Therapist Profile

Name:
Jeffrey W. Smith, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
1304 N. Melrose Dr. Ste J Vista, CA 92083-2918
Phone:
(760) 207-6617
License Number
LMFT36687
Practicing Since:
1994
Additional Licenses:
MFT 36687

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Over sixteen years of direct counseling experience in a variety of settings working with individuals, families and children

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Client Centered Approach

Specialization: Reading and correlating SPECT scans (brain images) with patient behaviors and personality, Recovery from addictive and offending behaviors, Treating PTSD (adult trauma and family of origin childhood abuse), Attention Deficit and other disruptive behavior disorders (helping families understand and treat ADD and ADHD), Recovery groups for men and women with both sexual temptation/addiction and intimacy avoidance issues, Restoring Father/Son relationships and healing the “Father Wound”, Diagnosing and Treating Mood Disorders (depression and anxiety), Building effective communication skills, Treating Victims of Crime (approved VOC provider), Treating Abused Children (approved TERM provider), Public Speaking – Educaitonal Seminars and Men’s Seminars

Specialized Techniques: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (Board certified in EMDR), Reading SPECT scans (brain images), Resource Development Installation (RDI)

About My Practice

Office Hours
8am-9pm M-F 7-7 on Sat
Services
Individual, Couples & Family Therapy
Insurance
Call Office for Insurance Accepted, Private Pay, Tricare
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
MA, Counseling Psychology, 1994, National University

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Alzheimer's Families
Anger Management
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Attachment Therapy
Avoidant Personality
Bi-Polar
Career Stress and Changes
Child Custody Evaluations
Children
Christian Based Therapy
Childhood Trauma
Critical Incident Stress Management
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Combat/Military Related Trauma
Communication Skills
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Eating Disorders
EMDR
Families
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Offenders)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Learning Disabilities
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Pain Management
Parenting
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Sexual Dysfunction
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Stress

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Behavioral
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Communications
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Emotion Focused Therapy
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Family Systems
Other, e.g. NLP, EMDR, etc.
Process
Psychology
Certifications
EMDR Trauma Specialist
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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