Deborah Nielsen MA

Deborah Jean Nielsen, LMFT, ATR, is an EMDR Certified Therapist and EMDRIA Approved Consultant. For over twenty years, she has worked with children, families and adults. Deborah incorporates art therapy and mindfulness, self compassion practices with EMDR Therapy. She has held a practice since 1995, first in Bishop California, then in San Diego. For seven years she volunteered as San Diego EMDRIA Regional Network Coordinator. Ms Nielsen has lead Art Therapy groups for youth in Chicago and California. She served as a Head Start Mental Health Consultant and Court Appointed Mediator. Deborah Nielsen worked with an Indian Health Project as lead clinician for fifteen years. Ms Nielsen values inclusivity and diversity, and the multi-dimensional nature of humanity. Her perspective is humanistic, integrative and attachment focused. Deborah is grateful for the level of transformation that so often occurs through the process of EMDR Therapy. She has published on the topic of conscious intimacy.