Porter Ranch Counseling | Meet the team

Meet The Team

Laurel Wiig, PHD, LMFT


My Dedicated Strengths: people with careers that are high profile and/or hold sensitive high classified information, complex positions and careers, pilots, military, police, bio-engineering, actors, producers, writers.

Lauren-Tara Weinman, MA


My Dedicated Strengths: creative artists (musicians, artists, actors, writers), a break up, family or relationship conflict, relationship dissatisfaction, loneliness, feeling rejected, stress management, procrastination, scrambled thoughts, feelings of unhappiness or no energy.

Adam Jelloian


I am passionate about creating positive ways of thinking so that people may experience joy/peace day to day. I am here to help alleviate stress intrusive thoughts and emotional distress. Therapy is a journey we will take together one step at a time.

Ani Verbedian, MA, LMFT


Ani Verbedian, MA LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She joined porter ranch counseling with an incredible amount of experience and training in working with children, adolescents and families.

Marc Osadchey

Educational Guidance & Marriage and Family Therapist

I have worked in a variety of treatment settings – both publicly in schools as well as privately. I provide psych-educational assessments for children, adolescents and adults. I enjoy working with couples and individuals from all ages.

Lisa Monet

Teen Life Coach

More people than ever are unhappy with their job and career prospects. I offer a tailored career coaching experience for people dissatisfied with their career or contemplating a life career change.

Matt Hilburn, MA


My dedicated strengths: relationship issues, friendship and dating issues, breakups, separation, divorce, couples issues, pre-marital, enhancing partnerships, trauma, car accidents, home invasion, phobias, mindfulness, coping strategies, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, IBS.

Elizabeth Hagopian

Marketing & Scheduling Coordinator

Hello! My name is Elizabeth Hagopian and I’m so excited to be a part of Dr. Wiig’s team! Initially, I may be the one you speak to when you call PRC. I enjoy helping people get matched to the right therapist in order to give you a personalized fit.

Amanda Foster

Weight Loss Management Life Coach

Everyone’s weight loss journey is different. I work on a very individual, experiential level with my clients. Your personal experience is key to helping me determine how I will work with you to successfully tackle and achieve your weight loss and management goals.

Jason Matherson

Career Life Coach

More people than ever are unhappy with their job and career prospects. I offer a tailored career coaching experience for people dissatisfied with their career or contemplating a life career change.

Maria Baldasseroni, MA


My dedicated strengths: artistic and creative careers, trauma, abuse, anger management, poor impulse control, relationship and couples counseling, teen behavioral issues, parenting, negative memories, perfectionism, complicated family dynamics.



We work with adults, couples, families, children and teens.  If you’re looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or if you’re just ready to move in a new direction in your life, we are here to offer guidance and support no matter your situation.

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Porter Ranch Counseling
11145 Tampa Avenue Suite 27A
Porter Ranch, CA 91326

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