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About Dr. Penson

Dr. Abby Penson received her Bachelor’s Degree from Tulane University and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology.

Dr. Penson has been providing Individual, Family, Couples, and Group Therapy since 1996. Her areas of specialization include Eating Disorders, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationship Issues (Pre-Marital, Marriage, Divorce, Co-Parenting, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Domestic Violence and Abuse), Trauma and Abuse, Substance Abuse, Learning and Behavioral issues, and Self-Injury.

Dr. Penson utilizes an eclectic theoretical approach to therapy. She views each patient as an individual and identifies what may be most therapeutic for them. She often draws from Cognitive-Behavioral , Psychodynamic, Interpersonal, and Gestalt approaches. Her goal is to help each individual make changes to improve their mood or stability, be more effective, achieve their goals, and ultimately live a more balanced and fulfilling life.

Dr. Penson was a member of the Eating Disorder Task Force at Appalachian State University and helped found a Multidisciplinary Team on campus. She has presented numerous lectures to the community, increasing awareness about Domestic Violence, Improving Self-Image and Self-Esteem, and Eating Disorders and Prevention.

Dr. Penson is currently a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY#21602) and maintains a private practice in Culver City, California. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, and the Los Angeles County Psychological Association, the National Eating Disorders Association, and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals.

Abby Penson, Ph.D.
11825 Major Street - Suite #207
Culver City, CA 90230

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