Dr. Sven Schild, PhD, TCC


About Me

My name is Sven Schild and I am a licensed clinical psychologist. I provide client-centered, evidence based 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, please visit my website at: www.svenschild.com. To schedule a free 15 min phone consultation, please visit: https://drschild.clientsecure.me

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
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Expats
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved


  • English
  • German


  • Cigna