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Last updated: 2/16/2019

Denise B Pont, LMFT (805) 368-4962
Last Updated: 2/16/2019
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.

I ALSO OFFER TELETHERAPY THROUGH SIMPLE-PRACTICE WHERE WE 'MEET' ON-LINE. IT IS A CONFIDENTIAL PLATFORM AND THE CLIENT PORTAL IS EASY TO USE. SESSIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS ARE $80

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.

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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.)

Problems Served (focus areas are bold)
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.)
Addictions/Substance
Anxiety/Panic Disorders
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
Behavioral Problems
Bipolar Disorders
Career/Employment Concerns
Couple or Marital Issues
Depression
Dual Diagnosis
Family Issues
Gender Identity
Grief/Loss
Interpersonal Relationships
Life Transitions
Multicultural Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Parenting Issues
Phobias
Physical Illness/Impairment
Postpartum Depression
Stress
Trauma/PTSD
Women's Issues

Treatment Methods and Approaches (focus areas are bold)
Theoretical Approach:
Behavioral
Case Management
Cognitive/Behavioral
Crisis Intervention
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Education Consultation
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
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
Sex Therapy
Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Social Support
Systemic
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

Methods Used:
Couple/Marital
Educational or Psycho-Educational
Family Systems
Individual
Online Therapy
Peer Support
Supervision/Consultation

Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age Groups:
Adolescents (13-17)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Young Adults (18-25)

Specific Populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
Adopted
Cancer Patients
Caregivers
Children of Divorce
Chronic Illness
College Students
First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT)
Grandparents
Interracial Families/Couples
Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ)
Military/Veterans
Step Families
Transgender

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious Experience:
Christian Hindu Jewish

Multi-cultural Experience:
African-American Hispanic Irish
Asian

Professional Associations
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $100
Couples: $125
Group: N/A
Family: $125

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families

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