Licensed in 1999, Cynthia Horacek is an M.F.T. specializing in trauma recovery, dissociative disorders, chronic pain and illness, depression, anxiety and phobias. A former middle school math and science teacher, Cynthia currently works adolescents, adults, individuals, couples and families. Additionally, Cynthia has taught Clincial Skills with Families and Couples at Antioch University in Santa Barbara before teaching at CLU. Cynthia has a special interest in the bioneurologicalphysiology of trauma; the emotional effects of trauma on the individual and how families of the traumatized individual are affected by the behaviors that trauma can create. She has extensive training in hypnosis, EMDR and Brainspotting, an off-shoot of EMDR.
B.A., UCSB, Environmental Studies and Psychology minor CSU Northridge, Teaching credentials, Secondary Science and Math; General Elementary, 1986 M.S., California Lutheran University, Marriage and Family Therapy, 1995
Populations: Adolescents, Children age 8 and above, Adults, Couples Treatment: Trauma Dissociative Disorders Chronic Pain and Illness Depression Anxiety Phobias AAMFT Approved Supervisor
The Therapist Magazine
November/December, 2000 Published by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists: “On Becoming a Therapist: From Conception to Birth”