“The best thing for being sad,” replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, “is to learn something. That’s the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honour trampled in the sewers of baser minds. There is only one thing for it then — to learn. Learn why the world wags and what wags it. That is the only thing which the mind can never exhaust, never alienate, never be tortured by, never fear or distrust, and never dream of regretting. Learning is the only thing for you. Look what a lot of things there are to learn.” -T.H. White, The Once and Future King
Clinical Supervision Services
I believe that teaching and learning are two sides of the same coin. Both are integral parts of growth for both the individual and society. Thus, I have dedicated myself to fostering the growth and education of future clinical psychologists, who I hope in turn will provide care and education to others, including their future patients.
For four years, I held a core faculty position as an Assistant Professor at the American School of Professional Psychology (ASPP), an APA accredited doctoral program. Currently, I taught the year-long track of assessment courses, including: Cognitive, Personality, and Integrated Assessment. These courses prepare doctoral students for assessing, testing, diagnosing, and working with clients in assessment settings. I also taught Practicum Seminars, year-long courses that provided doctoral students with the opportunity to present their therapy, testing and assessment cases, receive consultation from their peers, and evaluation of their skills. At the Argosy University Therapeutic Assessment and Psychological Services (AUTAPS) clinic, I served as the primary assessment supervisor, where provided both individual and group supervision to doctoral students providing psychological testing and assessment. AUTAPS is an outpatient university clinic that provides both Therapeutic Assessment and individual therapy to the Orange County community.
In my practice today, I continue to serve as a mentor to ASPP students and graduates, provide training and supervision to both pre-doctoral and post-docoral students, and give educational talks on various subjects to counselors, psychologists, medical practictioners, and the general public. I also provide affordable individal therapy to psychology students and mental health professionals who wish to enhance their well-being, self-knowledge, and personal growth as an intergral part of their journey as a professional care-giver and clinican. If you are a psychology student, intern, new grad, or professional seeking mentorship, supervision, consultation, or your own personal therapy, please feel free to contact me.