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Welcome to the Psychological Services offered by 
Steven M. Sultanoff, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist



Dr. Sultanoff offers counseling and psychotherapy services for individuals, and couples.  He specializes in anxiety disorders, stress, men's issues, women's issues, depression, marital and couples issues, and communication.

He has over 20 years of experience providing psychotherapy.

Dr. Sultanoff is a provider for many managed care companies and accepts most insurance plans.

Training for Professionals:

Dr. Sultanoff offers a wide range of training experiences for licensed therapist as well as interns and trainees.  He has over 20 years of experience in experiential counseling skill training.  He is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University, an instructor at the California State University, Long Beach, and has taught at a variety of universities including University of California, Berkeley, University of California Irvine, San Francisco State University, and several community colleges.

In addition to continuing education programs for licensed therapist, Dr. Sultanoff offers ongoing small group therapy training seminars in basic therapy techniques and in cognitive therapy.

Dr. Sultanoff offers a series of one day training programs on Humor Matters in Psychotherapy.  These programs will offer Continuing Education Units for Psychologists, Marriage Counselors, and Social workers.  He will also be offering CEU's in July as part of an Alaskan Cruise Package.

Most of Dr. Sultanoff's training programs are available on audio tape.   E-mail or call for details.

Click here for a listing of upcoming trainings for professionals.

Supervision for Professionals:

Dr. Sultanoff offers supervision for licensed and unlicensed professionals.   He is the former director of a large therapists training clinic and has over 20 years providing supervision.


Training Materials

Audio Tapes

Handouts Packet


Dr. Sultanoff received his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley in 1982.  He is both a licensed psychologist and licensed Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor.

He has been extensively trained in cognitive therapy and has 14 years of service at the Center for Cognitive Therapy, Newport Beach California and the Cognitive Therapy Center, Costa Mesa CA.  He also has extensive training in client-centered and psychodynamic therapeutic perspectives.  He teaches the skills of therapy, theories of therapy, and practicum and internship classes at several universities.

Dr. Sultanoff is the former director of a mental health training clinic where he supervised and trained masters and doctoral interns in the practice of psychotherapy.

Humor Matters™

Steven M. Sultanoff, Ph.D.
Mirthologist and Clinical Psychologist
3972 Barranca Pkwy. Suite J-221
Irvine, CA 92606