Michael Kaufman, MFT, PsyD, Marriage & Family Therapist in Westlake Village
Have you ever heard that you have an anger management problem?Is substance abuse an issue? Do you have teenagers that are "challenging?" Dr. Kaufman is a licensed marriage and family therapist who works in the area of helping people through various issues including anger management, substance abuse and alternative parenting techniques for parents of challenging teens for over 20 years. He has helped thousands of individuals, couples and families. He is a licensed anger management and domestic violence provider for Los Angeles and Ventura Counties and has lectured extensively. He creates a safe and supportive environment. Sliding scale offered.
I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues that span from depression and anxiety to parenting and couples counseling.In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to every client's individual need to help attain the personal growth they're striving for.
Dr. Kaufman is a very caring therapist who utilizes a variety of proven techniques in which clients are taught to be empowered and take charge of their lives.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Michael Kaufman now - (818) 293-5976

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: Ryokan College
  • Year Graduated: 1999
  • License No. and State: 37804 California

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $100 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: CAMFT
  • Member Since: 1995
  • Membership: CABIP
  • Member Since: 1995

Michael Kaufman's Groups

Anger Management Group

Facilitator certified by Ventura and Los Angeles County Probation Department for over 20 years. Addresses issues related to anger management, effects on spouses and children, communication, assertiveness skills and taking responsibility for behavior. Presented in an open and safe atmosphere.

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Child Abuse Group and Parenting Group

Certified Parent Project Facilitor addresses issues related to communication, substance abuse, punishment vs. dicipline,etc. Presented in an open and safe atmosphere. Court Approved. 20 years experience.

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Domestic Violence Group (Batterers' Intervention)

Facilitator certified by Ventura and Los Angeles County Probation Department for over 20 years. Addresses issues related to anger management, effects on spouses and children, communication, assertiveness skills and taking responsibility for behavior. Presented in an open and safe atmosphere.

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Specialties

  • Domestic Abuse
  • Addiction
  • Parenting

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Age

  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Intervention
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • relational issues

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2017
Michael Kaufman, MFT, PsyD, Marriage & Family Therapist in Westlake Village

Michael Kaufman

Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, PsyD