Janet  Niederman

Janet Niederman

Psychologist, PhD
California Accepting Online
Westwood Not Accepting In-person
Updated November 2, 2020

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Adult ADHD
  • College student mental health

Professional statement

Dr. Janet Niederman is a licensed psychologist in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles who also sees clients throughout the state of CA for telehealth sessions. Janet offers her clients more than 30 years of experience as she responds to their needs and inner conflicts. She recognizes that clients want to be understood for their strengths as well as their problems and they want to see real change in the quality of their lives once therapy is finished. People from many backgrounds – white, black, Asian and Latinx – report they find acceptance and emotional safety in working with Janet. She sees individuals, ages 18 – 65, in her practice.

Janet’s specialties include working with depression and anxiety. She realizes clients not only want relief from troubling symptoms but also want real shifts in the underlying issues. With that in mind, Janet draws upon both cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic approaches. In addition, Janet works with adults who struggle with ADHD. Using a treatment approach developed by four leading psychologists at Harvard Medical School, she provides a package of skills designed to help clients first gain control of their work or school day, and then helps them let go of the negative beliefs about failure they’ve been carrying for far too long.

While Janet brings her compassion to your suffering, her broader goal is that you develop compassion for yourself, freeing yourself from critical inner voices.


Message to clients

Searching for a therapist holds such promise, but is also pretty scary – so I don’t envy you in this task. Find one that holds the right balance of competence and human decency, and who you feel you can resonate with. It looks to me that there are a lot of good people on this site… find the right one for you.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Adult ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

College student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Janet Niederman is accepting clients paying listed fees or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:

  • Anthem Blue Cross

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $180 (45min)
  • Initial session: $200 (55min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly

Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Westwood practice
520 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 308, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2018 - Present
California State University, 1988 - 2020
USC, 1986 - 1988
Long Beach VA Medical Center, 1984 - 1986

University of Texas at Austin, PhD, 1983


Languages

English