Dr. Sven Schild, PhD, TCC


EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

My name is Sven Schild and I am a licensed clinical psychologist. I provide professional, client-centered psychological services to people located in California (PSY 22339), Hawaii (PSY 1139), Florida (TPPY111), and Virginia (0810007417). All appointments are offered remotely through video or phone. For more information about my services or to contact me, please visit my website at: www.svenschild.com.

Education & Experience

I obtained my doctoral degree (PhD) in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University (AIU) in San Diego, CA in 2007. For my research on trauma and deafness, I received the prestigious F. Joseph McGuigan Dissertation Award at AIU. I am an EMDRIA certified EMDR clinician and credentialed as a National Health Service Provider in Psychology. Besides EMDR, I am also trained in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Somatic Experiencing (SE).

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

I'm a member of the following associations: EMDRIA; American Psychological Association (APA); National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (NRHSPP); International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD); San Diego Psychological Association (SDPA); Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists (VACP); and Somatic Experiencing International.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Expats
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English
  • German


  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana