About Elena Bagourdi, PhD


Dr. Bagourdi is a Clinical & Health Psychologist. She is the co-founder of EXIS Youth Recovery, as well as the Program/Clinical Director. Dr Elena or Dr B, as her clients call her, specializes in the treatment of Addictive Behaviors, Trauma, Depression, Anxiety and Personality Disorders, and has been working as a psychotherapist with individuals and their families since 1998. As the Program/Clinical Director at EXIS Youth, Dr Elena is highly invested in constantly expanding the therapeutic modalities used at EXIS by seeking out and incorporating the most cutting-edge therapeutic approaches to the existing program, in order to sustain the effectiveness of the program and enrich its breadth. Dr. Bagourdi holds a PhD in Clinical/Health Psychology, a Masters in Clinical Psychology, and a Masters in Organizational & Economic Psychology. She has a keen interest in her community and is on the board of local non-profit organizations. She has also collaborated extensively with non-profit organizations internationally, and co-led the World Health Organization (WHO)'s "mhGAP" pilot project in Greece on behalf of a local non-profit organization, EPAPSY. She also maintains a successful private practice as a psychotherapist. 


EXIS Youth
11545 W Olympic Blvd.
West Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 424-246-5343
Fax: 213-261-9887

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