Nathalie May, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California

Nathalie May, LMFT

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I am highly trained in Structural Family Therapy and work to improve family functioning by increasing positive communication, building on family strengths, and defining and setting healthy boundaries. I am biracial and a French speaker

Nathalie grew up in Paris, France and moved to New York City to pursue her love of dance. She made her way to the west coast where she continued her education and graduated with a Master of Science (MS) degree in Counseling with a focus in Marriage and Family Therapy from California State University Northridge. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 13 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, the elderly, and their families. Nathalie has worked in outpatient, inpatient, educational, and in-home settings. She has extensive experience in treating children on the autism spectrum, crisis intervention, behavioral issues, trauma, family issues, and addiction.

Her therapeutic approach is solution-focused, using cognitive behavioral therapy, and she is trained and certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).

Nathalie is biracial and culturally competent. She can easily relate to clients from diverse backgrounds. She is also bilingual speaking English along with her native French.

Nathalie believes that by strengthening clients’ ability to take ownership of their own behaviors, they can improve their level of functioning, interpersonal relationships, and emotional wellbeing.

Nathalie is highly trained in Structural Family Therapy and works to improve family functioning by increasing positive communication, building on family strengths, and defining and setting healthy boundaries.

She enjoys supporting parents, children and adolescents, in creating a healthy environment for everyone to thrive.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Alcohol Or Drug Use/Addictions
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Depression
  • Developmental & Intellectual Disorders
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional/Defiant Behavior
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Identity
  • Spirituality
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicidality
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

Community Specialties

  • Autism
  • Biracial
  • Black
  • Lgbtqia+
  • Single Parents
  • Trauma Survivors

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$160.00 - $250.00
Sliding Scale
Yes
Pay By
Credit Card, American Express, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Aetna
,
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services
,
Out Of Network
,

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
9
License(s)
License #
state
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
98457
California
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
CSUN
Master
2013