More Info About My PracticeI work with individuals, couples and families on a variety of issues including: depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, grief and loss, anger management, relationship counseling, loneliness, life transitions and abuse. I also work with victims of crime through the local District Attorney's Office. As a Certified Hypnotherapist I will work with you on any issue or concern including: smoking cessation, weight loss, anxiety, sleeplessness, etc.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
I feel a special bond with those who have experienced trauma or abuse in their lives. I focus on getting the light back in their eyes and encourage them grow into the person they were meant to be.
Undergraduate work at the University of Southern California and Loyola-Marymount University (B.A. Theater)
Graduate work (Master's Degree in Psychology) from Phillips Graduate Institute (M.A.)
License, Certifications & Awards
Licensed by the Board of Behavioral Sciences, CA : MFC #51353 since March, 2012
Certified Hypnotherapist, National Guild of Hypnotists, since January, 2011 (Cht.)
Certified Avian Specialist
Certified Critical Incident Stress Management (ICISF)
I obtained a 60 unit Master's with an emphasis on Addictions and Co-occurring Disorders.
I have studied and wrote my thesis on Animal Assisted Therapy
I have worked with many victims of trauma and abuse.
Criss Response Training/Critical Incident Stress Management (ICISF)
Professional Activities and Memberships
Member: CAMFT (CA Association of Marriage & Family Therapists)
Member: National Guild of Hypnotists
Member: Chiron Crisis Response Team
I AM A PROVIDER WITH GIVE AN HOUR (giveanhour.org) which provides free therapy for military personnel and their families.
Kathy Lyons, LMFT, CHt. (818) 850-1275