N. Cherie  Nassi

N. Cherie Nassi


Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
California Accepting Online
Brentwood Accepting In-person
Updated September 8, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Caregiver stress & support
  • Life transitions
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement
  • Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
  • Transition to new parenthood
  • Mind-body connection

Professional statement

Cherie has over 10 years experience working with individuals and their families. She started her career with oncology patients, individuals with chronic pain and illness, and palliative care. She now has opened her private practice to include postpartum parents, adults with various life and job transitions and COVID related stressors. Cherie is non-discriminatory and inclusive of all social identity groups, faiths, and sexual orientations.

Cherie's therapeutic approach is influenced by many years working in psycho-oncology and multi-disciplinary communities such as UCLA, The Cancer Support Community and St. John’s Health Center. Her style is warm, direct, and genuine. She care's deeply about keeping the therapeutic relationship collaborative and safe. Cherie is passionate about helping her clients develop a richer understanding of themselves. Changing old ill equipped patterns in pursuit of a more meaningful and fulfilling life is at the core of her work. Supporting individuals and their loved ones while addressing important life issues and transitions is her goal. Cherie creates an inclusive environment, she empowers individuals to fee safe, respected, engaged, motivated and valued. Cherie's therapeutic environment is one that allows the individual to express themselves while creating a stronger connection between physical and mental health.

Cherie started her career in the Department of Children and Family Services then moved to Palisades Charter High School. She then transitioned to the Cancer Support Community, then on to UCLA Simms/Mann Center for Integrated Oncology. Cherie returned to the Cancer support Community and established a support group for individuals and caregivers at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica. She currently works with individuals, caregivers and families in her private practice.

Cherie has an office in Santa Monica, Los Angeles. She is available M-F and has opening for remote sessions.

Message to clients

Thank you for finding my Zencare profile. You have taken the first step, and that is always the hardest one. I want you to know you are not alone, you will always be supported in our work together. My intention is to provide unconditional support and to invite you to let go of anything that no longer serves you. We are equal partners in this therapeutic process and I am interested in hearing what you have to say and eager to work together. Please reach out if you or a loved one are interested in starting your healing journey.


Caregiver stress & support - Coping with anxiety, stress, fatigue, and burnout related to caring for a loved one; balancing the needs of others with one's own needs and health

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

Loss, grief, and bereavement - 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

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety

Transition to new parenthood - Working with parents as they adjust to new parenthood

Mind-body connection - Practicing mindfulness to draw together how the body feels physically and how the mind feels mentally; healing both physically and mentally

Treatment approaches


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


N. Cherie Nassi is not in-network with any insurances.

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Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $200 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $150 - $200


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 9am-4am
  • Tue 9am-4am
  • Wed 9am-4am
  • Thu 9am-4am
  • Fri 9am-4am
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Brentwood practice
Brentwood, Los Angeles, California 90049
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

The Cancer Support Community LA, Group Facilitator and Individual Counselor, 2012 - 2020
St. John's Health Center, Group Facilitator, 2017 - 2020
Simms/Mann Center for Integrative Oncology, Senior Program Representative, 2013 - 2015

CSUN, MA-Marriage and Family Therapy, 2012
CSUN, MS-Experimental Research Psychology, 2009
San Francisco State University, BA-Psychology, 2005


California: 91300