Michael Kaufman, PSY

Michael Kaufman, PSY

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Age 57
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Michael Kaufman, PSY is a counselor in Westlake Village, CA. He specializes in counseling, psychology, and more.

3625 E Thousand Oaks Blvd Ste 225

Westlake Village, CA 91362

Contact Information

(818) 730-2960

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Michael Kaufman "Michael Kaufman, M.F.T., Psy.D. is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in Individual, Couple and Family Therapy, Anger Management, Substance Abuse, and Parenting. Dr. Kaufman maintains a private practice in Westlake Village, California. With over fourteen years experience working with families, and as a graduate of Phillips Graduate Institute specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy and Ryokan College specializing in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Kaufman is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are Anger Management/Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse, Premarital and Couple's Counseling and teaching parents to effectively Parent "Challenging" Teens. In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Dr. Kaufman has lectured to the Ventura County Department of Probation, various residential programs, therapists and other general audiences speaking on the topics of Anger Management , Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse. Dr. Kaufman has also appeared on several talk shows as an expert on the aforementioned areas. Under the direction of Dr. Kaufman, Westlake Village Familiy Services, is a nationally accredited Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and is recognized by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Agency). Dr. Kaufman is an interactive, Solution Focused Therapist who utilizes both Cognitive-Behavioral and Family System approaches. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing."
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5  Specialties

  • Counseling
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Substance Abuse Counseling

0  Board Certifications

Michael Kaufman does not have any board certifications listed.

12  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Marital Therapy
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Phillips Graduate Institute M.A., M.F.T.
    Other Education | Completed 1997
  • Ryokan College Psy.D.
    Other Education | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Michael Kaufman has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Michael Kaufman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Michael Kaufman's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Michael Kaufman to family and friends
16 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
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Michael Kaufman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Kaufman was extremely professional, helpful, and wasted no time getting to the heart of an issue. His practical advice was welcome and works.
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Dr.Kaufman is highly skilled and knowledgeable in this field. He gives excellent advice and is a great listener. He genuinely cares. I highly recommend his service for all conditions and I think his prices are very reasonable.
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Dr. Kaufman has helped our family for over 3yrs. He is always available and really just wants to help you any way that he can. We had a few emergencies and he has always been there to talk us through it. Highly highly recommend Dr. Kaufman for individual or family guidance.
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Highly recommended. Not only wants to see patients get better but cares for them to get better too. Very willing to reach out to patients and never a sign of not caring.
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Michael Kaufman is amazing he saved my life. I completed 54 weeks of anger management with him. He opened a new world to me not just how to deal with my anger, but how to handle my self in life. I went from a Drinker blaming my actions on everyone else to realizing what I'm doing. He is such a nice...more
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