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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.


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.


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).


  • Other Interests

    Music, travel, reading, tennis, marine aquariums.


Married Herbert I. Abrams, August 21, 1955. Children: Floree Lucas, Mark Alan.