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Nancy Bohl Penrod

  • Owner/Director
  • Private Practice


    As director of San Bernardino, California’s The Counseling Team International, Dr. Nancy Bohl-Penrod provides a wide range of mental health services to clients across the country, helping law enforcement and other emergency personnel handle traumas faced in the course of duty. With more than 25 years of experience, Nancy Bohl-Penrod has counseled men and women after some of the largest American crises in recent history, including the Oklahoma City bombing, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and numerous wildfires and natural disasters. As a testament to her expertise, she sits on the boards of several mental health and law enforcement organizations, has published her research in various peer-reviewed journals, has spoken at the FBI Academy, and teaches at colleges and universities in California. She also serves on the team at Spirit of the Law and leads crisis and trauma counseling at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. Nancy Bohl-Penrod earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the California Graduate Institute and an M.A. in education and counseling from California State University, San Bernardino.

    Professional experience


    Private Practice

    January 1984 - Present


    San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department

    January 1982 - January 1984(2 years)


    Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

    California Graduate Institute

    January 1983 - January 1987(4 years)

    M.A. Education and Counseling

    California State University

    January 1979 - January 1983(4 years)

    B.A. Sociology, Social Science

    California State University

    January 1975 - January 1978(3 years)

    A.A. Sociology

    San Bernardino Valley College

    January 1973 - January 1975(2 years)