Charley Lang, MFT, is co-founder of Narrative Counseling Center, providing resource-oriented consultation services for individuals, couples, and families, in addition to strength-based psychotherapy training for pre and post-licensed therapists.  As co-director of the Psychology and Addiction Studies Concentrations at Antioch University, he teaches numerous courses, including Human Sexualities, Psychology of Addiction, Narrative Therapy in Practice and Madness in American History & Film.  He has taught at USC, UCLA, Cal State San Bernardino, and is currently collaborating on the development of online study courses for students and practitioners of narrative therapy worldwide (  For many years he was Director of the Postmodern Therapy Training Program at the California Family Counseling Center and mental health supervisor at the AIDS Service Center in Pasadena.  Always on the lookout for new and engaging alternative stories, Lang produced and directed several acclaimed documentary films, including the HBO award-winning Gay Cops: Pride Behind the Badge.  Lic#: MFC34843

Charley Lang: Actor vs. Narrative Therapist

Charley Lang on Addiction and Narrative Therapy

Narrative Therapy & Treatment of Trauma

Lucy Cotter, MFT has a whole-hearted commitment to Narrative Therapy.  She has a passion for helping individuals, couples and families discover new stories of collaboration.  Lucy holds an MA in Child/Marriage Counseling from Pacific Oaks College, and an MFA from Otis College of Art. As an Adjunct Faculty member at Antioch University, her courses include Brief  Therapy, The Psychology of Couples in Fiction and Film, Postmodern Psychotherapies, Critical Psychology and Existential Psychology. Lucy also teaches Narrative Therapy in the Postmodern Therapy Program at Phillips Graduate Institute and is an adjunct faculty member of Pacific Oaks College. As a psychotherapist with couples, individuals and families, Lucy has worked in a range of settings including AIDS Service Center in Pasadena and the School Based Program of Jewish Family Services.  She frequently facilitates parent-teen and family dialogues as a family therapist.  Her 25 years of experience in making art informs the creativity she brings to psychotherapy at the Narrative Counseling Center. Lic#: MFC46671