Dr. Nancy R. Sobel

About Me:

Education & Training

Dr. Nancy R. Sobel is a licensed psychologist in private practice in West Los Angeles, CA. She works with individuals, couples, families, groups and rock bands. She also regularly conducts workshops on healthy relationships and balanced living at the Miraval resort in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Sobel is widely known for her work in the entertainment industry and has designed a unique style of therapy for musicians and artists who spend large amounts of time on the road. She developed the clinical portion of MusiCares, a charity for impaired musicians funded in association with the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Dr. Sobel specializes in the treatment of trauma, addictions and compulsive disorders including sexual, financial and relationship. Dr. Sobel has worked in the addiction field for over thirty years and has consulted in the development of treatment programs in the United States and abroad. Dr. Sobel has a lifetime commitment in the nonprofit world starting in the 70’s by helping to develop the Boston Center for Independent Living, the first independent living center in the country. She is on the board of Boarding House Mentors, a surf and environmental education program for at-risk youth. Dr. Sobel co-founded Global Adolescent Project, whose mission is to educate, encourage and empower at-risk youth in impoverished communities starting in Haiti and around the world. Dr. Sobel has been a guest expert on numerous television and radio programs including The Oprah Winfrey Show, E True Biography, and KCRW’s Which Way L.A.