Chris Tickner, PhD, MFT

​The Life You Deserve | The Relationships You Want
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
25 years in practice
Accepted Insurance Plans:
  • PPO

About Chris Tickner, PhD, MFT

Dr. Tickner is the founder of the Neuro-Relational Psychotherapy Institute and co-founder of Tree of Life Healing. A Marriage and Family Therapist in California (License 42576), clinical supervisor, consultant, trainer, and guest lecturer, he works with individuals, couples and groups. Dr. Tickner holds both Masters (Naropa University) and Doctoral (Santa Barbara Graduate Institute) degrees in Somatic Psychology. He has over 25 years of experience, is a Certified Relational Somatic Psychotherapist and has advanced training in various forms of trauma healing as well as Hakomi Psychotherapy and the Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT).

Chris is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, the Glendale Area Mental Health Professionals Association and the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy.

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When I ask my couples why are you together, they often will say "because we love each other!" Well, that's great, but it's not enough. Love is what brings us together in the first place. It's that magical, hormonal glue that creates a powerful biological bond that ensures we get together, mate, and... more

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