Therapist Profile

Name:
Peter Nazaretian, M.S.
Professional Title:
Location:
1100 W. Shaw Ave Suite 116 Fresno, CA 93711-3708
Phone:
(559) 221-8874
License Number
LMFT43131
Practicing Since:
1996
Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
After spending many years in a psychiatric hospital (as a therapist!) and in private practice, I learned a few things from treating well over 10,000 patients. First, we all go through some rough patches as we move through life. Second, our problems often seem to occur repeatedly like failed relationships, personality conflicts with family and friends, or addictions of various kinds. And third, you may be realizing that if you could’ve figured out what the problem is and how to fix it, you would’ve done it by now. Which brings us to why you’re reading this right now…it might be time to get some help. But who? Do you want someone to support and encourage you as you identify and work through possible options? Or do you want a more directive approach to get relief now? This much I’ve found to be true: 75% of getting better is recognizing the real issues. And they may not always be what you think. This can be a thorny process but will make a huge difference if you’re willing to be open, honest and real. Which is how I work. My direct, solution-focused, no-nonsense style isn’t for everyone. But if your relationships keep running out of gas…if you’re sick and tired of the way things are going and aren’t sure what to do next…if being “happy” is a struggle…or even if you’ve been in therapy before and found it unhelpful…maybe we should talk. I am a licensed therapist, national board certified, and a member of both the California and National Associations of Marriage and Family Therapists. Finally, remember, the problem isn’t the problem…the solution is the problem. I believe I can help but why not decide for yourself? Call me, and let’s talk for a few minutes. You’ll know.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday through Friday by appointment. Evening appointments available.
Services
Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy
Insurance
Most Insurance Accepted, Private Pay, Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Phone

Education

Degrees
B.A. in Psychology, M.S. in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, P.P.S. Credential

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anxiety
Avoidant Personality
Bi-Polar
Career Stress and Changes
Childhood Trauma
Communication Skills
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Personality Disorders
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Relationships
Stress
Telephone/Online Therapy

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Facilitator/Teacher at University of Phoenix Graduate Program for MFT. Specializing in Psychopharmacology, Laws and Ethics, Sexual Education.
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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