About Me

With over 30 years experience as a marriage and family therapist, and as a doctoral graduate form California Southern University in the field of Clinical Psychology, as well as, a master's level graduate of San Diego State University specializing in Counseling Psychology, she is currently in a specialized private practice working with couples and families, women in transition, early onset post-partum depression and trauma survivor clients. Among her areas of expertise are: Energy Psychology Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, EMDR, Timeline Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy and Integrative Psychology.

Dr. Nancy Moreno-Derks is Licensed in California and Hawaii as a Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in marriage, family and individual therapy. In addition to providing tele-medicine-therapy ( distance services by telephone or internet) she also maintains a private practice in both Hawaii and California. As a prominent relationship therapist, Nancy, has presented at National conferences and to parent groups, as well as to general audiences speaking on the topics of Creating The Life You Want, Life Balance for Parents, Integration of Mind, Body and Spirit. and Integrative Psychotherapy.

Nancy, is an interactive therapist, whose approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.


California Southern University

Doctoral Degree

PsyD in Clinical Psychology

San Diego State
Masters of Science
Degree in Counseling Psychology

Whittier College
Bachelors of Science
Degrees in Psychology, Sociology and Political Science

California and Hawaii- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Training and Certified in the following:

EMDR Levels 1 and 2
Clinical Hypnotherapist
Trainer in NLP
Reiki Master
Energy Medicine Practitioner

Professional Activities and Memberships

Member American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Member American Counseling Association

Member American Psychological Association

National Association of Professional Women

Stanford Who's Who

Supervisor Designation by American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

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