Nancy Irwin Resume
Primary Therapist (individual, groups, couples, family) and Staff hypnotherapist at Seasons Recovery Clinic, Malibu, CA. Treat individuals in recovery. Lead Dream Interpretation Group and Trauma Group. Reg.Psych Asst #PSB 94020376.
In private hypnotherapy practice in West Los Angeles, California. Specialize in recovery of child sexual abuse with therapeutic hypnosis, ACT, cognitive-behavioral, and rational-emotive-behavioral therapies.
Author of nonfiction YOU-TURN: CHANGING DIRECTION IN MIDLIFE (2008)
Featured author in ROADMAP TO SUCCESS with Deepak Chopra (2011).
Psychological assistant at Pacific Professional Associates, a forensics non-profit clinic in Van Nuys, CA. Led individual and group therapy sessions for court-mandated sex offenders, victims, and non-offending family members. Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider (CASOMB) Associate Practitioner. SARATSO SRA-FV certified.
Psychological Assistant to Ralph G. Diner, PhD, Encino, CA. Treated couples and individuals in private out-patient clinic with psychodynamic approach. Dual diagnoses, depression, anxiety disorders.
Psychological Assistant to Marjorie Toomim, PhD, Biofeedback Center, Los Angeles, CA. Treated individuals with psychodynamic, CBT, and hypnosis.
1997 – 2002
Doctoral student in clinical psychology and clinical hypnotherapy.
Professional Stand-Up Comedian in New York City and Los Angeles.
Graduated with PsyD Magna Cum Laude 2003 from California Southern University of Professional Studies in Irvine, CA. Completed dissertation, “A Proposed Treatment Plan for Alternative Modalities in Conjunction with Psychopharmacology on Pedophilia.”
Graduated 2003 with Honors and the Director’s Award from the Hypnosis Motivation Institute (“HMI”), Tarzana, CA.
Undergraduate Degrees (Cum Laude):
Master of Music in Opera Performance, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Music in Opera Performance, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA
Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider (CASOMB) Associate Practitioner
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)
Board Member CURE-SORT
Los Angeles County Psychological Association
Diplomate, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
SAG-AFTRA Member #17213
“Turning Wounds into Wisdom” with Dr. Fred Berlin at Johns-Hopkins University, 2012
Confrontation, Compassion & Forgiveness: a Triage for Transformation at ATSA 2010
Child Sexual Abuse: Prevention & Healing YOU-TURN: Changing Direction in Life
Smoking Cessation Emotion Free Therapy
Mind Matters Free Your Inner Winner
SMART Goals Dream Analysis
Overcoming Self-Doubt How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex
Financial Freedom for Females Body Syndromes
Dr. Irwin is also a speaker/fundraiser for Children of the Night, a shelter for sexually abused adolescents; is also on the Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Speakers Bureau, educating adolescents on Teen Pregnancy & Sexually Transmitted Diseases; and also serves on the RAINN Speakers Bureau.
Nancy Irwin Professional References:
JoEllen Wiggington, PhD
Ralph G. Diner, PhD
Dr. Lois Lee, Executive Director
Children of the Night
Corie Skolnick, MA, MFT
Nancy Irwin Personal References:
Charles Gardner, Esq.
John McGrail, PhD
Nancy Irwin Media Appearances (Partial List):
Turning Pain into Purpose iHeart Radio Co-Host Monthly 2015-
Sex Offender Registry Telemundo May, 2014
“Coast Guard Hoax” CBS Morning News February 2013
“Overspending” Feature KTLA Nightly News February 2012
Anderson Cooper Daytime Show Fox October 2011
The Mitch Albom Show Radio Illinois June 2009
Squawk on the Street CNBC August 2009
Kababayan Filipino Network December 2008
WUSA-TV ABC August 2008
San Diego Living ABC September 2008
Chef Academy Bravo July 2008
The Eddie Griffin Pilot VH-1 March, 2008
The Greg Behrendt Show KTLA October, 2006
“Mind Matters: Hypnobirthing” Time Warner November 2006
“Split Ends” The Fashion Network November 2006
“My Fair Brady” VH-1 June 2006
“Blind Date” Direct TV April 2005
“On Point” CSUN March 2005
“The Strength Coach” KNTK 102.3 FM June 2003
Dr. Irwin has appeared as a guest on over 100 radio and TV shows (links on www.drnancyirwin.com and www.makeayou-turn.com). Frequently media guest expert on abuse, relationships, etc., in the Huffington Post, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Cosmopolitan, MSN.com, Fox.com, CNBC, Yahoo!, Celebrity Magazine, and a variety of other magazines, blogs, and newspapers.