Ilissa C. Banhazl, M.S., M.F.T.
License #44737

Address: 2220 E. Route 66 Suite 226
Glendora, CA 91740
Phone number: (626) 335-0903
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M.S., M.F.T., Marriage, Family and Child Therapy, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA, 2005

M.A. in Reading from C. W. Post University, Westbury, New York, 1984

B.A. in Elementary/Early Childhood Education, Boston University, Boston, MA 1979

Thesis, University of La Verne – Sept. 05
Created a group therapy manual for adolescent girls grades 7 – 12, Girl Power: Body Image and Eating Concerns for Adolescent Girls


CAMFT California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA)
Endometriosis Association


City of Chino Counseling Services
Nov. 04 – Dec. 07
Counseled individuals, couples, families, children, and adolescents

Chino Hills High School Chino, CA
Sept. 05 – June 07
Counseled adolescents and their families

Ramona Middle School Chino, CA
Sept. 05 – June 07
Counseled adolescents and their families

Buena Vista Continuation School Chino, CA
Sept. 05 – June 07
Counseled adolescents and their families

Pacifica Recovery Claremont, CA
Summer 06
Facilitated Eating Disorder Groups and counseled individual females

Angeles Community Counseling Center Monrovia, CA May 04-Jan. 05
Counseled individuals, couples, families, adolescents and children

Plymouth Elementary School Monrovia, CA
Sept. 04 – Feb. 05
Counseled children and their families

Endometriosis Association
Sept. 01 – present
Counseled, supported, and educated women and their families

The Reading Center Glendora, CA
Sept. 1990 – May 1995
Improved reading skills for children and adolescents

PS 45 Brooklyn, New York
Sept.1979 – June 1984
First Grade Teacher

Related Experience:

Speaking Engagements:

Binge Eating in Older Women

2009 City of Chino Counseling Services: Eating Disorders

2010 Stepping Stones for Women: Self-esteem, Communication, and Eating Disorders

2010 Luna Mom’s Club Glendora: Eating Disorders

2011 UWest, Rosemead, CA: Body Image and Eating Disorders

2012 University of La Verne, CA: Private Practice

Note: Ilissa is available for speaking engagements.