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Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center

Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center

A Bridge to Healing for Victims of Trauma and Violence

Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center

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To create a better quality of life by bringing mental health care, advocacy, outreach, education, and evidence based services to diverse victims of trauma and their families.





LBTRC Services

The LBTRC seeks to improve the daily lives of people affected by crime and violence with the following services:

Provision of evidence-based trauma treatment and case management for victims and their families in both individual and group therapy settings:

  • Outreach to Clients
  • Individual Therapy Sessions
  • Couple's Therapy (Trauma Related)
  • Psychiatric Referral and Medication Follow-up
  • Walk in Consults 
  • Case Management

Individualized assistance to linkages for:

  • Physical health issues
  • Housing/relocation/school services
  • Legal issues
  • Food
  • Employment
  • Emergency Assistance

Services at the Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center are provided by clinicians and advanced graduate students who are under the direct supervision of faculty in the College of Education. These students have specialties in Social Work and Marriage/Family Counseling.

Clients are accepted on a first come, first served basis and on level of need. Referrals are made to outside sources when necessary. The first step for receiving our services is to contact us. We look forward to serving you and your family!

Note: Bilingual services are available in some languages.

Jane Conoley, Jorge Chavez and Bita Ghafoori
CSULB President Jane Conoley, Graduate Student Jorge Chavez, and LBTRC Director Bita Ghafoori


  • Dignity Health Saint Mary Medical Center
  • California State University of Long Beach
  • The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach
  • Long Beach Police Department
  • Los Angeles County District Attorney
  • Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Office
  • City Manager of Long Beach
  • California Endowment
  • California Victim's Compensation Program
  • Women's Shelter of Long Beach
  • Cast LA
  • Long Beach Development Services