Survey Response: Lani Chin, PsyD
This survey was last updated in January 2014.
Degrees/Licenses Held: Psy.D.
Lani Chin, Psy.D.
1328 Westwood Blvd. Unit 9
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Number of years in practice: 5
Number of years in practice with patients who have TMS: 3
Number of patients you have seen who have had TMS: 10
What is your association to the TMS community? Currently performing assessments for a medical doctor on patients diagnosed with pain disorders.
Have you ever suffered from TMS? No
Are you able to conduct therapy sessions over the phone? No
What insurance plans do you currently accept? MHN, Magellan, out of network provider for other plans
Do you have a sliding scale of payment for people who are not covered by insurance? Yes
What have you done to educate yourself about TMS, and what plans do you have for further education about TMS?
Attended training with Dr. Howard Schubiner and Alan Gordon, continually attending other training as it becomes available
As we are going to post your answers on the TMS Wiki, feel free to write some text to introduce yourself:
In therapy, my goal is to assist you in addressing issues that are difficult to confront on your own, which often manifest as anxiety, depression, or dissatisfaction in relationships and/or your career. I approach our work together collaboratively, through helping you to articulate your thoughts and feelings in a safe, confidential and nonjudgmental environment. My task is to encourage you to express yourself, to clarify your goals and to explore the obstacles that have held you back. I listen, reflect and use clinical methods based on my training and expertise. I strive to help you develop strategies that support the progress you desire. I listen for the patterns in your life and help you identify them so that you can develop a clearer understanding of your life experiences and develop new, more satisfying ways of relating. My understanding as a therapist is informed by my training and clinical experience, but also grounded by a long-held commitment to my own psychological work and development.
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