You’ve tried to get help before…

But you left the doctor’s or therapist’s office feeling like they just didn’t get it. Your situation has not really fit the mold of standard everyday worry. Whether it be your health issues or your personality, you are seen as quirky and may often feel misunderstood.

You deserve to get the right help, right now.

I help children and adults who are paralyzed by the world around them to feel like they can move forward and enjoy their life, with strategies that disarm the anxiety and put them back into control. All you need to do to get started is to click the button below.

A little more about me


I completed both my M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). During my graduate training, I obtained a variety of experiences helping children and adults with depression, anxiety, OCD, autism, and other related issues, while also conducting research focused on understanding the development of anxiety and depression in teens and young adults. I received an honorable mention from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program, and my research has appeared in several notable journals.

After completing my Ph.D. in 2007, I was accepted as a postdoctoral fellow specializing in autism spectrum disorders at The Help Group in Sherman Oaks, California. Through my postdoctoral training experiences, I further broadened my area of expertise to include providing assessment and therapy to children, adolescents, and adults with high functioning autism and Asperger’s disorder.

I continue to work diligently to improve my skills and knowledge of psychology through training and consultation with respected professionals. I have completed specialized intensive training on cognitive-behavioral therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder through the International OCD Foundation. I have also completed the virtual professional intensive training on treating trichotillomania and other body-focused repetitive behaviors through the TLC Foundation for BFRBs.

Throughout my education and career, I have made it a priority to seek out the best training from respected leaders in the field to best serve my clients. I work hard to stay up to date about new developments in the field to provide you with the best therapy and recommendations that I can.


My Credentials:


B.A. in Psychology with Highest Honors - University of Virginia

M.A. in Clinical Psychology - UCLA

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology - UCLA


Licensed Clinical Psychologist, PSY23260

Professional Memberships

Member, Los Angeles County Psychological Association

Member, International OCD Foundation

Member, TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors

Nicole Connolly, Ph.D.

Nicole Connolly, Ph.D.