Darlene Lancer, JD, LMFT, brings a wide range of professional and life experience to her work as a relationship and codependency expert, having treated individuals and couples for 30 years and coaching internationally. Darlene wrote Codependency for Dummies and Conquering Shame and Codependency: 8 Steps to Freeing the True You, and seven ebooks, including Dealing with a Narcissist: 8 Steps to Raise Self-Esteem and Set Boundaries with Difficult People. Over the course of three decades, she has helped men and women recover from codependency and trauma. They become effective communicators with more autonomy and experience greater well-being, professional success, and satisfaction in their relationships and personal lives.
She's trained other clinicians and speaks to national audiences in the media and at professional conferences. Her articles appear in professional journals and Internet mental health websites, including on her own, www.whatiscodependency.com, where you can get a free copy of "14 Tips for Letting Go." Previously, Lancer practiced entertainment law.
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Certified Hypnotherapist, American School of Hypnotherapy
Certified Life Coach, American School of NLP
Masters in Clinical Psychology, Antioch University
Juris Doctor, UCLA School of Law
BA, UCLA, Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa
American Jurisprudence Award