Mahshid Fashandi Hager, LMFT

Somatic Experiencing Faculty

Mahshid Fashandi Hager is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. Originally from Tehran, Iran, Mahshid moved to Germany with her family after the Iranian revolution. After high school, she immigrated to the Kumeyaay territory, known as San Diego, California, where she now lives with her husband and two sons. Her professional life includes providing therapeutic services to clients from all walks of life in her private practice, volunteering for non-profit organizations in San Diego that offer resources to new incoming refugees, and attending Somatic Experiencing training modules in various capacities and supporting SE students. Mahshid is currently on the faculty track at Somatic Experiencing International and aspires to teach this modality to a broad range of helping professionals. In her free time, Mahshid enjoys traveling, hiking and writing.