Last updated: 9/19/2019

Denise B Pont, LMFT (805) 368-4962
Last Updated: 9/19/2019
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
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Degrees:
MFT
MS

Years of Experience: 12

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:
CA - Marriage & Family Therapist [50848]

Credentials and Certifications:
Alcohol and Drug Treatment, Certified in
Child and Adolescent Therapist
Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed (LMFT)

I OFFER DAY-TIME, EVENING, AND SATURDAY HOURS.

 

Providing individual, couples, adolescent and family psychotherapy.

Treatment specialization includes:

  • Therapy for Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders and other mental health disorders.
  • Therapy for families who have a loved one with a chronic mental illness, such as schizophrenia. Referrals to community resources provided as well.
  • Therapy for families coping with life-threatening medical illness.
  • Marital Therapy: I work with the strengths in your relationship. I am certified to provide therapy in instances of cyber-infidelity.
  • Therapy to adress addiction and chemical dependency. Alcohol, drugs, prescription drugs, pornography.


I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that range from therapy for depression and addiction to couples counseling and beyond.  In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs. I provide education and therapy, and will refer clients to other mental health providers, such as a psychiatrist for medication consultation as needed. I have access to many resources in the community and am a firm believer in a treatment team for specific mental health issues.

Office and Contact Information
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Denise B. Pont, LMFT
5743 Corsa Avenue
Suite 112
Westlake Village, CA 91362  
www.denisepont.com
(805) 368-4962

Contact: Denise Pont

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: By appointment
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: 2 hours

Tele-therapy Denise Pont LMFT
5743 Corsa ave
THIS IS FOR ON-LINE, TELETHERAPY
Westlake Village, CA 91362  
denisepont.com
(805) 368-4962


Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: By appointment
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Hour
Weekends: 3 Hours

Accessibility:
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Secure Video Counseling (Regroup)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Addictions/Substance Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Depression Dual Diagnosis Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Multicultural Issues Parenting Issues Physical Illness/Impairment Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Career/Employment Concerns Gender Identity Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Phobias Postpartum Depression
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Case Management Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Education Consultation Ericksonian Evaluation/Diagnostic Existential Psychotherapy Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Feminist Humanistic Information and Referral Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Internal Family Systems (IFS) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Parent Guidance Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Relational Satir Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Systemic Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Sex Therapy
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual Online Therapy Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Peer Support
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
Cancer Patients Caregivers Chronic Illness College Students First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Military/Veterans Step Families
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Transgender
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Hindu
Multi-cultural experience:
Hispanic Irish
African-American Asian
Professional Associations
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $100
Couples: $100
Group: N/A
Family: $100

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation

Insurance:
Blue Shield (Shield Select and Blue Shield Preferred Provider Networks) CIGNA HealthCare (PPO)
CIGNA EAP ComPsych
CIGNA HealthCare United Behavioral Health (UBH)

Groups
Depression and Anxiety Support Group
Support and process group for adults with anxiety and/or depression. CBT and DBT. Sharing, supporting and empowering. Free consultation offered to assess if this will be of help.
Group Focus: Anxiety/Panic Disorders
Depression
Group Status:
Group Type:
Forming
Support
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: Office in private practice
5743 Corsa Avenue suite 112
Westlake Village, CA 91362
Phone: (805) 368-4962
Meeting Time: From 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Thursday