Darlene Basch, LCSW, BCD is a body psychotherapist and public speaker who has successfully helped hundreds of people overcome daily anxiety, panic attacks and countless personal challenges. She assists parents, families, teens, and children in improving relationships, addressing school problems, divorce issues, and coping with everyday life.
Integrating traditional and alternative healing methods, clients gain powerful mental health techniques that can be utilized anywhere, anytime, producing immediate beneficial results. She developed Transformation Therapy, which integrates interactive discussion, experiential exercises, body psychotherapy and spirituality.
Darlene has been counseling, lecturing and teaching workshops on overcoming anxiety and panic attacks, parenting, stress management, sexual abuse, addictions, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress, meditation, relationships, spirituality, and Holocaust issues in private practice and in seminars for more than 25 years.
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Darlene worked for Steven Spielberg’s Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation where she developed and facilitated a worldwide debriefing program that trained people to interview survivors of the Holocaust, and traveled around the world training those interviewers. She maintains wide-ranging contacts in the United States, Israel, former Soviet Union, Europe, South America, Australia and Canada.
The daughter of a Holocaust survivor of several death camps, Darlene founded Generation-to-Generation in San Francisco, and was a founding Board member of the Northern California Holocaust Resource Center. She was a lead organizer of the Second-Generation program at the World Gathering of Holocaust Survivors in Israel. Darlene was the Event Chair of Chicago2002 Living the Legacy—an international gathering of descendants of the Shoah and their families.
Darlene has a private practice in Los Angeles and continues to present lectures, workshops and seminars on the above-mentioned topics. For more information, please visit her website at: www.transformationaltherapy.com
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Board Certified Diplomate in Clincal Social Work (BCD)
Certified Instructor – Somatic Bodywork – Post-Secondary
Certifired Teacher and Practitioner – Integrative Body Psychotherapy (IBP)
Master of Social Work (MSW) Clinical Work with Children and Families – UC Berkeley
Bachelor of Science (BS) Human Development and Family Studies – Cornell University
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Awakening Your Light Body and Radiance, Diane Goldner, Los Angeles.
Marital Therapy Training with Dr. Walter Brackelmanns, UCLA.
Family Therapy Techniques Training with Rosalyn Rivkin, San Francisco.