are modified for the unique needs of each individual and family. She utilizes a combination of play, talk, and behavior therapy with children, adolescents, and families. She takes an eclectic approach, incorporating multiple therapeutic modalities, while working with adults.
Iman recognizes that seeking support requires plenty of courage, strength, and determination. She understands that taking the first steps toward change can feel both invigorating and nerve-wracking at the same time. Iman aims to create a warm, supportive, and non-judgmental space for her clients to share their life experiences. Iman acknowledges that one of our most fundamental human needs is to form connections, and she strives to utilize the therapeutic relationship with her clients as a guide for growth and healing. Iman hopes to become a partner in her clients’personal journeys, and to empower them to gain the valuable insight and practical skills essential for overcoming obstacles, achieving goals, and living a well-balanced, self-fulfilled life.
Iman Kanj, LCSW provides short and long term therapy to young children, adolescents, adults, as well as couples and families.
Anxiety and Depression
Attachment and Parenting
Cross-Cultural and Generational Issues
Coping Skills and Stress Management
Early Childhood Mental Health
Family, Intimate and Peer Relationships
Trauma and PTSD
Please call 510-981-1471 to schedule an appointment to meet with Iman Kanj, LCSW.