Therapist Profile

Name:
Nora J. Baladerian, PhD
Professional Title:
Location:
2100 Sawtelle Blvd #204 Los Angeles, CA 90025-6264
Phone:
(310) 473 6768
License Number
LMFT19380
Practicing Since:
1979
Additional Licenses:
MFT, Psychology

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I have been working in private practice for about 30 years in the West L.A. area. My approach is to evaluate each individual’s need and style, and match an appropriate treatment approach. I work with all ages from five years and up. My specialty areas are depression, anxiety, stress and trauma treatment. I work with the clients to gain or regain a sense of balance emotionally, including problem-solving, reducing stress and improving balance in life. Anxiety issues such as phobias (public speaking, heights, driving) are particular areas of skill and interest I have developed. I intend for each session with a client to be a valuable experience. I have specialized training in: gerontology, sexual abuse (child or adult), sexual dysfunctions, hypnosis, developmental disabilities, disability (onset, course, & special issues) grief and loss, communication for couples/families, marital/premarital counseling, family emergencies. I work with crime and trauma victims, including adults maltreated in childhood. I conducted psychological evaluations for dependency court, serve as an expert witness in cases around the nation, and work with the media (live radio/TV, film/television consultations). I have several published books and articles. I am fluent in Spanish. I love the work I do, and committed to continuing education.

About My Practice

Office Hours
By appointment M-Thursday including evenings.
Services
Individual, Couple, & Family Therapy Forensic Evaluations Speaker/keynotes Media interviews Training programs for law enforcement, protective services, prosecutors,victim advocates & therapists Certified trainer in basic TFT (Thought Field Therapy)
Insurance
Cigna, Health Net Insurance, Magellan, MHN, PacifiCare, Superbill provided, United Behavioral Health, United Health Care, Victims of Crime, Value Options
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
Ph.D., Psychology, 1985, Sierra University

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anger Management
Anxiety
Aspergers Syndrome
Assertiveness Training
Autism
Critical Incident Stress Management
Communication Skills
Couples
Creative Solutions
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Families
Forensics
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Hypnosis
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Interracial Couples
Pain Management
Parenting
Persons With Disabilities
Phobias
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Telephone/Online Therapy
Trauma
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Communications
Other, e.g. NLP, EMDR, etc.
Psychology
Somatic
Certifications
Thought Field Therapy HRV (Heart Rate Variability Measurement & Interpretation) [this measures changes in the autonomic nervous system, confirming improved ANS balance following treatment] Hypnosis TOVA Administration & Interpretation [a computer-based CPT [continuous performance test] to assist in the diagnosis of ADD
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
Ethnicity

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