Therapy & Counseling
When You Need A Trained Specialist
To Listen & Guide You To Growth
Experienced, Professional & Compassionate
It is often confusing these days to find the right support when you are suffering.
Do you need a therapist?
Or what about a psychiatrist and possibly medication?
Or maybe you need to work on your sleep, nutrition and exercise?
Have you heard about the benefits of hypnotherapy? Maybe you should try that.
There are so many healing options and it can be overwhelming.
The wonderful thing about Shirley is that she is not just a therapist but is trained in several healing modalities so you get the benefit of a multiple-approach specialist. Read below for more information.
Shirley Furman specializes in helping people overcome:
Sleep Issues & Insomnia
Depression & Grief
Anxiety & Panic Attacks
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Fears & Phobias
Regarding this specialty of Therapy & Counseling, Shirley is referred to as a therapist, licensed marriage and family therapist (MFT), psychotherapist, counselor, coach and more.
"I am very grateful for the help she has given me. Not only is Shirley exceptionally kind, she is an excellent therapist."
"Shirley Furman is a kind and thoughtful practitioner. She listens from the heart and has a variety of solutions for mental health."
What To Expect?
As a therapist, Shirley practices mental health holistically with compassion to give emotional support and experienced guidance.
Utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) in an integrative approach with psychiatry, hypnotherapy and sleep enhancement this significantly improves the effectiveness and quality of the healing experience. Shirley addresses nutrition and lifestyle and can prescribe medication if needed. She focuses on enhancing the brain, body and emotional states.
Shirley listens to your feelings and seeks to understand what you are going through. She gets to know your main issues, obstacles and struggles. Then she makes sure she understands your needs and goals for treatment and healing. Then you decide together which therapies and/or medications will be best for you.
Among her many certifications, Shirley has a M.A. in Counseling and a M.S. in Nursing, which gives her a unique and more compassionate approach to therapy and counseling.
Get the help you need.
Why People Choose Shirley:
Shirley is able to get better results for her clients because she integrates the powerhouse combination of therapy, counseling, psychiatry, hypnotherapy and sleep enhancement. She is well known for being a great listener and practicing mental health from the heart with compassion.
Some highlights about Shirley:
Highly rated with 100% 5-star testimonials
Nearly 25 years experience
Kind and compassionate
Frequently attends lectures, workshops and courses to stay up-to-date on scientific discoveries, new healing methods and best practices
Shirley is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), Sleep Specialist, Hypnotherapist, Therapist & Counselor (MFT) and Quit Smoking Specialist. She has trained many PMHNPs in Orange County. (All of her certifications and credentials can be found here)
Because of her experience and knowledge, she has spoken about mental health, mindfulness and meditation on Jim Masters on CUTV News Radio and gives lectures at UCI Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute.