Kelli Mahmud, APCC


"My journey into the mental health field was deeply personal. Having experienced the transformative power of counseling in my own life, I became impassioned about extending that same opportunity to others. I recognized a profound need for individuals to receive guidance and support in their quest to become the best versions of themselves. This realization fueled my commitment to establishing my career in counseling and providing accessible, compassionate services aimed at empowering individuals to navigate life's challenges and thrive.

The most fulfilling aspect of my job is guiding individuals towards their destined path and witnessing their growth as they embrace newfound self-awareness."

Kelli Mahmud is a pre-licensed professional clinical counselor (CA, Associate #APCC15307) currently being supervised by Dr. Alissa Lukas (CA License #PSY30195) for all sessions at Oak Health Center.

Kelli Mahmud, APCC

Kelli Mahmud, APCC

Location: Laguna Hills
Languages: English


Kelli is an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. She earned her Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The Townsend Institute at Concordia University, Irvine. Kelli’s expertise include using an eclectic approach, utilizing a variety of therapeutic modalities such as CBT, motivational interviewing, play therapy, and family systems therapy. With a particular focus on understanding the complexities of children, adolescents, and transitional age youth, Kelli strives to create a safe and nurturing environment where young minds can flourish. Her goal is to not only address immediate concerns, but also equip clients with the tools and strategies they need to lead fulfilling lives.