My name is Deborah Litberg and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Psychotherapist (LCSW, BCD). Target population includes; individual, couples, adolescents, and children and family therapy. I am fluent in signed language, able to provide services to any family member or individual who is deaf or hard of hearing. Specialties include Mood disorders, Anxiety, Trauma (PTSD), Communication skills, Childhood behaviors, and Parenting skills.
With over 15 years experience as a Master in Social Work, and as a graduate of The University of Southern California (USC), this therapist utilizes Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral, and Family Systems Theory approaches. I currently serve as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Modalities used are eclectic and specialized for each client's needs.
In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, I have presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of Cognitive-Behavioral Trauma Focused Therapy, Therapy techniques used in support of the Deaf/Hard Of Hearing community, as well as, Leadership Education in Neurological Developmental Disabilities.
My style of treatment is an interactive and solution-focused therapy. Therapeutic approaches provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges.This therapist integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and empathy, I work with each individual to help build on each client's strengths to attain the personal growth desired.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
- 2002-2004 Master of Social Work
California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA.
- 1995-2001 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
License, Certifications & Awards:
Board Certified Diplomate in Social Work and Children and Families
- October 2014
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCS 25170)
- December 2008
Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Community Mental Health Clinic
Project Heal Trauma Focused Therapy
Department of Mental Health
Triple P Parenting Skills, Evidence Based Practice
Children's Hospital Los Angeles University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Incredible Years Positive Parenting, Evidence Based Practice
Professional Activities and Memberships:
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Greater Los Angeles Council on Deafness (GLAD)