David Root, MFT

David Root, MFTDavid Root has been licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist (MFT) since 1975. He has been a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP) since 1994 and has worked in the Employee Assistance field since 1983. He holds two degrees from Fuller Theological Seminary: 1) an Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (1975) and a Master of Divinity (1966). He has been married for some 37 years and is stepfather to four children and birth father to one.

Mr. Root works with individuals (adults and older teens), couples, and families. He works regularly with children of all ages but does so in the context of family therapy - meeting with parents and children. As an EAP counselor, he is very familiar with corporate America through counseling employees and their family members.

Mr. Root provides therapy from a solution based approach. He wants clients to be active in their own healing/growing process. He uses a variety of modalities to achieve these ends. He is Christian in his experience and education, so people looking for a therapist of this orientation often find him comfortable. Additionally, he works within the belief and value system of whomever comes to him.


Services Provided

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Couples/Marital Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Anger Management
  • Hypnosis

Population Treated

  • Adults
  • Adolescents (13 - 17)
  • Children (6 - 12)
  • Children (younger than 5)
  • Older Adults

Problem Areas Treated

  • Panic Attacks
  • ADHD
  • Parenting Issues
  • Drug Abuse
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Child Abuse
  • Grief
  • Gambling
  • Manic Depression
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Adjustment Difficulties
  • Phobias
  • Law Enforcement
  • Military
  • Work Related Problems
  • Disabilities

To make a appointment please call
562-497-1505 and press 0

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562-249-9001 ext. 82

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