Therapist Profile

Susan F. Tuttle, PhD
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
2345 Erringer Road Suite 209 Simi Valley, CA 93065
(805) 584-1732
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Broadspectrum treatment perspectives, including either brief-focused, solution-oriented (cognitive/behavioral methodology) or deeper-searching, longer term psychodynamic psychotherapy, or -- where appropriate and when the patient desires -- a combination of the two, with the perspective that in order to effect lasting change, behavior and cognitive thinking alterations must be combined with curing childhood pains brought into present lives and relationships.

Work with couples, families, individuals; anxiety and panic disorders, Obsessive/Compulsive disorders, depression, divorce, parenting skills, addictions (drugs, alcohol, eating disorders), post-traumatic stress disorders (victims of crime, sexual assault, special work with childhood sexual/physical abuse).

Child therapy (ages 2 and up) includes projective work in play therapy (puppets, sand-tray, clay, drawings, psychotherapeutic games); extensive work with child abuse, blended families, stepparents, childhood losses.

Forensic (court) work: Special Master, evaluations, expert witness.

Adolescent issues: family problems, involvement with the justice system, peer problems, drugs, alcohol, sex.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Psychotherapy Hypnosis Family, Couples, Child & Adolescent Therapy Extensive Forensics - Court Work
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


Ph.D., (1985), M.Ed., 1977, Boston University

Area of Specialty

Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Play Therapy
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Sand Tray Therapy


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Child Therapy (ages 2 up) Play Therapy Sexual Abuse Training Hypnotherapy
Languages Spoken


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