Therapist Profile

Name:
Mark L. Brenner, PhD
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
13333 Ventura Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA 91423-3971
Phone:
(818) 986-2500
License Number
LMFT12513
Practicing Since:
1978
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Mark L. Brenner MFT, Ph.D., is one of the most respected licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and national parenting experts in the field of early childhood development, adolescence and high-conflict family issues.

In 2006, Random House selected him as one of the 100 leading experts in childhood development. He is the founder of the life changing Parent Fitness Training.® workshops, which help parents rebuild and strengthen their parent-child relationships.

Known as ‘ The Family Whisperer,’ Dr. Brenner helps children and families make stunning changes with his most unusual brand of house calls. His dedication and commitment to families allows them to overcome great obstacles. For families that require more resources, coupled with a team of like minded psychiatrists and neuropsychologists, he helps children and adults achieve their fullest potential.

Dr. Brenner is the author of many books, including, When No Gets You Nowhere! published in 5 languages (including Chinese), Pacifiers, Bottles, Blankets and Thumbs (Simon & Schuster) and the new best selling, Raising an Adult. His books have received cover endorsements from Dr. Garry Landreth, Dr. Alice Ginott and John Bradshaw. He is also a contributing writer for a wide range of parenting books and magazines.

He is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT), International Association for Play Therapy and Member of the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Brenner works closely with many private and public schools, including the Beverly Hills School District and lectures on a wide range of behavioral subjects. He has taught child and adolescent psychology at many graduate schools, including Cal State Northridge. Currently, he is working on a new radio program called, The Parent Fitness Hour. Dr. Brenner maintains his private practice in Sherman Oaks, California.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Office: 8:30am to 6pm M-F & Sundays
Services
Family Therapy Play Therapy Adolescent Therapy House Calls Individual Therapy Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Group Therapy Parent Fitness Training® For more information, go to my website: www.ParentFitness.com
Insurance
No Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
BA,MA,Ph.D. University of Miami Pepperdine University

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anxiety
Avoidant Personality
Children
Couples
Crisis Intervention
Divorce/Dissolution
Families
Group Therapy
Individual
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Parenting
Phobias
Play Therapy
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Step/Blended Families
Sand Tray Therapy
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Adlerian
Cognitive-Behavioral
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Certifications
Published Author, Random House/ When No Gets You Nowhere/ Simon and Schuster / Pacifiers, Blankets, Bottles & Thumbs. Brenmark House- Raising an Adult/ Books endorsed by John Bradshaw, Dr. Garry Landreth, Dr. Alice Ginott and Dr. Jay Gordon
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Jewish

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