About Media Psychology Services

Our Approach

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We will meet with you or a member of your team to discuss what your needs are. If it feels like a good fit, we can work with you on a weekly basis during production, as a consultant for a fixed fee, or on retainer for your studio or production company.

Why MPS?

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We are the only practice that specializes in supporting the entertainment and  media industries. All of our experts also have experience working in studios, entertainment, or adjacent industries.  We have developed a unique approach to this work, and are available regardless of the process, whether you're in development, pre-production, production, or post. 

Our Team

Jennie Marie Norgaard, MA, LMFT

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Jennie Marie has been a psychotherapist for 10 years and has had treated multiple high-profile clients from network executives to actors.  She is the founder of several successful businesses, including Hope Therapy Center, Therapy Confidential, and MPS. In addition Jennie-Marie has worked with media companies and programs from The Doctors to Dr Phil on content related matters, making sure that the best possible information related to medical and mental health issues gets to executives and audiences.

Stacey Simmons, MA, PhD, LMFT

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Stacey was a successful television producer who worked with Brandon Tartikoff before going to graduate school to study the impact of the media on people's perception of traumatic events. She received a PhD focused on Media Psychology, and later got her clinical master's degree from Pacifica Graduate Institute.  In between degrees Stacey  worked as an entertainment executive in multiple studios in Los Angeles.

Laura Reeser, MA, LMFT

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Before becoming a therapist, Laura worked for fifteen years in arts administration, and for seven years for Warner Brothers media. Laura has worked with several high-profile clients and is regularly asked to consult on projects from former colleagues.  Laura is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist, she received her master's in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University.