Dr Nicola Simmersbach, PsyD LMFT LPCC

Better days are possible.

Whether it's your relationship, your past or a present situation that keeps you from enjoying the life you want, you deserve to to be seen, heard and supported. Trained in Emotion Focused Individual and Couples Therapy, Ego State Therapy and EMDR (Flash, R-TEP and D-TEP). Certified EMDR Therapist.
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About Therapy

A Good Faith Estimate is available for services. https://www.cms.gov/nosurprises Have you been struggling with anxiety? Do you just not feel comfortable in your life? Maybe you notice change is coming at you rather fast these days. If so, I'd love to be able to help. With over 25 years of experience and a tool bag of diverse therapy methods, I have been able to help may people feel at peace with their past, secure in the present and calmly open to the future. I believe that you are the expert on you, I have learned a lot in my professional career, and that if we put our heads together, we can find ways to help you thrive. Therapy is definitely not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. Together, we develop strategies and goals that work specifically for you. I am a Certified EMDR Therapist and can answer any questions you may have about this modality. If you are in crisis and need help right now, please call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline which is free, open 24/7 and provides confidential help for people in distress: 1-800-273-8255 or 1-800-273-TALK or text or call 988. For life threatening emergencies, call 911 or report to your nearest emergency department. Sacramento County residents can also contact the Mental Health Urgent Care Clinic at 916-520-2460 or go to 2130 Stockton Blvd Building 300, Sacramento, CA 95817 This service is open M-F 8AM to 10PM and weekends from 10AM to 6 PM. A telephone screening is required of all prospective clients prior to appointment setting. This call is generally 15 minutes and is free of charge. Please indicate if you were referred to me and by whom if you were referred, thank you.
Dr Nicola Simmersbach, PsyD Pronouns: she/her/hers
LMFT (MFT-33458), LPCC (LPC-124)


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Abandonment
  • Communication Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Avoidant Personality
  • Codependency
  • Fears/Phobias
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Loneliness
  • Medical Professional Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Work Stress
  • Stress
  • Couples Counseling


  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Couples and Relationship Therapy
  • Attachment-Based
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Humanistic Therapy
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individual teletherapy: $175 - $250
  • Individual in office: $175 - $250
  • Couples teletherapy: $175 - $250
  • Couples in office: $175 - $250
  • Intake : $175 - $250


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Nicola Simmersbach PsyD LMFT LPCC

650 University Avenue Suite 220
Sacramento, CA 95825-6726

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