Matthew Duggan, Ph.D.
Dr. Duggan is the Director of Dr. Duggan & Associates. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1981. Following graduation he attended the State University of New York at Buffalo where he received his Masters degree in 1984 and his Doctorate in 1987. He completed his internship at the Los Angles County/University of Southern California Medical Center. Upon completion of his internship he was offered a position as part of the Medical Psychology team at Memorial Medical Center of Long Beach.
From 1987–1991 Dr. Duggan was steadily promoted until he became the Clinical Supervisor over all the Adolescent and Adult Chemical Dependency and Psychiatric Units at Memorial Medical Center.
In the Summer of 1991, he opened Dr. Duggan & Associates. The group has grown from three therapists to it current staff of eight therapists. Due to this growth, a large building was purchased in 2004. This new building contains five therapy rooms and a spacious waiting room.
Dr. Duggan has also been involved in politics over the years. In 1994 he was elected to the Los Alamitos Board of Education and was selected to be President of the Board in 1997. In 1998 he was honored to have been chosen Man of the Year in Seal Beach, California.
Dr. Duggan is a public speaker who has written numerous articles for local papers and has appeared on both local and national television shows.
Throughout his career Dr. Duggan has maintained that one aspect of a healthy life is to maintain balance through involvement with community, hobbies, athletics, etc. To this end Dr. Duggan has played ice hockey since the age of 5, skating for the Los Angeles Jets from 1988 - 1990. He still plays at the amateur level two times per week.
Dr. Duggan is very proud of the team of professionals he has developed. He believes they are the best team of therapists he has ever worked with and invites you to peruse their bios on this website.