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David Burston, MFT, PhD

Dr. Burston trained at Antioch University and gained his masters degree in Clinical Psychology in 2005. Since then Dr. Burston has worked in clinical settings in Los Angeles and Malibu becoming an M.F.T in 2009. He completed his Ph.D. in depth psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute near Santa Barbara. Dr. Burston interned at Milestones Ranch Malibu and has been with PCH since 2010 leading DBT groups, Meditation Groups, Recovery Groups and Family Sessions. He currently runs the Process and Timelines Groups as well as meeting with clients on an individual basis.Before studying psychology Dr. Burston worked in England with professional soccer players in the English Premier League, helping them achieve their potential both on and off the field. He has continued this work and is currently a consultant with the London team Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Dr. Burston has been recognized as a Clinical Psychologist, Counseling Psychologist and Sports and Exercise Psychologist by the Health Care Professions Council in London (HCPC). His book, Psychological, Archetypal and Phenomenological Perspectives on Soccer was published in 2015 by Routledge Publishers. Dr. Burston has a private practice and office located in Venice Los Angeles and is the UK Liaison consultant for PCH Treatment Center.

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