Meet the Los Angeles Therapy Network

Cynthia A Henrie, MFT, BCETS

Founder and Director of LATN since 2009

Graduate of Antioch University

Cynthia, who is also known as Cindie, is a Feminist Therapist, a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress and Certified in the Management of Acute Traumatic Stress through the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. She is a graduate of Antioch University with a focus on Clinical Psychology, Feminist, LGBT and Adolescent Therapy.

— Trauma Expert – Treatment of Rape/Sexual Assault, Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse: Sexual Abuse, Incest, Physical Abuse, Neglect, Abandonment, Extreme and Sadistic Abuse, Mentally Ill Parent, ACA, Victims of Violent Crimes, Survivors of Suicide/Homicide Loss, Kidnapping, Religious & Cult Abuse, SRA, MC, and much more. Trained and experienced in treating sexual offenders.

— Feminist Therapy – Women’s Issues

— Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning & Intersexed (GLBTQI) specialist.

— Teen/Adolescent Specialist

— Couples Therapy , Alternative Families

— Group Therapy Specialist

— Self-Esteem, Personal Growth

— Life Crisis, Grief and Loss, Mid-Life Transitions and General Life Transitions

— Dissociative Disorders, Multiplicity, Humanistic-Existential, Psychodynamic, Cognitive-Behavioral, Narrative and Eclectic approach with a focus on depth therapy

— EMDR, TAT, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Sandplay Therapy, Art Therapy Techniques, Creative Therapy Techniques

— Groups – PTSD/Trauma, Sexual Abuse/Assault Survivors Support Group (SASS), TransWomen’s Group, Significant Other’s Support Group (SOS) for women with a transgender/gender variant partner, Multiplicity Group, Adult Children of Narcissists, Queer Couples Group, Women’s Group

Cindie is at the Los Angeles, Long Beach and Santa Monica offices., Lic MFC41617


Melissa Sanchez-Garcia, MFT

Graduate of The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology

— Trained in Integrated Process Oriented, Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy

— Focus on Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders

— PTSD, Trauma and Dissociation, Dissociative Disorders

— Adult Survivors Childhood Abuse: Sexual Abuse, Incest, Physical Abuse, Neglect, Emotional/Verbal Abuse

— Victims of Violent Crimes, Rape, Sexual Assault

— Adult Children of Narcissists, Emotional and Verbal Abuse by Parents, Employers, Significant Others

— Grief and Loss Issues

— Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender/Gender Variant Issues/Communities

— Children, Adolescents and Adults

— Women’s Issues

— Men’s Issues

— Couples, Alternative Families and Family Therapy

— Utilizes the body and body oriented therapies. Paying attention to the body and the symptoms and messages it is sending to us; focus on a wholeness.

— Use of relaxation, guided imagery, art and body therapy

— Sandplay Therapy and Play Therapy

— Groups: Coping with the Self-Absorbed, Sexual Abuse/Assault Survivor’s Group (SASS), TransWomen’s Group, Multiplicity Group, Young Adult’s Group, PTSD/Trauma Group

— Spanish Speaking

Melissa is at the Torrance and Los Angeles offices. Lic MFT47821


LauraLaura Kaufman, MFT

Graduated California State University, Northridge

BA, Child Development – MA, Counseling Psychology

– Survivors of Childhood Abuse: Incest, sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional/verbal abuse

– Grief and loss issues

– Relationship issues

– Self esteem

– Depression

– Anxiety

– Infertility and alternative family building options

– Individual, adolescent and couple therapy

– Hypnotherapy

– Relaxation, creative visualization

– Cognitive and solution focused therapy.

– Family therapy

– Past Life Regression therapy

Laura is at the Los Angeles office.

Interview with Laura Kaufman


screen-shot-2016-10-21-at-7-08-05-pmNicole Gibson, LMFT

Graduated Phillips Graduate Institute

– Grief and loss issues

– Co-occurring Disorders/Dual Diagnosis (Mental illness and Addictions)

– Codependency

– Adult children of addicted family systems

– Children of parent(s) with a personality disorder

– Trauma
– Relationship issues

– Self esteem

– Depression

– Anxiety

– Couples, Children, Adolescents, Adults and Families

– Bowen/Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Solution-focused, Play Therapy, Mindfulness/Meditation practices, and
Trauma-Focused CBT

Nicole works out of the Los Angeles office

As seen on a Sussex Directories Inc siteStephanie Groom, LMFT

University of California at Irvine, BA Psychology
Mount Saint Mary’s University Los Angeles-MS Counseling Psychology

Areas of Specialization:

— Anxiety disorders

— Obsessive Compulsive disorder

— PTSD, Trauma, Dissociative D/O

— Psychosis

— Social Anxiety, Phobia, Agoraphobia

— Attachment Issues

— Borderline Personality D/O

— Mood Disorders

— Depression

— Grief, Loss, Bereavement

— Hoarding Behaviors

— Survivors of Sexual Assault, Sexual Abuse

— Physical, Emotional, Verbal Abuse or Neglect

— Suicidal Ideation and Behavior

— Women’s Issues

— Child and Adolescent Issues/therapy

— Parenting

— Self harm

— Transitional issues

— Adjustment to changes within the family

— Couples Therapy, Premarital Counseling, Marital Counseling

— Intimacy issues

— Infidelity

— LGBTQ Needs/Issues

Utilizes: Psychodynamic Therapy, Humanistic, & Family Systems with focus on Depth Psychology. Use of examination of Family of origin, Integrate unconscious material into consciousness, Mindfulness-Based interventions, Relaxation skills, Guided imagery, Art as a means for exploring true self and as an outlet for emotion and feelings , Creative Journaling, Play Therapy, & Strength-Based Interventions.

Stephanie is at the Los Angeles office., Lic MFC80868