Sanela Kljajic, MA,

Primary Therapist


Sanela earned her Master’s in Psychology with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy at Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2015.  She is certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and specializes in treating addiction and trauma.  She has long been passionate about mental health care, and her educational background involves program development in a community mental health setting with an emphasis on empowering recovering from domestic violence and substance abuse through innovative therapy sessions.  Her past work includes delivering mental health care at a non-profit organization dedicated to providing healthcare and rehabilitation counseling to community members (children, adults, adolescents, and families).

Sanela’s earlier education included graduating from the University of California, Irvine in June 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Behavior.  Sanela has been working with clients in California drug and alcohol recovery centers since 2015.  She is passionate about providing quality therapy and care to her clients.

On her days off, Sanela enjoys spending quality time with her family, hiking, camping, practicing yoga and reading.