CLINICAL STAFF

Stacey 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.

Madeline Moersch, LCSW

Madeline Moersch, LCSW, is a cognitive behavioral therapist specializing in the treatment of OCD, depression, and other anxiety related disorders. Her primary treatment modalities include exposure and response prevention (ERP), mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). She has provided clinical services to children, adolescents, and adults within school environments, private practice, & partial hospitalization settings. Madeline holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California, and a Masters of Social Work from New York University. She is currently a Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker LCSW (#107660) in California. Madeline is a member of IOCDF (International OCD Foundation). She is passionate about using the tools from cognitive behavioral therapy to help individuals live their most fulfilling life. Madeline treats adults, adolescents, and children.

Tal Kempler, ASW

Tal Kempler, ASW, is a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), depression, and other anxiety and OC-related disorders. The primary treatment modalities she uses are Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Mindfulness, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She works with individuals of all ages, and has provided clinical services to children, adolescents, and their families within schools, community mental health agencies, and residential treatment settings. Tal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of California Berkeley, and a Masters of Social Work from the University of Southern California, where she graduated on the Dean’s List. She is currently a Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW #95854) in California. She believes strongly in her work and is passionate about providing clients and their families the skills necessary to self-regulate, build resilience, and live empowered and meaningful lives beyond the grip of the obsessive-compulsive cycle.

Amanda Ebersberger, AMFT, APCC

Amanda Ebersberger, AMFT, APCC is a psychotherapist specializing in the treatment of OCD, anxiety disorders, depression, and other related disorders. Working with individuals of all ages, she has provided therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, and families within private practice, schools, and community mental health agencies. Her treatment modalities include acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), exposure and response prevention (ERP), mindfulness, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Amanda holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles. She is currently a Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist (AMFT #131711) as well as a Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC #11265). Amanda is passionate about providing a safe space for her clients to heal while offering tools and strategies that not only support their journey to wellness but also empower them to create
the life they always wanted.