Jennifer A. Boisvert,
Clinical Psychologist CA License PSY 21459
Contact her by phone: 562.394.6645
Offices: Long Beach, Huntington Beach
Dr. Boisvert is licensed psychologist California
(PSY 21459), specializing in eating disorders and weight disorders in women
and men of all ages. She is passionate about this specialty. Dr.
Boisvert’s unique background has included working with racial/ethnic and culturally diverse
Dr. Boisvert’s other specialties include anxiety disorders, mood
disorders, trauma, grief and loss, sexuality and LGBT issues, workplace and relationship issues, and life
transition issues. In the areas of anxiety disorders, trauma, grief
and loss, Dr. Boisvert has worked with soldiers returning from combat, especially those with post-traumatic stress
Dr. Boisvert is a scientist-practitioner who has authored
numerous journal articles, book chapters, and research conference presentations. Her expertise is cutting
edge, allowing her to bring the most up-to-date, empirically-supported treatments to her specialty areas. Dr.
Boisvert’s scientific research background enables her to have a breadth and depth of knowledge and special insight
and understanding of people’s problems.
Dr. Boisvert trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy, an
empirically-supported treatment shown to be a highly effective treatment for a range of psychological disorders and
medical problems. She may adopt an integrated approach or use adjunct treatments to help treat you
holistically, believing that health and wellness involves mental, physical, social and spiritual realms. She
brings special skills and strengths, sensitivity, warmth, understanding and compassion to her clinical
Dr. Boisvert will work collaboratively with you to establish
treatment goals and objectives, some of which may include increasing adaptive, rational and/or positive cognitions,
behaviors and/or emotions, increasing level of functioning in social, occupational, educational or other areas,
cultivating a positive sense of self-identity, promoting personal growth and development, fostering effective
problem-solving and coping skills, expanding the capacity for work, love and creativity, and improving life
satisfaction and quality. She strives to empower you in therapy.
Dr. Boisvert has enthusiasm and optimism for her clinical
work. She believes that hope can be a powerful tool, helping people to grow and heal, and move beyond fear,
hopelessness and despair, toward joy, happiness and abundance in life. She has a heart for alleviating human
Dr. Boisvert believes that the quality of the therapeutic relationship is an essential element of her
clinical work. She offers a safe, comfortable, welcoming space in which you can explore painful
experiences. She is sensitive, understanding and caring. She is gentle and patient in her
style, working with you to develop an intimate, trusting, safe
and professional relationship.
Dr. Boisvert is especially gifted in building strong and
sustained relationships with people. Her openness, non-judgmental and respectful stance will permit you to be
yourself, embracing your uniqueness and diversity. She has had many wonderfully rewarding professional
experiences working with women and men in therapy, many of whom were of diverse sexuality, race/ethnicity, economic
status, disability, language and culture. She welcomes opportunities to work with people of different
backgrounds who are faced with difficult challenges and life circumstances.
New clients, please call
office number. Do not call therapist.
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