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Frank S. Ogle
Ph.D., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
LMFT 50668

Phone: 619-858-3105 x 144

A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out.
-Isaiah 42:3

By the time someone comes for therapy, they have experienced the bruising which life can bring. I have taken great comfort and direction in my work as a therapist to extend grace to the clients I work with.

I have been working in the field for nearly 20 years. I started working in an inpatient psychiatric crisis center for people with acute, chronic mental illness for stabilization of their symptoms as well as issues of homelessness and problems of substance use. The years of work at the crisis center provided valuable experience working with multiple disorders as well as working as the assistant director providing management and supervision for the clinical staff.


In the last few years I moved on from the crisis center to work as a therapist at a local psychiatric hospital in the outpatient program where I lead groups for seniors several days a week and one day with veterans working through their past traumatic experiences.


Working in private practice for the past 11 years, has given me the opportunity to serve couples and individuals on a variety of issues ranging from communication skills, learning skills to manage depression and anxiety, addiction, and emotion regulation.


In addition to therapy, I also work as an adjunct professor at Azusa Pacific University, and Point Loma Nazarene University teaching on a number of subjects for their marriage and family therapy programs.
 

Education and Training:

  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Union Institute and University
  • M.A. Counseling Psychology, National University
  • B.A. Psychology, National University
  • The STOP Program for Domestic Violence Treatment
  • Dialectical Behavioral Treatment (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Research in Emetaphobia (Specific Phobia of Vomiting)
     

Publications:

Lori Riddle-Walker, David Veale, Cynthia Chapman, Frank Ogle, Donna Rosko, Sadia Najmi, Lana M. Walker, Pete Maceachern, Thomas Hicks Cognitive behavior therapy for specific phobia of vomiting (Emetaphobia): A pilot randomized controlled trial. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. Volume 43, October 2016, Pages 14–22
 

    Professional Affiliations:

    • California Association of Marriage Family Therapists (CAMFT)

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