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Nicole Messuri, L.M.F.T., B.C.B.A.
 
Nicole Messuri, L.M.F.T., B.C.B.A.
Nicole Messuri is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who integrates foundational principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) with psychotherapy for individuals and families. She is also foundationally trained and certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and in Dialectical Behavior Therapy for children (DBT‑C). She works with children, adolescents, and adults with depression, anxiety disorders, suicidality, self‑harm, trauma, couple’s issues, and family relational problems. She has extensive experience as a clinician, behavior analyst and a DBT therapist working with individuals and families to increase emotion and behavior regulation, self‑awareness, and social/communication skills. Nicole’s caring approach and devotion to her clients provides a welcoming environment, conducive for emotional connection and positive growth.

Clinical Focus:
  • Individual, couples, and family psychotherapy for a variety of relational issues
  • Parent support and parent behavior management training using ABA and DBT‑C principles and skills for managing challenging and unsafe behaviors (i.e., aggression, disruptive behavior, self‑harm, suicidality, mood dysregulation, impulsivity, inattention, non‑compliance, etc)
  • Parent-child and couples relationship problems
  • Evidence-based programs ("Social Thinking" Michelle Garcia Winner, "Zones of Regulation" Leah Kuypers) to improve social skills and self‑regulation
Licensing:
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Training:
  • University of North Texas (B.C.B.A.)
  • Antioch University, Los Angeles (L.M.F.T.)
  • St. John's Child and Family Development Center and multiple community clinics (Internship)
  • Foundationally trained in DBT by Marsha Linehan's Behavioral Tech
  • Certified in DBT-C by Francheska Perepletchikova, Ph.D.
Other:
  • Previously worked as an elementary school teacher in the Los Angeles area
  • Previously worked as a MFT licensing exam instructor for Gerry Grossman Seminars
  • Previously supervised MFT interns and behavior interventionists in the Los Angeles area
  • Certified Traditional Naturopath with a background in wellness, holistic nutrition, and stress management