Mona Tahsini, MFT

In-Home Teen and Family Coaching Program Director


Mona Tahsini Portrait
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #49806

  • Advanced training in behavior modification

  • Certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


  • Therapist at Teen Therapy Center (formerly Los Gatos Teen Therapy) (2011-present)

  • Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor for the City and County of San Francisco‚Äôs Department of Public Health at Juvenile Hall (2007-present)

  • Working with teens, families and community support services since 1999 to provide individual, family and group therapy, clinical assessments, strength-based and community based mental health services, crisis intervention and parent coaching

  • Facilitated Aggression Replacement Training (ART) groups with teens to teach positive anger management and social skills (2007-present)

  • Worked with children, teens and families at EMQ Children and Family Services (2002-2006) in a variety of programs and positions including Family Facilitator in Program Uplift (Wraparound Services), Mobile Crisis Clinician for the Adolescent Mobile Crisis Program, and Behavioral Specialist with Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS).

Special Areas of Interest: 

  • Defiant and oppositional behaviors

  • Family conflicts

  • Parenting challenging teens

Additional interest areas: aggression and anger management, co-parenting, depression, divorce, family conflict, impulsivity, peer problems, positive co-parenting, school difficulties, self-esteem, self-injurious behaviors, social skills, stress management, suicidal ideation, trauma