Education UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs Master of Social Welfare, Mental Health
Employment and Practicum SSG Project 180 Mental Health Therapist LCSW Mental Health Contractor
Los Angeles LGBT Center Medical Social Worker Mental Health Therapist/Intern
AIDS Project Los Angeles Clinical Case Worker
University of Washington School of Social Work - Longitudinal Study on LGBT Aging Over Time Field Research Interviewer, Los Angeles
Certifications and Training
Certified in Conflict Prevention Intervention (Crisis Prevention Institute)
Certified in “Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)” Evidence Based Practice
Certified in “Seeking Safety” Evidence Based Practice
Trained in Psychoanalytic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness
Trained in Transtheoretical Model and Motivational Interviewing
Trained in EMDR
Writing and Lecture
Contributor Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice: Putting Theory Into Action. Authored/Edited by: Karen Morgaine, Ph.D. and Moshoula Capous-Desyllas, Ph.D. Published by SAGE Publications, July 1, 2014.C
Cochran, Charles Ray. LGBT Oppression and Privilege. Guest Lecture Sociology 357: Social Welfare. California State University Northridge. September 10, 2015.
Affiliations Member National Association of Social Workers
Prior to becoming a therapist, I was a theater actor in New York working on Broadway, off-Broadway and regionally.
Ray Cochran serves Echo Park, Silverlake, Los Feliz, Atwater and the surrounding areas including Eagle Rock, Glassell Park, Mt. Washington, Downtown LA, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Burbank, Studio City. Areas of focus include Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Self-Esteem, Mental Health, Grief, Loss, Medical Issues, Addiction, Trauma, Work Issues, and Men's Issues. Ray Cochran is LGBT-Affirmative and his practice focuses on both individual therapy and couples therapy. Ray Cochran is an EMDR-trained practitioner.