VITA - Dr. Shari Bridgman
 
 
 

Shari L. Bridgman, Ph.D.
22772 Centre Drive, Suite 205 • Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 581-8334 • (949) 770-5433 fax

Education

BIOLA UNIVERSITY, Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology
La Mirada, California
APA-Approved Doctoral Program
Ph,D., Clinical Psychology, June 1990
M.A., Clinical Psychology, May 1986

WHEATON COLLEGE
Wheaton, Illinois
B.A., Psychology major, May 1982 (Summa Cum Laude)


Licensed:  Feb., 1992 - Present

Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC28928)

 


Relevant Work Experience
04/01 - Present

BRIDGMAN PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, P.C.
Lake Forest, CA

Position: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
Responsibilities: Individual psychotherapy with adults, adolescents, and children.

Clinical Specialties:  Depression, anxiety, grief & loss, parenting.

   
08/94 - 3/01

PRIVATE PRACTICE
Laguna Hills, California

Position: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Responsibilities: Individual psychotherapy with adults, adolescents, and children. Marital and family counseling. Group therapy. Public seminars & workshops. Radio appearances.

Clinical specialties include: Individual and marital therapy, compulsive sexual behaviors,
depression, and anxiety.

   
11/92-07/94

NEW HOPE THERAPY CENTER
Tustin, California

Position: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Responsibilities: Individual psychotherapy with adults, adolescents, and children. Marital and family counseling. Group therapy. Public seminars & workshops. Radio
appearances.

Clinical specialties include: Individual and marital therapy, compulsive sexual behaviors,

   
02/87 – 10/92

WILSON FAMILY LIVING
Orange, California

Position: Marriage, Family & Child Therapist.
CA State Registered M.F.C.C. Intern: 2/87-2/91.

Responsibilities: Individual psychotherapy with adults, adolescents, and children. Marital and family counseling. Group therapy. Public seminars & workshops. Radio and cable television appearances.

   
07/88-09/89

INTERFACE PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
Placentia, California

Position: CA State Registered M.F.C.C. Intern.
Supervisors: James Hargrove, Ph.D., Jeanne Nolten, MFCC

Responsibilities: Individual psychotherapy with adults and adolescents. Marital and family counseling. Intake evaluation and assessment.


Presentations

Bridgman, S.L. (March 2012) How to Help Someone Cope with A Panic Attack.  Instructor, Rachel's Vineyard Tutorial, Trabuco Canyon, CA.

Bridgman, S.L. (September 2011) How to Conduct a Role Play.  Instructor, Rachel's Vineyard Tutorial, Trabuco Canyon, CA.

Bridgman, S.L. (March 2004) Raising Your Spirited Child.  Guest Speaker, MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), Mission Hills Church, Mission Viejo, CA.

Bridgman, S.L. (November 2003)  Hope After Loss.  Guest Speaker, MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), Mountainview Church, Mission Viejo, CA.

Bridgman, S.L. (April 1998) Coping with Grief.  Guest Speaker, Mountainview Church, Mission Viejo, CA.

Bridgman, S.L. & Bridgman, L.P. (March 1998) Helping Clients Cope with Their Grief.  Guest Speaker, Saddleback Church Lay Counselor Training, Lake Forest, CA. 

Bridgman, S.L. & Bockhorst, M. (September/October 1997)  Raising Your Spirited Child, 6 week workshop.  Lake Forest, CA.

Bridgman, S.L. & Bridgman, L.P. (March 13, 1993) Miscarriage and Stillbirth: Grieving the Loss and Healing the Wounds. Seminar, presented at the Women for Women Conference, San Juan Capistrano, CA.

Bridgman, S.L. (February, 1993). Miscarriage Grief Recovery Workshop. Featured Guest on the Lifecare radio show hosted by Dr. James Farris. KBRT Radio, Costa Mesa, CA.

Bridgman, S.L. (February, 1993). Miscarriage Grief Recovery Workshop. Seminar, Tustin, CA.

Bridgman, S.L. (October, 1992; March, 1990; February, 1991). Women Who Love Too Much. Seminars, Orange, CA.

Bridgman, S.L. (October 1992; May, 1991; March 1990). Women Who Love Too Much. Featured Guest on “Spread A Little Love Around,” KBRT Radio, Costa Mesa, CA.

Bridgman, S.L. (June, 1992). Miscarriage and Stillbirth: Grieving the Loss and Healing the Wounds. Featured Guest on Spread A Little Love Around, KBRT Radio, Costa Mesa, CA.

Bridgman, S.L. (May, 1991). Shattering the Victim Myth. Seminar, Orange, CA.


Publications

Bridgman, S.L. (1997). In Heavenly Arms: Grieving the Loss and Healing the Wounds of Miscarriage. BlackHawk Canyon Publishers, Laguna Hills, CA.

 

References available upon request