Dani Jacoby is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Westlake Village, California. Working with both individuals and couples, she specializes in the treatment of trauma, anxiety, women's issues, highly sensitive people, and relationship distress. She holds specialized training and experience in working with those who have endured sexual assault and abuse, as well as couples who are feeling lost or disconnected in their relationship. Dani is additionally certified as a trauma-informed yoga and meditation instructor providing unique experience and training to aid in integrating the mind and body.
Dani holds nearly 15 years of experience in the mental health and healing fields, previously working in residential eating disorder treatment programs, partial hospitalization drug and alcohol recovery, non-profit counseling centers, and community mental health. She additionally, is the former Founder of an organization that provided mentorship, advocacy, and consultation leading group trainings for schools, youth outreach programs, adolescents, parents, and educators.
She obtained her Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy from Antioch University, and her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Gender & Women's Studies, as well as a Concentration in Family & Child Development, from California Lutheran University. Dani approaches her work with immense intention, empathy, and intuition with the mindset of fostering expansiveness and healing. She additionally, holds the intention of exploration rather than expectation in her work; where experiences that may not have had a dwelling place previously, can be tended to in newfound and meaningful ways.
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
California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA
additional training in:
Contemporary and Relational Psychoanalysis
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
Trauma Informed Psychotherapy and Care
Non-Violent Crisis Assessment, Intervention and De-Escalation
Trauma-Informed Yoga and Meditation
Somatic Practices and Healing