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Dani Jacoby is a Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist and Certified Trauma-Informed Yoga and Meditation Instructor. She additionally provides training and consultation on trauma-informed care in a myriad of athletic and community based settings, with a specialized focus on sexual assault and abuse healing. While she does not necessarily combine the practice of yoga with psychotherapy, her training in both of these healing fields allows for the unique integration of the mind and body. 

 

Dani practices in a private practice setting at Sync Counseling Center, where she works with individuals and couples. She specializes in trauma, anxiety, chronic pain, women’s issues, and highly sensitive persons. Dani additionally works with couples who may be feeling lost or disconnected in their relationship and are looking to re-establish their bond with one another. She works in a manner that is relational, warm, and holistic with the mindset of fostering expansiveness and healing. 

 

Dani holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy from Antioch University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with an Emphasis in Family & Child Development and a  Minor in Gender & Women’s Studies from California Lutheran University. She holds vast experience in the mental health field, previously working in residential eating disorder treatment programs, partial hospitalization drug and alcohol recovery, non-profit counseling centers, and community mental health. Prior to her work as a psychotherapist, Dani was the founder of an organization that provided mentorship, support, and consultation in anti-bullying advocacy where she led groups and trainings for schools, youth outreach programs, adolescents, parents, and educators.

Education:

Master's Degree (M.A.) in Clinical Psychology

Emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy 

Antioch University, Santa Barbara, CA 
 

Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) in Psychology 

Emphasis in Family & Child Development 

Minor in Gender & Women's Studies

Minor in Theology 

California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

Professional Memberships & Certifications:

Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

California Board of Behavioral Sciences, 2020 

AMFT123264

CAMFT Member

California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists, 2019

Certified Trauma-Informed Yoga Instructor

Be The Change Yoga, Zabie Yamasaki, 2016

RYT200 Registered Yoga Teacher 

CorePower Yoga, 2015

Consultation, Workshops, and Trainings:

Dani holds nearly 15 years of experience speaking, consulting and facilitating workshops in athletic, school, and community-based settings. Dani is available for opportunities implementing trauma-informed practices in California in 2022. Please contact Dani directly to inquire

Published Works: 

 

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