Therapist Profile

Name:
Debra J. Green, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
12401 Wilshire BLVD., Ste. 300 Los Angeles, CA 90025-1087
Phone:
(310) 699-0946
Website:
www.phwdinc.org
License Number
LMFT38142
Practicing Since:
1997
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Is it ever difficult to understand your child's behavior or your teen's angst? Do they speak a language or behave in a way you find challenging? Children from infancy through adolescence can seem unmanageable at times causing parents to feel overwhelmed and powerless. Why continue struggling? If your child is having a difficult time at home, in school, or with friends, I can offer insights and recommendations as well as provide a safe space for everyone to learn respectful, meaningful communication directed toward positive change. Let me help you and your family get there together.

In working with children and their families, I have developed experience with infants, parent-infant play and feeding interactions, teen pregnancy and teen parenting, court-ordered or volunteer parenting groups, academic concerns and IEP advocacy, pervasive developmental disorders and Regional Center advocacy, crisis counseling, divorce, couples, adults and family work.

I have a strong interest in the theory of attachment. The quality of attachment in the relationship between a caregiver and child provides valuable information about how future relationships develop. Understanding attachment can help with children and their behavior; parenting ability; and adult interactions, either in friendship or in romance.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Mondays 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
Services
Individual, Couples, Family, Group Specialize in Children (0-12), Adolescents, Parenting and Family
Insurance
PPO
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
B.A., Honors Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada M.A., Clinical Psychology, Pepperdine University, 1998 B.A., Honors Psychology, Concordia University, 1993

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Aspergers Syndrome
Attachment Therapy
CAMFT Certified Supervisor
Children
Communication Skills
Couples
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Families
Group Therapy
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Individual
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Learning Disabilities
Parenting
Play Therapy
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Stress
Supervision
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Behavioral
Cognitive-Behavioral
Family Systems
Object Relations
Systems
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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