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Janice Rudestam, PhD
Adjunct Faculty - School of Psychology
Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara County Mental Health, 1986
PhD, Clinical and Counseling Psychology
York University (CPA Approved), 1985
Areas of Instruction
Scholarly & Professional Interests
Honors and Awards
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Areas of Instruction:
Buddhism and Psychotherapy
Scholarly & Professional Interests:
Experiential psychotherapies (Gestalt, Emotion-focused)
Buddhist Psychology and Western Psychotherapy
Psychology of Trauma and Recovery
Training in Psychotherapy
American Psychological Association
Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Past President of the Board
Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration
Honors and Awards:
1977-1981: Ontario Graduate Scholarship,York University, Toronto, Canada
1976-1977: Scholarship, York University
1969: Ontario Undergraduate Scholarship, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Rudestam, J. (2007, June). Finding freedom:
Buddhist psychology beyond mindfulness.
Presentation for Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA.
Rudestam, J., & Evans, M.E. (2005, March).
Mindfulness-based stress reduction.
Presentation for staff and faculty, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara CA.
Rudestam, J. (2002, April).
With a little help from our friends: Stress, coping and wellness
. Presentation at the Professional Women’s Association, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.
Rudestam, J. (2000, March).
Buddhism and psychotherapy
. Workshop presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Women in Psychology, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Adjunct Faculty, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University.
Other Professional Activities:
1998-present: Psychotherapy Practice: Clinical Psychologist, Santa Barbara, CA.
1987-2002: Clinical Director and Core Faculty, Master of Arts in Psychology, Antioch University, Santa Barbara, CA.
1996- 2001: Program Chair, Master of Arts in Psychology, Antioch University Santa Barbara, CA.
1981-1982: Fromkin Van Horne Associates, Toronto, Canada.
1980-1981: Inpatient Psychiatry, Toronto East General Hospital, Toronto, Canada.
1978-1979: Hincks Family Treatment Center, Toronto, Canada.
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