Dr. Brett Veltman

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Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Founder | Director of Relate Therapy Center

626-263-7528/Ex 11


Office Location: Pasadena

Individual therapy, couples therapy, infidelity, life stressors, relationships, separation & divorce, premarital therapy, dating struggles, spirituality and faith, college students, young adults, adolescents, work struggles, therapists, alcohol & substance abuse, identity issues, infertility, adoption, men’s issues.

Relationships are incredibly important in life. So much of the pain and hurt that people experience is centered around relational brokenness.  This brokenness can lead to depression, anxiety, substance use, etc. as a way to try and deal with pain.  I work to help people understand the complex difficulties they are facing and to focus on the core of the problem. We will work on establishing healthy connections and relationships and work to find new strategies to deal with pain in life. 

In most cases, long-lasting growth and change takes time. People are not like computers that can simply be reprogrammed to function differently.  In fact, even the ineffective strategies that we use most likely worked at some time in the past—otherwise we wouldn’t have started using them in the first place!  In therapy, we will work together to relieve the distress that you are facing, while keeping in mind that long-standing change often involves consistent effort and work to make enduring changes.  

Whatever your struggles might be, you don’t need to face them alone.

About Dr. Veltman

Dr. Veltman is a licensed clinical psychologist in California (PSY 21684).  He obtained his doctorate in clinical psychology as well as a master’s degree in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, an APA accredited program, in Pasadena, CA.  He earned his undergraduate degrees in psychology and business, as well as a minor in English, from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI. 

He has served as a clinical psychology faculty member in the Graduate School of Psychology at  Fuller Theological Seminary where he trained and supervised doctoral level clinical psychology graduate students.  He regularly provides supervision to clinical psychology students and graduates at all levels of training.  He has also served as an adjunct professor in the graduate clinical psychology program at Azusa Pacific University.

Additionally, Dr. Veltman has worked with best-selling authors Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend at the Cloud-Townsend Clinic in Newport Beach. He also works with Steve Arterburn’s New Life Ministries as a clinician during the New Life Weekend and Marriage Solution Weekends.  

He is a former board member of the San Gabriel Valley Psychological Association—the local chapter of the California Psychological Association.

He and his wife and their daughters live in Los Angeles County, California.

For more information about Dr. Veltman, check out www.drbrettveltman.com.

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