About Us

Our mission is to decrease isolation at any stage of motherhood and create a network in which expectant mothers, new mothers, those who have experienced maternal loss and mothers in general can receive support through this multifaceted phase of life while strengthening their family along the way.

Emma and Tara are professionals and mothers who have created a network within their practice to support mothers during their transition and the phases that follow. Their practice is linked with other providers that support families with infant to school aged children and beyond. Their goal is that each mother will have all the resources they need at their fingertips.

Emma Santizo

Emma Santizo, LCSW - Transitions In MotherhoodEmma Santizo is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 15 years of professional experience. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in social science with a concentration in social services from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Emma graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Master’s degree in social work (multi-cultural concentration in children, youth and families) and is licensed by the Board of Behavioral Sciences, and she is a member of Postpartum Support International.

Emma is currently on Medical Leave. Send a message to Emma Santizo.

Emma Santizo featured in The Balanced Mom Magazine

Tara Farajian

Tara Farajian, LCSW - Transitions In MotherhoodTara Farajian is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 10 years of experience. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and Spanish. Tara received her Master’s degree in social work (multi-cultural concentration in children, youth and families) from California State University, Long Beach and is licensed by the Board of Behavioral Sciences, and she is a member of Postpartum Support International.

Send a message to Tara Farajian.


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4301 Atlantic Ave, Suite 6
Long Beach, CA 90807

Tara Farajian, LCSW
Emma Santizo, LCSW
Office: (562) 650-0474
Fax: (562) 286-8204
Email: info@timotherhood.com

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