Deborah Kurman, M.S., M.F.T. is a Board Licensed Psychotherapist who has been in private practice in Los Angeles for the past sixteen years. As a Marriage and Family Therapist, she provides therapy for adults, adolescents, children, couples and families: treating issues ranging from anxiety and depression, to intimacy problems and sexual disorders, to adjustment difficulties in life transitions.
Deborah Kurman is also the founder of Century City Panic Attack Center of Los Angeles. In this capacity, she specializes in the treatment of panic attacks and anxiety disorders. Her educational approach to panic and anxiety is multi-dimensional, encompassing treatment modalities from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), gestalt therapy, humanistic psychology, meditation, bodywork, and psychodynamic therapy.
She appeared with “Dr. Drew” (Loveline, Celebrity Rehab, Lifechangers) as a Guest Expert on Panic Attacks and Agoraphobia for a television pilot produced by Monet Productions and 20th Television.
She wrote for “The Voice”, a Los Angeles Jewish Newspaper, as a relationship expert in the Q & A column “Family Matters.”
She was interviewed for “Valley Magazine”, in an article entitled De-Stress for Success.
Currently, she also does Employee Assistance Counseling and provides a brief treatment approach to corporate employees in need of counseling services.
Deborah Kurman was a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She was awarded a Master of Science in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, and received the Outstanding Student Award and Alumni Scholarship Award from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Her name is listed in the Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities.