Dr. Natalie Feinblatt

Professional Experience

Dr. Feinblatt has been working in the field of psychology for over 15 years. She is currently in private practice in Los Angeles, California. Her main areas of focus & expertise are addiction and trauma. She also has experience working with creative individuals, the LGBTQIA+ community, and recovering cult members.

After getting her B.A. in Psychology from U.C. San Diego, Dr. Feinblatt worked with children on the Autism spectrum while earning her Master's degree. While working toward her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, she worked in multiple training positions with a wide variety of populations — children & teens, families, individuals in need of neuropsychological testing, drug offenders on probation, and pre-adjudicated sex offenders.

While writing her dissertation on helping former cult members, Dr. Feinblatt did her pre- and post-doctoral internships at Tarzana Treatment Center. There she worked with recovering addicts & alcoholics in the midst of medical detox, residential treatment, and outpatient services.

After completing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and becoming a Licensed Psychologist in the state of California, Dr. Feinblatt spent two years as the Lead Psychologist and Co-Occurring Disorder Specialist at a 15 bed, 30-day crisis residential treatment facility.  She then transitioned to a Primary Therapist role at two different outpatient programs focused on treating addiction & co-occurring disorders. Today Dr. Feinblatt is in private practice and does some contract work at nearby outpatient programs focused on treating addiction & trauma.

Education

Dr. Feinblatt received her B.A. in Psychology at U.C. San Diego and went on to earn her M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University.

"My Philosophy on Mental Health & Wellness"

In the early days of neuroscience, they thought the brain stopped developing at a certain age. 5, 10, 20, etc.

Good news! Modern neuroscience has proven that the brain never stops changing and developing. In other words, if you’re struggling with mental health issues, you’re not stuck with them forever because it’s possible to change your brain no matter your age.

Social Media & Website

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www.drnataliefeinblatt.com

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