Nita Vallens, PsyD, LMFT

Nita Vallens, PsyD, LMFT
Nita Vallens, PsyD, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist and certified hypnotherapist. She specializes in helping people develop deeply meaningful relationships and breaking old patterns. The focus of her private practice is couples, addictions, career testing and helping veterans. Her career began in the corporate world, receiving certification as a career counselor and managing career development programs. She also helped create a structure for chemical dependency treatment to help employees. Dr. Nita is a licensed psychotherapist with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Southern California University for Professional Studies, with a Master of Arts Degree in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy from Phillips Graduate Institute, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from California State University, Northridge. While transitioning from working for the largest employer in the state to opening a private practice, she worked in a variety of settings including mental health centers and private agencies. Her experience in areas such as relationship counseling, intimacy issues, life transition, addiction, co-dependency, and unification of mind, body and spirit. Dr. Nita’s private practice is in Sherman Oaks, CA.  

Blogs by Nita Vallens, PsyD, LMFT

Dealing with Grief

Dear Dr. Nita,  I cannot shake the sadness of losing a cousin and dear friend who went out drinking and after an accident had complications and died at the hospital. We were very close and in my meetings, after the mention of it one time, I got no support for talking about it. I don’t… Read more »

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