Lynne Friedman-Gell, Ph.D. is an experienced licensed psychologist who specializes in the treatment of addiction disorders, complex and shock trauma, relational trauma, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, relationship issues, along with co-occurring disorders and dual-diagnosis complications.
Lynne is certified and practices EMDR one of the key trauma reprocessing models validated by many years of research In addition, Lynne is one of the few certified therapist to provide NARM therapy and is part of the NARM teaching team and certified to provide NARM sessions to other trainees. Lynne integrates Attachment based EMDR, Psychodynamic Therapy, Trauma Resiliency Model, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Somatic Practice, Psychobiological Relational Psychology, Interpersonal Neurobiology and Mindfulness/Relaxation Techniques.
Education: In Process, member of the Dr. Allan Schore study group, in Advancements in Affect Regulation Theory, Neuroscience and Interpersonal Neurobiology EMDR Certification (2017), Attachment Focused-EMDR Neuroaffective Touch Life Force Model (2016-2017) with Dr. Aline LaPierre NARM Master Trainee with Dr. Laurence Heller (2015-2016) EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) trained (2015) NMP, NARM Practitioner, Certified in Neuroaffective Relational Model of Psychology (2012-2014) Trauma Resiliency Model Level 1 and Level 2 trained (2011-2012) Authorized by the State of California to provide treatment for pathological gambling (2010) PhD in Clinical Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology (Multicultural Mental Health) (2006) Eating Disorder Treatment training with the Susan B. Krevoy Eating Disorder Program (2003) Advanced training in Contemporary Psychoanalytic-Psychodynamic psychotherapy from the WILA (2003) Masters of Arts in Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology (2000) Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from Antioch University Los Angeles (1997) Certified in Addiction Studies from Los Angeles Mission College (1996)
Publication: Narcotics Anonymous: Promotion of change and growth in spiritual health, quality of life and attachment dimensions of avoidance and anxiety in relation to program involvement and time clean."
Current Practice: Private practice, Studio City and Sherman Oaks, CA, with adults, adolescents, couples and families. Specialization in Trauma (shock trauma and developmental trauma). Specialization in Substance Abuse and Dual-Diagnosis Treatment. NARM Teaching Team (Berkeley, CA and Los Angeles, CA.). Therapist and Quality Control Consultant CARF (Insight Treatment Program, Sherman Oaks, CA)
Previous Work Experience: Clinical Director (Feb 2014-December 2015) Insight Treatment Program (Sherman Oaks, CA) Clinical Supervisor (2010-2014) Insight Treatment Program (Sherman Oaks, CA). Fertility Counseling Services (2006-2010). Private Practice, Studio City, CA (2008 to present) Consultant: Lynne has been a consultant to sober living homes throughout Los Angeles County.