I'm Thomasine Shepard, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist that helps families and parents-to-be overcome whatever obstacles preventing them from being the connected and loving family they long to be. I help new moms and moms-to-be cope with the unexpected stress, anxiety, and depression that arises along the journey to motherhood; including moms who are grieving the painful loss of their pregnancy. Parents-to-be will find a place to start their family off on the right foot by strengthening their relationship and gain the confidence needed to welcome a new baby. Children and teens get the tools and coping skills they need to have a happier life.
My approach is focused around your needs. I am here to help you work towards your goals and reach a place of personal satisfaction and inner happiness.
Thomasine Shepard is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Burbank, CA. She graduated with a MA in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University in Seattle, WA, and BS in Psychology from the University of Washington, also in Seattle, WA.
During her time at the University of Washington, Thomasine also worked in one of the leading developmental psychology labs in the nation that was at the forefront of social and emotional development of babies and young children.
Over the past decade she has worked with children, adolescents, adults, moms, and families in variety of settings; including community non-profit clinics, school districts, and private practice. Thomasine previously co-facilitated baby and mommy groups at The Pump Station in Hollywood, and provided emotionally related intensive counseling services for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Thomasine is a certified Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator and has also received extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression, Anxiety, and Mindfulness from The Beck Institute. She specializes in Perinatal/Postpartum Depression, Play-therapy, Sandtray Therapy, Autism, ADHD, LBGTQ (including transgender and gender identity), Mindfulness, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy.