Therapist Profile

Name:
Nancy C. Golden, M.A.
Professional Title:
Location:
15233 Ventura Blvd #1216 Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Phone:
(818) 905-3276
Website:
License Number
LMFT18695
Practicing Since:
1983
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Are you considering therapy for the first time? Do you feel ready to make important life changes? Have you been disappointed with previous therapy experiences?

I offer individual, couple and group therapy for those who want to explore the deeper connections between mind, body and emotions. I am sensitive to people’s pain, as well as their strengths. I believe those who are unhappy with how they are experiencing their lives can use that energy as motivation to change.

In addition to a masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, I have spent over Seven years studying the mind-body connection and hold a certificate in Integrative Body Psychotherapy (IBP). For more information on IBP, see IBPonline.com

As a practitioner of mind-body therapy, I believe that insight alone does not always help people to feel better. However, insight combined with the experience of specific breathing techniques and simple movements can give clients the tools for profound emotional change.

My professional orientation also incorporates in-depth psychotherapy, including Jungian, Existential and Family Systems perspectives.

I have completed programs in Human Sexuality at UCLA with Joshua Golden, MD and Couples Therapy with Walter Bracklemans, MD.

I have been in practice over 20 years and have treated clients from diverse backgrounds with a broad range of issues.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Services
Individual, couple, family and group therapy Integrative Body Psychotherapy
Insurance
Blue Cross
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Marriage and Family Counseling, 1980, Phillips Graduate Institute B.A. Sociology, U.C. Berkeley

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Communication Skills

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Humanistic/Existential
Systems
Certifications
Sex Therapy Certificate, UCLA Certified Couples Therapy, UCLA Integrative Body Psychotherapy, Teacher Certificate, 2002)
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity

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