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Clinical Staff2018-08-10T20:11:39+00:00

CLINICAL STAFF

Stacey Kuhl Wochner, LCSW, LPCC

Stacey Wochner, LCSW, LPCC is the director and owner of OCD Specialists treatment center, also known as Stacey Kuhl Wochner, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Corporation. She is a psychotherapist who specializes in the treatment of OCD and OC Spectrum disorders (Social Anxiety Disorder, Phobias, Health Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Body-Dysmorphic Disorder) using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). CBT modalities used for OCD and related disorders include exposure and response prevention (ERP), cognitive therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Stacey received a Master of Science in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University in 2004 and is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC 1627) and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW 25749) in the state of California. She worked at the OCD Center of Los Angeles from 2005 – 2013 prior to starting a private practice (OCD Specialists) in January 2013. She is a professional member of the International OCD Foundation and has given panel talks on mental rituals in OCD at the annual Conference. Stacey treats adolescents and adults in both individual and group formats.

Jessica Serber, M.A.

Jessica Serber, M.A., is a cognitive-behavioral therapist specializing in the treatment of OCD and other obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, including specific phobias, health anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, and body-dysmorphic disorder. Her primary treatment modalities include exposure and response prevention (ERP), mindfulness, and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Jessica graduated from Pepperdine University with a M.A. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2015 and is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapy Associate (IMF 86850) in California. She additionally has prior experience working with adolescents in residential treatment. Jessica is a professional member of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) and the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. She has facilitated a support group for adolescents with OCD at the annual IOCDF conference and presented about managing anxiety for the #WeAreWomen campaign through the Los Angeles Sparks WNBA team. Jessica treats adults, adolescents, and children and facilitates this practice’s OCD treatment and support group.

Nathalie Maragoni, M.S.

Nathalie Maragoni, M.S., is a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and other anxiety and OC-related disorders, including specific phobias, health anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, and body-dysmorphic disorder. She uses Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Cognitive Therapy, Mindfulness, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as the primary treatment modalities for these disorders. Nathalie received a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from California State University, Bakersfield in 2018 and is now a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT 108325) in California. She is a member of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) and has participated in a panel presentation at the IOCDF annual conference about the effects of OCD on interpersonal relationships. Nathalie works with individuals of all ages, including young children. Her experience with and understanding of OCD have ignited a passion to equip both individuals and their families with the tools necessary to break free from the exhausting grip of the obsessive-compulsive cycle.