Therapist Profile

Name:
Bernie Soon, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
5856 Buffalo Ave Van Nuys, CA 91401-4538 USA
Phone:
(818) 997-3637
Website:
www.EMDRnow.com
License Number
LMFT33658
Practicing Since:
1989
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
“MY CONCEPT OF HEALING is to achieve the most profound & effective treatment effect in the shortest period of time with the least amount of distress. USING EMDR, SOMATIC EXPERIENCING & other powerful cutting-edge mind-body therapies along with traditional psychotherapies, I hold a heart-opening, compassionate and confidential space for you to work in, helping you be successful in achieving your goals in less time than traditional talk therapy. Feel less anxious, fearful, stuck, or enhance your confidence, ability to perform/ follow through/ love openly, commit when you want, let go when you want, be fully present and connected in whatever you do. WITH OVER 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE AS A PSYCHOTHERAPIST, I am devoted to helping my clients achieve their desire for personal empowerment and fulfillment, to "Thrive Rather Than Just Survive". I work to effectively release and change negative core beliefs, undesirable patterns and resolve old issues that keep clients from moving forward. CERTIFIED EMDR THERAPIST - Scientifically proven to be 2X as effective in 1/2 the time of standard psychotherapy treatments. SPECIALTIES: Effects of Trauma/Injury - PTSD/ Abuse Survivors/ Accident Victims/ Sports Injuries, Performance Enhancement for Creative Artists/ Actors/ Athletes, Chronic Pain Sufferers, Couples. OFFICES IN WEST LOS ANGELES, HOLLYWOOD & SHERMAN OAKS. I warmly invite you to call me for a free phone consultation at (818) 997-EMDR or (818) 997-3637 where I would be happy to discuss treatment options and how we might work together. You may also visit my website at http://www.EMDRnow.com.

About My Practice

Office Hours
M-F 9-8; Sat 9-5; Sun 9-5
Services
Individual Psychotherapy; Marriage, Couples & Child Counseling; EMDR Therapy; Somatic Experiencing Touch Bodywork for Trauma / Chronic Pain; Sports & Artistic Performance Enhancement
Insurance
Call Office for Insurance Accepted, Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, PPO, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone

Education

Degrees
Masters in Counseling Psychology - Pepperdine University, California; Bachelors in Education (Highschool - Sciences / Physical Education); University of British Columbia, Canada

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
Childhood Trauma
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Combat/Military Related Trauma
Couples
Creativity
Depression/Clinical Depression
EMDR
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Pain Management
Phobias
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Trauma

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Art/Movement/Psychodrama
Attachment
Developmental/Depth
Emotion Focused Therapy
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Family Systems
Humanistic/Existential
Object Relations
Other, e.g. NLP, EMDR, etc.
Somatic
Certifications
Certified EMDR Therapist - Level I / II + 1 Year Advanced Supervised Training; Certified Somatic Experiencing Touch Practitioner; Domestic Violence Counseling Certification; British Columbia Teaching Credential; Canadian Coaching Certification
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Asian/Pacific Islander

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