Debra Sussman, MA, MFTI, Marriage & Family Therapist Intern in Newport Beach
Welcome to Debra Sussman Psychotherapy - helping kids grow and build skills through assessment and treatment services. Debra has advanced education at Harvard Medical School in Child Psychotherapy treating grade-schooler's, adolescents and families struggling with Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Autism, Behavioral concerns, Learning Difficulties, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Social Skills issues. Using Evidence Based Practices in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Collaborative Problem Solving. Health Psychology services for families with Epilepsy and couples going through Infertility. Debra is the Director of the Mind Body Institute for Women's Health since 2007. Supervised by Michael Uram, LMFT in Newport Beach and Tustin, CA.
Addressing thoughts, feelings, behaviors. Neurobehavioral issues: (Anxiety, ADHD, depression, health related issues) Psychological (thoughts and beliefs), Behavioral (self harm, addiction) and Social (social skills, divorce adjustments).
Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapy embracing collaborative problem solving as a team.
Call or Email Debra Sussman for a free consultation now - (949) 346-4673


  • School: Pacifica Graduate Institute
  • Year Graduated: 2008
  • Supervisor Name: Michael Uram
  • Supervisor License: LMFT 45428 California


  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Harvard Medical School / Child Psychotherapy
  • Certificate Date: 2017
  • Certificate: Think:Kids - Tier II Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Certificate Date: 2017

Debra Sussman's Groups

stress management

6 week program for mind body stress management. Evidence Based program to minimize the effects of stress in your life, family and aid in health recovery.

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Women's Fertility & Pregnancy Management

Mind Body Medicine group supports the fertility journey and pregnancy management. Psychoeducational, mind body techniques, stress management.

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  • Child or Adolescent
  • Mood Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis


  • ADHD
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Depression
  • Infertility
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Self-Harming
  • Substance Abuse

Mental Health

  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus


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

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Mindfulness
  • Play Therapy
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2017
Debra Sussman, MA, MFTI, Marriage & Family Therapist Intern in Newport Beach

Debra Sussman

Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MA, MFTI