MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST, DMFT, LMFT
Dr. Zanetta van Putten, is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, licensed in the states of California and New York. She holds a Doctorate of Marital & Family Therapy from Loma Linda University and has completed a Doctoral Fellowship in Collaborative Healthcare at the Chicago Center for Family Health. She also holds graduate certificates in Substance Abuse Counseling and Clinical Mediation.
Throughout her training, Dr. van Putten has worked with individuals, couples, and families facing relationship challenges, chronic illness, disabilities, and other mental health related concerns.
Dr. van Putten’s theoretical orientation can be described as eclectic, meaning that therapist adjusts modality to fit the needs of the Client. Her philosophy is that change is possible. It is up to each person to be willing to put in the work necessary to allow for change to occur. She also believes that no matter what relationships people are involved in, family, couple, workplace, church, etc., these relationships should be healthy. With this in mind, she strives to help people learn the skills necessary for making healthy decisions that support the changes they seek to make in their lives.
Dr. van Putten is a co-author, with a published article in Family Process and a chapter published in the book Couples, Gender, and Power: Creating Change in Intimate Relationships.
Dr. van Putten is available for speaking engagements (both onsite and online). Please use the Contact Us
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