Natasa Nordman, LMFT

Natasa Nordman, co-founder of The Children’s Institute, is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in depression, anxiety, adolescent therapy & EMDR.

Natasa has spent the past decade working with children & families, primarily on Medi-Cal, to help keep children in the least restrictive environment, at home with their families or primary care givers.


Her private practice is primarily focused on working with individuals who experience anxiety, depression, trauma, & phase of life difficulties.  She also works with parents & school districts providing Educationally Related Mental Health Service (ERMHS) reports in order to determine if a child’s mental health affects their ability to access education.

Natasa has completed extensive training in family-centered therapeutic models including Attachment Regulation Competency therapy, which is geared towards increasing attainment, identifying skills to regulate, & fostering ways for resilience in individuals, families, & members of various caregiving systems (i.e., biological, foster, residential) who have experienced complex trauma.


She is also trained & highly skilled in evidenced-based practices such as EMDR & CBT.

Natasa holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from University of San Francisco & a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development from the University of California at Davis.  Natasa is an active member of CAMFT.