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Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

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Improve Your Sense of Well-Being

Lori A. Futterman RN, Ph.D. treats sexual health and mood difficulties in San Diego, California. Read her bio to find out more about her background and training. Whether you're struggling with depression or anxiety, or are concerned about intimacy and  sexual issues, Dr. Futterman is here for you. She helps people of all genders and sexual orientations to live happier, more productive lives.

Customized Care

Every patient is different, so Dr. Futterman customizes her care to meet your individual needs. She applies current research to deliver the best possible treatment for your situation. Her methods include:

• Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
• Psychodynamic Therapy
• Clinical Hypnosis
• Eye-Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
• Energy Psychotherapy
• Educational Strategies


Coordinated Care

High-quality health care involves more than one care provider. Dr. Futterman believes in working closely with your entire health team to get you on track to overall health and emotional wellness. She develops treatment and care plans in coordination with other health professionals, including:

• Physicians
• Nutritionists
• Naturopaths

• Acupuncturists
• Chiropractors
• Physician's Assist.
• Nurse Practitioners
• Mental Health Practitioners

Issues Treated:

• Mood Difficulties — Depression, Anxiety, Panic, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, & Phobias
• Cognitive Difficulties — Focusing Ability, Memory, Problem-Solving, & Irrationality
• Sexual Difficulties — Desire, Arousal, Orgasmic Disorders, & Pain Disorders
• Sexual-Orientation & Gender Identity — LGBTQ
• Menstrual Cycle & Ovarian Changes — Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), Perimenopause, Menopause, & Postmenopause
• Pregnancy & Infertility — Postpartum Illness, Problems During Pregnancy, Genetic Engineering, & Surrogacy & Adoption
• Major Illness — Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Cardiovascular Disorders, Degenerative Disorders, & Autoimmune Difficulties
• Stress-Related Conditions — Balancing Work & Home Demands
• Trauma — Rape, Assault, Molestation, Death of a Loved One, & Response to Natural Disasters
• Psychological Aspects of Acute & Chronic Medical Problems — Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), Perimenopause, Menopause, Hysterectomy/Oophorectomy, Lumpectomy, Mastectomy, HIV/AIDS, Cardiac Conditions, Gastrointestinal Difficulty, & Cancer

Services Offered:

• Consultations
• Assessments & Evaluations
• Individual, Couples, Family & Group Psychotherapy
• Clinical Research
• Psychoeducational Programs
• Webinars & Presentations to Professional Groups
• Development of Psychometric Instrumentation in Women's Health

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