Dr. Nikki Frousakis completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology at UCLA and earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville, where she specialized in adult romantic relationships and coauthored published research on forgiveness. She went on to complete an APA accredited pre-doctoral internship at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, where she received additional training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of anxiety, post traumatic stress, chronic medical conditions, and depression. She has extensive experience in psychological assessment. Dr. Frousakis is an assessor and project director at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System, a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), and she also sees clients in private practice.