Bérnard is a psychotherapist in private practice with offices in Pasadena and Los Angeles (Beverly Hills adjacent) and has over thirty-five years of counseling experience working with individuals, and couples. Bérnard earned a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Spiritual & Depth Psychology with an additional specialization in Loss & Grief.
During the mid 1990’s Bérnard lived for a year in a closed monastic community in upstate New York after which he returned to New York City and served as Intake Coordinator and case manager for an Upper East Side serving dual and triple diagnosed homeless adults. In 1998 he moved to Northern California where he worked with Homeless Children & Families until late 2001 when he was recruited by Kaiser Permanente Hospice to become the Director of Bereavement & Director of Clinical Volunteers. In 2010 he moved to Los Angeles in Southern California to earn his Masters Degree and enter into private practice.
Bérnard is also a speaker, trainer and workshop presenter, and has received several awards and recognitions for his service.
Loss and grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
LGBTQIA topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
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Private practice, 2014 - Present
Airport Marina Counseling Services, 2013 - 2014
Antioch University, MAP, 2013
S.U.N.Y. College, BA