Damanpreet Mangat is the owner of Blissful Mind Counseling Services. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with the state of California. She completed her undergraduate education at California State University, Stanislaus, Damanpreet earned a degree in Sociology with emphasis in Criminology and Social Deviance. Damanpreet further pursued her graduate education at National University by completing a Masters in Counseling, Psychology.
Prior to finishing graduate school, Damanpreet found her passion for helping others working as a mental health specialist at East Bay's busiest Psychiatric Hospital in San Leandro, CA and other behavioral health agencies from past 15 years. She worked variety of populations struggling with chronic, severe, and persistent mental illness ( psychotic disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, eating disorder and substance abuse issues.
As a Clinician, Damanpreet strives to advocate for her patients and help to reduce stigmas by educating clients, their loved onces, and the general population. She has treated clients/patients with anxiety disorders, trauma, LGBT, anger management, stress management,adjustment disorders, cultural concerns and issues, couples.
Damanpreet is a firm believer in the power of compassion, empathy, and empowerment. She takes a multi-disciplinary approach to her work, involving psychiatric emergency room staff, medical and allied Health practitioners where appropriate to ensure each client has the support they need to have the best chance at success in therapy. Damanpreet is client focused and believes in the importance of developing a trusting therapeutic relationship with each of her clients in order to meet their needs and to provide the best outcome.