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Deborah Farnsworth, Psy.D. MFT #37450

Training and Supervising Analyst

Formal Education

 ·         2009 – Doctor of Psychology in Psychoanalysis – Newport Center for Psychoanalytic Studies

 ·         1990 – Master of Arts, Counseling Psychology  Summa cum Laude, National University

 ·         1979 – Bachelor of Arts, Human Services  Magna cum Laude, California State University at Fullerton

 Employment/Experience

 ·         2010 – Chair – Curriculum Development- Newport Psychoanalytic Institute

 ·         2009 –Present- Faculty/Board Member –  Newport Psychoanalytic Institute

 ·         1992- Present – Private Practice, Newport Beach, CA

 ·         1997- 2002  – Newport Community Counseling Center – Executive Director

 ·         1994 – 1999 – Human Options – Shelter for Abused Women and Children

 ·         1994 – 1996  – St. Joseph Hospital, Orange – Project PACE

 ·         1983 – Present  – The Farnsworth Group Architects, Inc. – Vice President and CFO

 ·         1981 – 1984  – Straight Talk Clinic, Cypress – Family and Individual Counseling

 ·         1980 – 1982  – Western Youth Services, Fullerton

 ·         1979 – 1980  – The Center for Creative Alternatives – Youth Counseling

 ·         1979 – 1980  – Anaheim Free Clinic – Individual/Adult Counseling, Options Counseling

 Areas of Expertise

 ·         Certified Psychoanalyst

 ·         Individuals, Couples and Groups

 ·         Adults Abused as Children

 ·         Anger Management

 ·         Trauma Recovery/PTSD

 ·         EMDR/Hypnosis

 Post Graduate Training

 ·         Psychotherapy/Psychoanalysis

 ·         Clinical Issues in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy  Boundaries/Ethics/Process

 ·         The Writings of Freud I & II

 ·         The Writings of Klein

 ·         The Writings of Winnicott

 ·         The Writings of Guntrip

 ·         The Writings of Fairbairn

 ·         Post Kleinian Objects Relations

 ·         Comparative Psychoanalysis

 ·         Object Relations Psychoanalysis

 ·         Masters of Relational Psychotherapy

 ·         Domestic Violence/Anger Management/Child Abuse

 ·         Batterer’s Treatment And Intervention Strategies

 ·         Domestic Violence and Law Enforcement

 ·         Interventions and techniques in working with Domestic Violence

 ·         Working With Victims And Perpetrators Of Domestic Violence And Child Sexual Abuse

 ·         Men & Anger: Evaluation, Engagement, & Treatment

 Couple Therapy/Marital Therapy

 ·         Couples Therapy – UCI Family Therapy Training Program

 ·         Bringing Difficult Couples Into Focus – UCI Family Therapy Program

 ·         Working With Couples Using A Mutigenerational Approach

 ·         Cognitive Treatment of Angry Couples

 Trauma

 ·                     EMDR Level 1 & 2 training

 ·                     The Treatment of Trauma 

 ·                     Psychic Voids and Extreme States

 ·                     Treatment of Borderline States

 ·                     Introduction To Clinical Hypnosis

 ·                     Uses Of Clinical Hypnosis

 Sandtray/Sandplay

 ·         The Use of Sandtray / Sandplay with adolescents and children

 ·         Using Sandtray/Sandplay with Adults and Groups

 ·         Dreaming in the Sand

 ·         Sandtray-Worldplay Therapy,  De Domenico technique

 ·         Lowenfeld World Technique

 Professional Affiliations and Memberships

 ·         California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)

 ·         American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT)

 ·         Orange County Chapter  (OCCAMFT)

 ·         Orange County Superior Court Domestic Violence Taskforce              

 ·         EMDRIA – EMDR International Association

 ·         Association for Autonomous Psychoanalytic Institutes (AAPI)

 ·         The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

 ·         The International Society for the Psychological Treatments of Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses

Published Works

  • The Personal Empowerment Program –A training and education program for victims of Domestic Violence.
  • In Safe Hands – A personal support curriculum for victims of Domestic Violence.
  • Taking Control of Your Anger – a 10 week Anger Management Program for men and women.

 Lectures

  •  Love Is Not Supposed to Hurt –  Inter Faith Conference on Domestic Abuse – Keynote
  • Domestic Violence: An Overview – Red Flags:
  • Anger Management 101
  • Crisis Intervention Training for small organizations
  • Making Good Choices for Adolescents and Teens.
  • Using a Relational/Systems approach to marital therapy

 Teaching Experience

  •  Clinical Issues/Technique-Introduction to the Psychoanalytic Setting
  • States of Mind and Body – Dreams and Primitive Mental States
  • Models of the Mind – Self Psychology, Relational Psychoanalysis and Inter-subjectivity
  • The Psychoanalytic Function of Fairy Tales, Myths and Folklore
  • The Writings of  Donald W. Winnicott
  • The Writings of Harry Guntrip