Therapist Profile

Name:
Debra L. Dupree, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
Relationships That Matter 1011 Camino Del Rio South San Diego, CA 92108 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(619) 417-9690
License Number
LMFT23250
Practicing Since:
1986
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Have you ever wondered what makes a “good relationship” work?

Have you ever wondered why you “can’t get through” to that other person?

Have you ever wondered WHY YOU’RE NOT GETTING WHAT YOU WANT?

Dr. Debra Dupree is an accomplished psychotherapist, coach, trainer/speaker, and mediator with more than 25 years of experience. She is an expert in assisting individuals, couples, and organizations to improve communication, build relationships, and increase the potential to prosper from choice and change. Clients achieve new awareness and confidence in themselves, their relationships, and their work.

Dr. Dupree presents a supportive yet challenging, warm and caring as well as solution-focused and action-oriented.

Dr. Dupree specializes in family law issues, working with attorneys and their clients, working with therapists and their high conflict and/or divorcing clients, and is an expert on parenting plans. As an Authorized NEW WAYS FOR FAMILIES Therapist and a Conflict Coach with the High Conflict Diversion Program TM and CINERGY model, she is recognized by San Diego Family Court Judiciary as a resource for families who face chronic conflict in transitioning from intact to separate homes, shifting the focus from the marital relationship to the parenting relationship, disengaging before they can re-engage in the business of parenting.

Dr. Dupree, previously a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) is skilled in Vocational Assessments for Spousal Support evaluations with extensive deposition and trial exposure.

dr.dupree@relationshipsthatmatter.com

Consulting Expert & Relationship Specialist

www.RelationshipsThatMatter.com

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday through Friday - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Evenings and Saturdays Available by Appointment
Services
Counseling/Therapy: Divorce Coaching, Consulting Expert/Forensic Psychologist, Individual & Couples Counseling

Mediation: Divorce Mediation, Parenting Plan Mediation, Family-Owned Business and Business Partner Mediation

Coaching: designed to guide individuals in developing and implementing strategies to reach personal and professional goals.

High Conflict Diversion Program: Works with Parents, Therapists, Attorneys, and Family Court Services to Identify the Potential for High Conflict Relationships that Tend to Escalate as the Legal Process Takes its Course. Strategies for Resolution Frequently Succeed in Shifting the Dynamic Away from Continuing the Conflict and Restoring the Peace.

New Ways for Families Program: Structured Parenting Skills Method with Short-term Counseling to Reduce Impact of Conflict on the Children in Potentially High Conflict Cases.

Reunification Counseling: Clinical Procedure Intended to Reunify a Child with an Estranged Parent in a Manner that has Long-term Benefits to the Child(ren) and to Both Parents.
Insurance
Aetna, Blue Shield, Blue Shield of CA, Health Net Insurance, Tricare
Credit Cards Accepted
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
PsyD, Psychology, Ryokan College, Los Angeles, 2014. MA, Counseling Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1982

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anger Management
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
Child Custody Evaluations
Communication Skills
Couples
Crisis Intervention
Divorce/Dissolution
Families
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Mediation
Parenting
Persons With Disabilities
Personality Disorders
Relationships
Single Parents

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Cognitive
Communications
Emotion Focused Therapy
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Family Systems
Certifications
Mediation (Family, Divorce, Workplace/Business) Disability Management
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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