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About Robert W. LoPresti, Ph.D.

Robert LoPresti, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, marriage and family therapist, and a somatic psychologist with 20 years of experience including work with individuals, families, couples, teens, children and groups. He is certified in Imago Relationship Therapy, Somatic Experiencing Thereapy, Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and several of the new energy, meridian and holistic psychotherapies. Major training has been in cognitive behavioral psychology. He graduated from Brown University and West Virginia Universities with postdoctoral training at the University of California at Los Angeles. Experience includes working with and improving relationship problems, attention deficit disorders (ADD & ADHD), sports and work performance problems, insomnia, anxiety, depression, panic, obsessive compulsive difficulties, trichotillomania and other issues. He is the co-founder of the first New Jersey support group for adults and couples with attention deficit disorder, now in its 27th year. In addition to a private practice in Fair Haven and Brick, NJ on the Jersey Shore, he is an attending psychologist at Monmouth Medical Center and frequently lectures or leads workshops at Brookdale and Ocean County Colleges. He is a former University of Nebraska at Omaha assistant professor of psychology. Training has been in many different modalities including behavior therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, EMDR therapy, Imago Relationship Therapy, Thought Field therapy, Emotional Freedom Techniques, Harm Reduction and others. Together with wife Loukia and daughter Hope he lives in Fair Haven, NJ.