Therapist Profile

Name:
Nancy E. Paul
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
4474 Market St., Ste. 501 Ventura, CA 93003
Phone:
(805) 796-2928
Website:
License Number
LMFT39283
Practicing Since:
1998
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I specialize in working with people of all ages to heal from emotional pain, develop positive goals, find meaning in their lives and to connect with their inner guidance. As people connect with their deep source of wisdom, they are able to move toward their goals, to create more loving and intimacy, and to grow and develop in healthy and self-nurturing ways.

I use a variety of humanistic, psychodynamic and behavioral therapeutic techniques, and I specialize in using Sandplay therapy with adults as well as children, couples and families. I also have a fully equipped therapeutic playroom for children to work through their difficulties using art, puppets, and toys.

I have experience in working with a variety of issues, including relationship issues, trauma (incest, abuse, rape crime, accidents), marriage, divorce, career/work problems, weight and eating issues, spiritual issues, transgender and identity, panic, obsessiveness, phobias, anxiety and depression.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday-Thursday, some evenings available
Services
Individual, Couples, Family, Child Therapy, short or long term Play Therapy, Expressive Arts and Sandplay Therapy, Marriage Counseling
Insurance
Call Office for Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
MA, Counseling Psychology, University of Santa Monica, 1998 MFA, Columbia University, 1986

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Adolescents
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
Children
Communication Skills
Couples
Creativity
Divorce/Dissolution
Eating Disorders
Employment Issues
Expressive Art Therapies
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
HIV Related
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Offenders)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Infertility/Adoption/Pregnancy
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Phobias
Physically Challenged
Play Therapy
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Sexual Dysfunction
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Step/Blended Families
Sand Tray Therapy
Terminally Ill
Trauma
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Cognitive-Behavioral
Developmental/Depth
Family Systems
Gestalt
Humanistic/Existential
Jungian
Psychodynamic
Transpersonal Psychology
Certifications
Sandplay Therapy (Certified by STA-Sandplay Therapists of America)
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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