Ms. Amanda Newman, LMFT

Preferred Name: Amanda

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

Therapy is a calling for me. I am honored by the trust clients place in me and hold it sacred. I specialize in evidence-based, client-centered therapies, including EMDR, Cognitive Therapy, Mindfulness and Positive Psychology. I ask you what your therapy goals are, then tailor your treatment to what you want and need.

Education & Experience

* 25 years clinical experience providing psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families and groups in a wide range of clinical settings, including inpatient psychiatric units, residential crisis centers, community mental health centers, partial hospitalization program, intensive outpatient group therapy program and private practice * EMDR Certified Therapist

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

ACLU San Diego EMDR Trauma Recovery Network Sierra Club

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved


  • Aetna
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicare