Experience Summary


Clinical Experience 40+ years

providing psychotherapy

across the developmental life span with

individuals, couples families and groups

Teaching & Curriculum Development

at undergrad, graduate ,continuing ed

and with general public including

Mindful SelfCare™

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Yoga and Meditation as Transformational Tools

Adult Career Change & Creative Breakthrough

Loss, Grief, Bereavement & Family Dynamics

Expressive Arts in Healing & Psychotherapies

Cultivating StoryTelling & Metaphorical Thinking

Additional CertificationsCertifications

Yoga Teacher RYT200  // RYT300 anticipated Ap 2017

Dementia & Alzheimer's Specialist

Ericksonian Hypnotherapist

Medical Hypnotherapist

Meditation Instructor

Birth Doula

Over 500 hrs of training in

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction /

Mindfulness Based Psychotherapy


Dr.Hanna Chusid, LCSW,  Lic Clinical Psychologist

California Licenses:

Clinical Psychologist #12001   1991  

Clinical Social Work  #14248  1989  

Professional Education

University of British Columbia

Doctorate of Education / Counseling Psychology  1987​

​Research: Meaning of Adult Career Change in Relation to Family Dramas

Masters of Social Work / Integrated Health Specialization  1977


2010 - present

2010 - present