Dr. Sharon Furman
License # PSY18427
Dr. Furman is a Clinical Psychologist who has been working in the Los Angeles area for over 15 years treating adolescents, children, adults, and couples.
Currently, Dr. Furman’s office is located in North East Los Angeles in Atwater Village bordering Glendale, Los Feliz, Silverlake, and very close to Echo Park, Hollywood, Pasadena, and Downtown. She accepts patients including adolescents, adults, and couples. She works with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder, phobias, grief, and other issues.
Dr. Furman customizes treatment with each patient to fit the needs, goals, background, culture, and capacities of the individual. Her philosophy is to help individuals and couples reach their potential by building confidence and alleviating symptoms, which often get in the way. Compassion, understanding, knowledge, creativity, and depth are all part of her practice to facilitate personal and professional growth.
Dr. Furman also lived in Paris, France for a few years. In Paris, she had a private practice treating English-speaking adolescents. She is experienced with multi-cultural sensitivities and differences.
Dr. Furman has been doing forensic work since 2006. She has her (Q.M.E.) Qualified Medical Evaluator license in California. She regularly conducts worker’s compensation evaluations. These reports include extensive evaluations determining and diagnosing a wide range of psychiatric issues that may have stemmed from a work-related event. She also performs pre-surgical consultations to determine if a patient is psychologically prepared to proceed with surgery, and civil litigation cases .