Deborah Black, LMFT


Deborah Black Portrait
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #105164

  • M.A. in Counseling Psychology, B.S. in Business Management

  • Strengths based approach to assessment, strategies, and treatment

  • Trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Art Therapy, Family Systems, Schema Therapy, and Positive Behavior Interventions and Support


  • Therapist at Teen Therapy Center (formerly Los Gatos Teen Therapy) (2016-present).

  • Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee treating children, adults, and families at Almaden Valley Counseling Services. Provided comprehensive assessment and evaluation and developed individualized treatment plans (2015-2016).

  • School based therapist at Bagby Elementary School providing services for children and groups (2015-2016).

  • Working with teens, families, and adults in various settings; helping connect them to resources within the community, educational programs and providing community support services (2010-2016).

  • Provide corporate trainings in employee appreciation programs, stress reduction, team building, and culture awareness (2010-2016).

Special Areas of Interest: 

  • Anxiety disorders (anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks, OCD)

  • Paralyzing perfectionism

  • Grief and loss

Additional interest areas: ADHD, anger management, conflict resolution, depression, divorce, drug and alcohol use, family conflicts, fear and phobias, grief and loss, healthy communication, meditation, perfectionism, positive coping skills, relationship problems, school difficulties, self-esteem, social skills, spirituality counseling, stress management