Lital received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Child and Adolescent Development from California State University, Northridge, In 2009, she received her Masters of Arts degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, and in Dual Diagnosis, from Phillips Graduate Institute in Encino. Lital utilized her Bachelor of Arts degree by working as a tutor, a behaviorist and a teacher, focusing on the developmental processes that occur from conception through the end of adolescence. During this time, she gained a comprehensive overview of typical and atypical development by interacting with individuals in their natural environment and watching them unfold into their full potential. At Phillips Graduate Institute, Lital studied Marriage and Family Therapy with a concentration in Dual Diagnosis or Co-Occurring Disorders (alcohol or drug problems coinciding with emotional/psychiatric problems, such as Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Personality Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders). She has worked with children and adolescents, young adults, and families in various fields, including research, education, health care, advocacy, law, and psychotherapy. Lital is also a clinical supervisor. Her hope is to help teach those wanting to enter into a Private Practice that creates a safe, supportive, and shame-free environment. Lastly, Lital became a certified nutritional mental health counselor (Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional (CIMHP) Certification) focusing on foods that help create and sustain healthy gut and wellness. Lital is also a certified Brainspotting Phase I, Phase II, expansion, and connecting the rainbow therapist. She is PAIL certified (Pregnancy and Infant Loss Advocate), focusing on helping those who have lost an angel.
MA Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy (2007)
Brainspotting Certified Phase 1, 2, Expansion & connecting the rainbow (2022)
Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional (2021)
PAIL certified (2021)
Through individual therapy, we will work together to identify your concerns and provide the resources and support you need to overcome your struggles. The goal of individual therapy is to help you: develop coping skills to help manage stress and anxiety improve your communication skills with your partner, family, and new baby treat emotional and physical symptoms I offer an alternative therapy called Brainspotting (Phase 1 & 2 and expansion). This form of therapy can help with anxiety, PTSD, depression, and more. Brainspotting works by utilizing the theory that trauma can get stuck in the body. It uses the power of brain-body connection to help you reprocess the negative emotions related to the trauma by using spots in your visual field. Brainspotting helps with birth trauma and the PMADS (Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders) period. Experiencing the loss of a pregnancy or an infant brings unimaginable pain. Counseling during this challenging time gives you the space to express your feelings and find ways to heal. PAIL counseling can help you: Identify and implement coping skills Reduce feelings of isolation Improve communication with partner, loved ones, and medical professionals Reconnect with yourself and loved ones