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Janet Nelson, LMFT
I move at the pace of the client and create a safe space for them to express themselves while moving towards a place of healing.

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Janet Nelson, LMFT

Location

Licensed In

CA

Approach

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP or EXRP), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Harm reduction, Motivational interviewing (MI), Gottman method couples therapy, Solution-focused, Strengths-based

Therapy Style

I take a client-centered approach to therapy and believe it is important to meet the client where they are at. I move at the pace of the client and create a safe space for them to express themselves while moving towards a place of healing.

Education

BA - Psychology, Minor in Women's Studies, California State University

MA - Marriage and Family Therapy, Substance Abuse, California School of Professional Psychology

Internship - Marriage and Family Therapy, California Family Life Center

Internship - Substance Abuse Counselor, Community Access Network

Trainee - Practicum, Center for Community Solutions

License Number and State

CA 112967

Pronouns

she/her

What are your interests outside of work?

I am an Expressive Arts Therapist and enjoy helping people to invite joy back into their lives and express themselves.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your mental and emotional well-being?

My dogs are an endless source of therapy, lessons, and comedy.

What book have you read more than once and why?

I love the book, The Body Keeps the Score, as it is the foundation of my practice.

Favorite organization/non-profit?

Center for Community Solutions is my favorite non-profit as they are active in helping vulnerable populations.

How do you recharge?

I enjoy painting and sculpting to recharge.

Do you have any pets?

I have two dogs who are constantly doing goofy things that would frustrate me more if they were not so hilarious. It's a good thing they are cute!

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