Dr. Randi Fredricks, Ph.D.
Randi Fredricks, Ph.D. is a best-selling author, published researcher, and psychotherapist. She works as a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice full time treating individuals, couples, and families.
Her first book, Healing & Wholeness: Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Mental Health, is used as a textbook on integrating natural medicine into counseling, psychotherapy, and psychology. Her second book Fasting: An Exceptional Human Experience details the medical, psychological and spiritual aspects of fasting. Dr. Fredricks’ next books were Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Anxiety and Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Depression.
Dr. Fredricks has been lead researcher on a number of studies, two of which have been published: Communication Apprehension among Adult Children of Alcoholics and An Exploratory Study of the Effects of Water Fasting for Depression.
Dr . Fredricks’ education includes a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communications from Santa Clara University, a Masters of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology.
In addition to her formal education, she has certifications as a Hypnotherapist, Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming, Clinical Nutritionist, and Clinical Herbalist. She is also a Registered Addiction Specialist and as a State of California-approved Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor.
Dr. Fredricks participates in ongoing intensive weekly training, consultation, and therapy because she is committed to continually learning new evidenced-based approaches to counseling and psychotherapy.