David Ransen, Ph.D., LMFT, BCH

David Ransen, Ph.D., LMFT, BCH
Psychotherapy, Marriage & Family Therapy, Hypnotherapy 727 Penn St. West Palm Beach, FL 33401

David Ransen, Ph.D., LMFT, BCH

A skilled, experienced therapist can make a very big difference. Would you like to feel really good again? Would you like to repair a relationship that has somehow gone off-track? To get rid of an unhealthy habit or a serious addiction? To find the zone that brings out your very best? To start behaving and feeling like the person you know you can be? You can be that person again! You can restore that once-marvelous relationship!

As a holistic therapist, Dr. David L. Ransen is dedicated to caring for your entire well-being, instead of focusing on symptoms like ADHD, Bipolar, or dozens of other disorders that were invented a few years ago and will have different names next week. Have you been told you must relive past traumas like abuse or PTSD? Its time to let go of the pain forever, and renew your friendship with happiness and peace of mind.

Trained in psychology (Ph.D. from Cornell University), Dr. David Ransen has mastered numerous areas of psychology and human development during his 38-year career. He earned an his second degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University, the only fully-accredited program in all of Florida. Dr. Ransen earned his psychology Bachelors degree with high honors from Clark University, the nation's first graduate school, and the first to award a doctor's degree in psychology. Teaching has always been one of his passions, and he has taught psychology at four universities, including Tulane University, Harvard Medical School, Princeton University, and Cornell University. He has published numerous articles in some of the world's most prestigious professional journals, as well as informal pieces in popular publications like the New York Times and Scientific American. He is an active member in good standing of the International Hypnosis Research Institute, the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and a member for many years of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Ransen was trained in individual and relationship counseling by master therapists known and respected worldwide.

Dr. Ransen is Board Certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy in Florida and elsewhere. Smoking cessation, weight loss, unwanted habits, chronic pain, and much more can be successfully addressed in just one hypnotherapy session, individualized for each patient.
Years In Practice 42
Primary Specialty


Gender Male
Education BA in psychology, cum lqude, from Clark University
MS in Marriage & Family Therapy from Nova SE University
Ph.D. in psychology from Cornell University
Training Child Psychology
Life-Span Developmental Psychology
Social Psychology
Marriage and Family Therapy
Affiliations American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
American Psychological Association
International Hypnosis Research Institute
Certification MFT, IMT
Services Dr. Ransen usually employs a brief solution-focused therapy approach. Brief means 2 - 5 weeks, but no longer. He treats people with a wide range of problems including:

Excessive involvement with internet sexual or gambling sites
Marriage, relationship, and intimacy issues (LGBT welcome and understood)
Irrational fears (phobias)
Problems with pre-teens and teen-agers
Depression and suicidal feelings
Anxiety and panic attacks
Drug and alcohol addiction
Post-deployment problems (PTSD)
Self-esteem and self-image problems
Eating- and sleeping-related problems
Additional Services Couples, hypnotherapy
Consumer Feedback
(6 Reviews)
4.5 star average for Service
5 star average for Environment
5 star average for Expertise
5 star average for Staff
5 star average for Recommended
4 star average for Value
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Recent Reviews
Today is my one year anniversary of being cigarette free. Now I'm the worst kind of smoker there is.... An EX SMOKER. I thank you, my wife thanks you and my dogs thank you.

• M.H., Boca Raton
by Mike H. xxx.xxx.204.102
November 19, 2015
Dr. Ransen seemed to bring a miracle to our shattered marriage, and we needed just 4 sessions!

Very Highly recommended.
by Brian xxx.xxx.7.24
October 25, 2015
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June 16, 2014
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Immediately! They gave me a friendly greeting as soon as I walked in
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Every question I had was answered thoroughly
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September 27, 2011
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