Therapist Profile

Name:
Patricia McTague-Loft, M.S.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Location:
Westlake Village, CA 91362
Phone:
(805) 241-6700
Location:
301 Science Drive, Ste. 235 Moorpark, CA 93021-0803
Phone:
(805) 241-6700
License Number
MFC47763
Practicing Since:
2006
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
California Psychological Resources, Inc. was founded by Marriage and Family Therapist Patricia McTague-Loft. Patricia uses her excellent client rapport and clinical expertise to help clients overcome their struggles. Her professional counseling experience includes work with children, adolescents, couples, individuals and families with a wide range of clinical issues. She implements psychodynamic, family systems, cognitive behavioral and solution-focused theoretical frameworks to her diverse client case-load. In a positive psychotherapeutic environment, Patricia applies a professional standard of care and personalized attention to specific client needs. Patricia offers three conditions of client treatment: a compassionate approach with empathic understanding, (i.e., walking in the clients’ shoes as they walk in them), unconditional positive regard, (i.e., every human being is worthy of dignity and respect), and congruence (i.e., genuine, authentic, and honest reactions from the therapist). Patricia utilizes real world treatment plans and a wide array of resources and referrals to ensure that clients receive realistic results. Psychotherapeutic treatment goals include helping clients gain self-awareness so that they may improve interpersonal relationships and resolve problems and life crisis situations in an effective, time sensitive manner.

About My Practice

Office Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Services
Marriage and Family Therapist Patricia McTague-Loft offers a wide range of psychological and counseling services. ·Adoption Issues ·Anger Management Counseling ·Behavior Modification ·Bereavement Counseling ·Blended Family Issues ·Career Issues ·Codependency Issues ·Faith Crisis Counseling ·Firefighter Counseling ·Law Enforcement Counseling ·Life Management Counseling ·Occupational Issues ·Post Traumatic Stress ·Relationship Issues ·School Issues ·Sexual Abuse Issues ·Spiritual Issues ·Stress Management Training ·Substance Abuse Issues ·Trauma Counseling ·Women's Issues
Insurance
Aetna, Any Insurance Eligible, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Blue Shield of CA, College Health IPA, Cigna, Call Office for Insurance Accepted, Health Net Insurance, Magellan, MHN, Most Insurance Accepted, Motion Pictures, Most PPO's and Indemnity, Other, Out-of-Network coverage, PacifiCare, Private Pay, PPO, Superbill provided, Tricare, Victims of Crime, Value Options
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy

Education

Degrees
M.S., Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marital and Family Therapy, California Lutheran University B.S., Organizational Leadership, Biola University

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Aspergers Syndrome
Assertiveness Training
Attachment Therapy
Autism
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
Creativity
Creative Solutions
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Domestic Violence
Eating Disorders
Elder/Geriatrics/Gerontology
EMDR
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Families
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Offenders)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Infertility/Adoption/Pregnancy
Individual
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Mediation
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Other
Pain Management
Parenting
Personality Disorders
Phobias

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Behavioral
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Cognitive
Communications
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Developmental/Depth
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Family Systems
Object Relations
Psychoanalytic
Psychodynamic
Systems
Certifications
In addition to holding memberships in several honor societies and professional organizations, Patricia obtains ongoing psychological training, specializations, and certifications. TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION: ADOPTS TRAINING - This ADOPTS training program is based on the acclaimed A.R.C. (attachment, regulation and competency) informed treatment approach developed by the Justice Resource Center of Boston, Massachusetts and the Bessel van der Kolk group. This approach is focused on diminishing trauma symptoms in order to allow for healthy development and increased relationship capacity. This evidenced based model shows children how to express their emotions in a healthy way, understand the effects of past trauma, form healthy attachments, and build personal strengths. BRAIN SPECT COURSE - This Brain Spect Course included education on how to implement a brain system approach to diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. EMDR INSTITUTE - This EMDR Course included education on a specialized, complex approach to psychotherapy that accelerates the treatment of a wide range of pathologies and self-esteem issues related to upsetting past traumatic events and present life conditions. Education also addressed working with patients evidencing a considerable range of presenting complaints including; loss of loved one, rape, sexual molestation, combat and natural disaster. INTERNATIONAL CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS FOUNDATION (ICISF) - This ICISF Course included learning a multi-com
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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