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Lois Marcia Abrams

Lois Marcia Abrams, American psychotherapist.


  • Abrams, Lois Marcia was born on May 20, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Charles and Florence (Goldstein) Gould.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pepperdine University, 1956. Master of Arts, California State University, Long Beach, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, United States International University, 1974.


    • President California Association Marriage and Family Therapists, San Diego, 1980-1981, president education foundation, 1981-1982, fellow, since 1982. Secretary Abrams Development Inc., Los Alamitos, California, 1985-1990. With Los Alamitos (California) Counseling Center.

      Adjunct professor Psychology Pepperdine University GSEP, since 1982. Adjunct professor psychology Pepperdine University, since 1982. Consultant Interval House, Seal Beach, California, 1981-1992, Casa de Bienvenidos, Los Alamitos, 1982-1992, Hospice, Los Alamitos, 1983-1989.

      Secretary, board directors Abrams Development Inc., 1983-1990.


    • Author: Humanizing Student-Teacher Relationship, 1974, The ABC's of Marriage, 1985, Group Therapy: A Primmer, 1997.


    Chairman Long Beach Heart Association, 1984-1985, American Cancer Society, 1984-1985. Board directors United Way, Garden Grove, California, 1985-1995. Member American Association Marriage and Family Therapists (approved supervisor since 1990, chairman elections committee 1983-1985, board directors Southern California chapter since 1986), California Association Marriage and Family Therapists (president San Diego chapter 1980-1981, president education foundation 1981-1982, chairman honors committee 1984-1986, fellow since 1982).

    Clubs: Old Ranch Tennis (Seal Beach).



    Music, travel, reading, tennis, marine aquariums.


    • Married Herbert I. Abrams, August 21, 1955. Children: Floree Lucas, Mark Alan.
    • father: Charles Gould
    • mother: Florence (Goldstein) Gould
    • spouse: Herbert I. Abrams
    • children: Floree Lucas Abrams
    • Mark Alan Abrams
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    Born March 20, 1936