About Me

About me

Joy Nussen Timsit

Joy Nussen Timsit, M.A., LMFT

Joy received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1984, and she holds a Master of Arts degree in Educational Psychology from California State University at Northridge (CSUN), obtained in 1984.

Joy earned her California licensure as a Marriage & Family Therapist in 1991 (MFT 28654) and has over 25 years of experience working with youth, adults and groups, serving a wide variety of client populations in various settings, in Florida and California.

Joy is an Advanced Certified equine assisted practitioner (EAGALA), is trained in EMDR (EMDRIA) and has received professional consultation from internationally renowned Sandplay therapist, Dr. Gita Morena. Joy’s publications on equine assisted psychotherapy can be found on the Links & Resources tab on this website.

“Your body cannot heal without play. Your mind cannot heal without laughter. Your soul cannot heal without Joy.”
~ Catherine Rippenger Fenwick