Dr. Lois Nightingale, PHD

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Psychology | Female

16960 Bastanchury Rd Ste J Yorba Linda, CA 92886 Get Directions
(714) 993-5343
Dr. Lois Nightingale, PHD
Dr. Nightingale has been in practice for over 25 years. She has been the director of psychiatric hospital units and chemical dependency programs. She is the author of several self help books and has been interviewed by Anderson Cooper, Tom Brokaw, Sandra Freedman, Jerry Springer, George Putnam, among others on psychological issues. She has been a faculty member of The Holmes School of Ministry and La Leache League International. Her conference lectures include topics on parenting, communication and conflict resolution. To stay current in her field and to bring clients the most current therapeutic ideas, she devotes over 200 hours a year to continuing education and specialized training.

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Dr. Nightingale's Care Philosophy

Beginning therapy takes a lot of courage. Reading online about therapists and their approach to therapy is a good start. Dr. Nightingale focuses on a Brief Therapy model that includes homework between sessions to make the most of your therapeutic experience. You may listen to her philosophy about psychotherapy on Sound Cloud or read her articles (over 60) on her website. The next step is to call and make your first appointment. Please feel free to ask us questions when you call. We look forward to assisting you toward your goals of feeling better about life.

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Dr. Nightingale's Reviews

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5.0
based on 8 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Nightingale's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in San Clemente, CA |
Dr. Nightingale is an excellent clinical psychologist. I was able to work through some very difficult situations that seemed impossible to me prior to my work with her. I highly recommend her. I quickly was able to move through issues and enjoy my life again.
in Yorba Linda ca |
Dr. Nightingale is warm and empathic and makes it easy to feel comfortable in confiding in her.
in Rancho Santa margarita, ca |
Dr. Nightingale really listens to you. She doesn't judge or offer patronizing advice. Her insight is very meaningful. I always come away feeling better after visiting with her.
in Whittier, CA |
Hi quality, well.educated psychologist.
She is a brilliant person.
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Dr. Nightingale has been in practice for over 25 years. She has been the director of psychiatric hospital units and chemical dependency programs. She is the author of several self help books and has been interviewed by Anderson Cooper, Tom Brokaw, Sandra Freedman, Jerry Springer, George Putnam, among others on psychological issues. She has been a faculty member of The Holmes School of Ministry and La Leache League International. Her conference lectures include topics on parenting, communication and conflict resolution. To stay current in her field and to bring clients the most current therapeutic ideas, she devotes over 200 hours a year to continuing education and specialized training.

Dr. Nightingale's Care Philosophy

Beginning therapy takes a lot of courage. Reading online about therapists and their approach to therapy is a good start.

Dr. Nightingale focuses on a Brief Therapy model that includes homework between sessions to make the most of your therapeutic experience. You may listen to her philosophy about psychotherapy on Sound Cloud or read her articles (over 60) on her website.

The next step is to call and make your first appointment. Please feel free to ask us questions when you call. We look forward to assisting you toward your goals of feeling better about life.

Dr. Nightingale's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Psychology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Addiction
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adolescent Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Depressive Episode
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Pediatric Behavior Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Stress

Education

  • Internship Hospital
    Brea Neuropsychiatric Hospital

    Completed in 1986

  • Undergraduate School
    Csuf

    Graduated in 1982

    Loma Linda University

    Graduated in 1978

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Psychology
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Addiction Psychology
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Adult Development & Aging Psychology
  • Adult Psychology
  • Affect Disorders
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Child Psychology
  • Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology
  • Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • Geriatric Psychology
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Health Psychology
  • Individual Counseling
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Men's Health Psychology
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • School Psychology
  • Women's Counseling
  • Women's Health Psychology

Procedures Performed

  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Marital Therapy
  • Pediatric Counseling
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Stress Management