Dr. Lois Nightingale, PHD

Psychology  |  
Female  |  
Age 58
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.

16960 Bastanchury Rd Ste J

Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Contact Information

(714) 993-5343

Dr. Lois Nightingale, PHD

Dr. Lois Nightingale, PHD

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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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  • Psychology
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Addiction Psychology
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Adult Development & Aging Psychology
  • Adult Psychology
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Child Psychology
  • Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology
  • Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Eating Disorders
  • 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

Board Certifications

Dr. Nightingale does not have any board certifications listed.


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


  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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


  • Csuf
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Loma Linda University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Brea Neuropsychiatric Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nightingale has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Nightingale has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nightingale's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nightingale to family and friends
based on 8 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Nightingale's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • 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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