Therapist Profile

Name:
Cathryn L. Leff, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
29291 Providence Rd Temecula, CA 92591-5613
Phone:
(951) 296-9460
License Number
LMFT33119
Practicing Since:
1996
Additional Licenses:
LMFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Cathryn L. Leff, M.A., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), received her B.A. degree in Psychology from UCLA in 1984, and a M.A. degree in Counseling Psychology from Pepperdine University in 1987. She has been licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist since 1996. Previously, Ms. Leff worked for UCLA's Career Counseling Center as a Psychometrist, and as Social Worker for the Department of Children and Family Services. Most recently, Ms. Leff worked as a Clinician for San Diego County Children's Mental Health. Ms. Leff is now in Private Practice specializing in ADD/ADHD, Divorce Recovery, Life Transitions, Parenting issues, Domestic Violence, Anger Management, Marriage/Relationship issues, and with Teens who engage in Self-Injury. Ms. Leff previously worked for Tri-City Medical Center, conducting Psychological Evaluations for their Emergency Room Department, and is working towards her Ph.D. in Psychology at the Northcentral University with a concentration in Mental Health Policy & Practice.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 6 PM - 8 P.M.; Fridays: 2 P.M.- 6 P.M.; Saturday hours vary/call first
Services
Individual, couples, and family counseling.
Insurance
,Superbill offered for you to bill your insurance company
Credit Cards Accepted
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
B.A., Psychology, UCLA M.A., Counseling Psychology, Pepperdine University PhD International Psychology (ABD)

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Career Stress and Changes
Children
Childhood Trauma
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Combat/Military Related Trauma
Communication Skills
Couples
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Domestic Violence
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Families
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Offenders)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Parenting
Personality Disorders
Play Therapy
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Stress
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Cognitive
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Family Systems
Humanistic/Existential
Psychodynamic
Systems
Certifications
Continuing Education Certificates in Child Abuse, HIV/AIDS, Brief therapy, Domestic Violence and Marital Therapy
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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