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About Dr. Aggie

Dr. Agnesa Papazyan, Psy.D., aka Dr. Aggie, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, who provides assessment and intervention to children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Aggie completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She earned a doctorate in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of La Verne, CA. She brings to her practice a broad range of prestigious clinical training, including, CHOC Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Michigan and the Autism Clinic at The Children’s Center in Michigan.

Additionally, Dr. Aggie has over 20 years of experience helping individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADHD, Learning Disorders, and other behavioral concerns: feeding, toileting, socialization, and behavioral/emotional difficulties. Dr. Aggie provides comprehensive evaluations and diagnoses for children with learning, attention, emotional/behavioral difficulties, as well as developmental disabilities. Assessment results are intended to provide families with strengths and weaknesses to assist with learning, social-emotional, and behavioral functioning in the home and school environment. Dr. Aggie conducts independent comprehensive neurodevelopmental and psychological/educational evaluations at the request of school districts and parents. 

My Approach

Araksi Simidyan

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Araksi has years of experience in the child welfare and social work fields as an administrator, children's social worker and therapist. Araksi has been trained  in various Evidence Based Practices including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT),  Seeking Safety (SS), and Child and Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). Araksi's graduate work focused on personality disorders, screening and assessment. 
In her role as the Director of Residential Treatment Program at St. Anne's she worked with victims of CSEC (Commercialized Sexual Exploitation of Children), severe abuse and trauma.  Araksi's administrative roles include Director of Training and Director of Foster Care and Adoption. 

Araksi earned her Masters of Psychology and her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University.  

Araksi was born and raised in Armenia and is fluent in Armenian and Russian Languages.   

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