About Us


California Graduate Insitute 4/89 – 11/92
Third year Ph.D. student in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Antioch Unversity/West 10/78 – 9/79
M.A. 1979 in Psychology with a concentration in Child Psychology

California School of Professional Psycholgy 9/73 – 4/76
B.A. in Psychology Child and Family Life

Licenses:  California License – Marriage and Family Therapist
                                                      MFT14444 received 1/80

Professional Associations:

Member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therpists
1980 – Present

Oral Examiner for the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners
1983 -1986

Lecturer 10th Annual Placement Training Conference





For the past 36 years, Richard Abbott has provided psychotherapy and counseling services to residents of  Valencia, California and the surrounding areas.  In a warm and caring environment, he will work together with you to help you solve your problems. Mr. Abbott has many years of experience helping  individual, adult and adolescent clients, marital couples and families. He works with problems ranging from depression and other mood disorders, anxiety and stress, substance abuse problems, communication and relationship issues to parenting and family issues as well as blended family issues. For a fuller list of problems with which Mr. Abbott works, look at the “Services” pages.  You may give Mr. Abbott a call to discuss your issues if you like or make an appointment.