Nancy Ezra, MFT, Ph.D.
Director of Curriculum Development
Ph.D. Clinical Child Psychology, Graduate Center for Child Development and Psychotherapy, Los Angeles, California
M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy, Phillips Graduate Institute, Encino, California
M.A. Educational Psychology Early Childhood Education, California State University Northridge, Northridge, California
B.A. Elementary Education in Early Childhood Education, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois
Endorsed National Trainer, Child Parent Psychotherapy, Child Trauma Research Program, University of California San Francisco, date
Infant-Family & Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist, Reflective Practice Facilitator Mentor, California Center for Infant-Family & Early Childhood Mental Health, WestEd Center for Prevention & Early Intervention, 2011
Infant Mental Health Training Course, The Early Childhood Center Foundation, Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Beverly Hills, CA, 2003
Nancy Ezra, Ph.D. has been assisting young children and their families for more than 35 years as an educator, clinician, supervisor, and program director. Dr. Ezra has provided clinical services and supervision in Community Mental Health Agencies throughout Los Angeles. She provides direct services and training to professionals in Early Childhood Mental Health and develops and facilitates parent groups. Dr Ezra developed a year-long specialty training curriculum in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health and has taught clinical staff, psychology interns, students and fellows in APA and CAPIC accredited programs for the past 20 years.
Current Research Interests
Dr. Ezra has expertise in the neurobiological impact of trauma in utero, infancy, and early childhood. To overcome the detrimental effects of early traumatic experiences, she integrates research with these trauma treatment interventions:
Private Practice Specializations
Pre- and post-doctoral training
Membership in organizations / societies