Ahab Liskin, LCSW
Ahab Liskin, LCSW, earned a BA in psychology from UC Berkeley, an MSW from USC, and has been licensed since 2000. He has been a staff therapist and clinical supervisor at UCLA TIES for Families since 2007. He has worked with children and families in multiple settings, including Seneca Center (residential treatment in the Bay Area), DCFS Adoptions Division, LA Child Guidance Clinic Day Treatment and Early Intervention programs, and JFSLA. At TIES, he provides psychotherapy to children, families, parents, and groups. He is certified in multiple evidence based practices, including Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Managing and Adapting Practices (MAP), and Reflective Parenting Program (RPP). He has also had training in Seeking Safety, FOCUS, UCLA TIES adoption-specific manualized treatment (ADAPT), and provides grief/loss intervention group services (LIFT program) to prospective adoptive parents whose placements disrupted or are at risk of disruption due to reunification. He provides outreach, consultation, and training to parents in the process of fostering and adopting. He manages our Adoption Promotion and Support Services (APSS) contract with DCFS and facilitates referrals from this contract. He is bilingual and provides services in English and Spanish.