Therapist Profile

Name:
Richard M. Abbott, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Location:
27201 Tourney Road, Ste. 200F Valencia, CA 91355-5900
Phone:
(661) 259-3359
License Number
MFC14444
Practicing Since:
1980
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I've been working in the field of psychology for 36 years. I've worked successfully with many types of problems like depression, grief, loss, moodiness, anxiety, phobias, OCD, eating disorders, trauma, abuse, alcohol and drug abuse, co-dependency issues, men's issues, life and family transition problems, couples issues, blended family issues, marital and racially mixed couples issues, gay men's issues, self-esteem/growth issues and many more. My office is a warm comfortable environment in which you can open up and talk about yourself. Please feel free to give me a call and we can talk about what is bothering you and how I may help. My phone number is (661) 259-3359 or if you prefer to e-mail, I'm at richard-abbott@sbcglobal.net. I will return your call or e-mail promptly.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday through Friday - 8:00am to 6:00pm Saturday by appointment only
Services
Psycodynamic Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Working with Individuals from Adolescence to Older Ages, Couples and Families.
Insurance
Aetna, Any Insurance Eligible, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Blue Shield of CA, Cigna, Call Office for Insurance Accepted, Health Net Insurance, Magellan, MHN, Most Insurance Accepted, Motion Pictures, Most PPO's and Indemnity, Out-of-Network coverage, PacifiCare, Private Pay, PPO, Sliding Scale, Tricare, United Behavioral Health, United Health Care, Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy

Education

Degrees
M.A., Psychology, Antioch University, 1980 B.A., Psychology, Child and Family Life, California School of Professional Psychology, 1976

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Attachment Therapy
Avoidant Personality
Bi-Polar
Career Stress and Changes
Childhood Trauma
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Eating Disorders
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Families
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Mediation
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Other
Parenting
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Psychoanalysis
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Stress
Trauma
Victims of Crime
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Cognitive-Behavioral
Cognitive
Communications
Developmental/Depth
Family Systems
Gestalt
Humanistic/Existential
Intersubjective
Object Relations
Psychoanalytic
Psychodynamic
Self Psychology
Somatic
Systems
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
European, Jewish, Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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