What is Brett's professional education, training and experience?
He trained as a psychotherapist and clinician at Airport Marina Counseling Service, Las Encinas Hospital and Jewish Family Services.
He worked at the VA in west Los Angeles serving mentally ill veterans and their families for more than seven years.
Currently, he provides psychotherapy services through Kaiser Permanente and his private practice.
- Currently providing psychotherapy services to the community through Kaiser Permanente since 2012.
- Provided inpatient, mental health social work services to our veterans through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs from 2005 to 2012.
- Provided psychotherapy services to the community through Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles from 2001 to 2004.
- Provided inpatient mental health services at the Las Encinas Hospital from 1993 to 1994.
- Provided psychotherapy services to the community through the Airport Marina Counseling Service from 1992 to 1993.
- Obtained advanced education in psychology through the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University and the California Graduate Institute in 2004 and 2005.
- Completed the Co-Active Coach Training Program at The Coaches Training Institute (an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program) in 2004.
What is Brett like as a therapist?
- Dr. David Shnarch
- Dr. John Gottman
- Dr. Esther Perel
- ISTDP for anxiety management techniques in session
- Transactional Analysis as a model most clients can grasp easily to judge the efficacy of their own behavior in their relationship
- Non-Violent Communication for simple, effective communication skills training.
- 8 years of private individual psychotherapy
- Extensive personal development work
- Buddhist, Hindu, Taoist and Tantric philosophy
- Dialectic reasoning