Dr. Nicole Muller, PhD
Dr. Nicole Muller earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She earned her Ph.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University – San Diego in 2018. Dr. Muller has worked a variety of settings including an integrative health center, a psychiatric hospital, a dual diagnosis clinic at a methadone treatment center, and private practice. Her specialty areas include PTSD, addiction issues, and anxiety. Dr. Muller also has experience treating insomnia, depression, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, chronic pain, personality disorders, and life issues such as grief, personal growth, and relationship problems.
Dr. Muller completed her postdoctoral residency at an integrative health center with the primary focus of treating PTSD and chronic pain. She has a particular interest in the intersectionality of trauma, addiction, and pain disorders.
Dr. Muller is trained in evidence-based practices such as EMDR, Prolonged Exposure, Trauma Focused CBT. She takes an integrative approach to treatment with an emphasis on utilizing mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral approaches, and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). She believes in treating the whole person and is committed to a strength-based approach.
Dr. Muller holds the therapeutic relationship in the highest regard, taking great care to make sure that every individual feels heard and cared for within the therapeutic relationship. She strives to understand each individual’s point of view and create a therapy experience that feels safe and genuine.