Dr. Bertrina Olivia West, PhD, LPC

Preferred Name: Bertrina

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

Dr. O holds a Doctoral Degree in International Psychology. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Coach, and Consultant who specializes in systemic, complex, and developmental trauma, regulating emotional distress, helping individuals reach their personal and professional goals, minority and race-based issues, and nonprofit business development. Dr. O is passionate about human and civil rights equality and takes a Global approach incorporating a persons’ culture, belief system, and values into individualized services provided. Dr. O has traveled the world for leisure and conducting research on diverse populations and topics. In addition to international travel, Dr. O enjoys reading, riding her bike, skating, working out, writing and reciting poetry, exploring new restaurants, and spending time with her husband and two children.

Education & Experience

PhD International Psychology Specialization in Trauma MA in Clinical Psychology

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth