Nancy R. Sobel, Psy.D.


Dr. Nancy R. Sobel is a licensed psychologist in private practice in West Los Angeles, CA specializing in the treatment of trauma and compulsive disorders related to substance abuse,  process addictions and sexual dependencies.   She works with individuals, couples, families, groups and bands.  

Dr. Sobel has worked in the addiction field for over thirty years and has consulted in the development of treatment programs in the United States and abroad. 

Dr. Sobel enjoys using adventure therapy in her work which includes equine assisted therapy as well as mindful surfing ©.  She also conducts workshops on healthy relationships at retreat centers around the country.

Dr. Sobel is widely known for her work in the entertainment industry and has developed a unique style of therapy for musicians and artists who spend large amounts of time on the road.  She helped develop the MusiCares Addiction Recovery Program, a charity for impaired musicians funded in association with the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Sobel has been involved in disaster relief work globally and most recently in Haiti where she founded a nonprofit to provide assistance with education and mental health services.

Dr. Sobel has been a guest expert on numerous television and radio programs including The Oprah Winfrey Show, E True Biography, and KCRW’s Which Way L.A.

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