Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Day

2021-08-27T18:54:29+00:00

We all must be called to action--not only black people. By Tahlia Bragg, PhD student in Clinical Psychology, and president of Fielding's Black Student Association. Tahlia Bragg Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in 2021 comes nearly 2 weeks after the attack on the U.S. Capitol. The attack occurred during the confirmation of an election that was the direct result of Dr. King and others who made it their life's work or gave their lives, like Dr. King. If equality was Dr. King's mission, then in the 21st century, the next phase of his vision is the [...]

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Day2021-08-27T18:54:29+00:00

Dominique Eugene Selected for the (HBNU) Global Health Fellows Consortium

2020-08-27T16:26:11+00:00

Dr. Eugene selected as an HBNU Fellow for the year 2020-2021 Dominique Eugene, PhD, LMFT On behalf of Harvard University, Boston University, Northwestern University, and University of New Mexico (HBNU) Global Health Fellows Consortium, Dominque Eugene, PhD, was selected as an HBNU Fellow for the year 2020-2021. Once events with COVID19 settle down, Dr, Eugene is scheduled to spend her fellowship year working with the Department of Psychiatry at Stellenbosch University (SU) in South Africa under the mentorship of Soraya Seedat, MBChB, MMed (Psych), PhD and Dr. David C. Hendersen, MD, the Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Division of Psychiatry, at Boston Medical [...]

Dominique Eugene Selected for the (HBNU) Global Health Fellows Consortium2020-08-27T16:26:11+00:00

Ruthellen Josselson Chair for Qualitative Inquiry Announced

2021-08-24T13:05:42+00:00

Ruthellen Josselson, PhD The Ruthellen Josselson Chair for Qualitative Inquiry was announced by Fielding Provost and Vice President Monique L. Snowden, PhD, at the Clinical Psychology welcoming reception during our first virtual Summer Session. “The establishment of this fund, supporting Fielding faculty research, is a distinctive opportunity to honor Dr. Josselson for her many contributions,” said Dr. Snowden. “The fund will serve a critical role, not only in promoting her legacy, but in affirming the importance of qualitative research in psychology, as acknowledged by the APA Division 5 on Quantitative and Qualitative Methods.” Dr. Josselson is a Professor [...]

Ruthellen Josselson Chair for Qualitative Inquiry Announced2021-08-24T13:05:42+00:00

Clinical Psychology Student Passionate About Human Rights

2020-06-04T15:00:46+00:00

Erinn Cameron Five questions for Clinical Psychology student, Erinn Cameron. Ms. Cameron is pursuing her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Fielding Graduate University's School of Psychology. What brought you to Fielding? I was drawn to Fielding because of its commitment to providing educational opportunities for diverse and non-traditional populations of students. I would not have been able to pursue a doctoral education if it was not for Fielding.   How did you grow/change at Fielding? Since coming to Fielding, I have gained personal skills in the areas of self-reflection, critical thinking, self-confidence, self-empowerment, and scholarly collaboration. My mentor and [...]

Clinical Psychology Student Passionate About Human Rights2020-06-04T15:00:46+00:00

Meet the Osherson Fellow

2020-02-28T16:05:01+00:00

The Adele and Louis Osherson Fellow awarded to Karen John Mannuzza The Osherson Fellowship was established by retired Fielding faculty and the past Director of the Alonso Center, Sam Osherson, and his brother Dan Osherson in memory of their parents. The fellowship provides a week of study at Fielding’s Winter National Session in Santa Barbara for professionals without a background in psychoanalysis. The purpose of the fellowship is to build an understanding of how psychoanalytic theory and research can support their work. Karen John Mannuzza The year the fellowship was awarded to Karen John Mannuzza. Karen is a licensed psychotherapist, [...]

Meet the Osherson Fellow2020-02-28T16:05:01+00:00

Fielding Anchor Groups Reduce Stress

2019-10-18T13:40:16+00:00

Clinical Psychology students research groups at national session Samantha Poling, Dr. Tiffany Field, Dr. Debra Bendell, and Shantay Mines Fielding Clinical Psychology students conducted a study of students who attended student anchor groups at Fielding's national sessions, and found that those who did so experienced a significant reduction in their perceived stress level and a high level of satisfaction post-attendance. The research was conducted -- and made into a poster -- by students Shantay Mines, Samantha Poling, and Ava GraceField, with faculty members Debra Bendell and Tiffany Field. Available to Fielding students at National Sessions, anchor groups are 30-minute [...]

Fielding Anchor Groups Reduce Stress2019-10-18T13:40:16+00:00

Faculty Daniel Holland to Be Honored by APA

2019-05-28T08:40:36+00:00

Working to improve disability rights through clinical psychology research. Daniel Holland, PhD, MPH Fielding faculty member Daniel Holland, PhD, MPH, who directs the Neurospsychology concentration for the university’s Clinical Psychology program, will receive the American Psychological Association’s prestigious Distinguished Professional Contributions to Institutional Practice award at the APA convention in Chicago this August. Dr. Holland is being recognized for his career focus on human rights for people with disabilities, particularly in transitioning and developing parts of the world. In the early 2000s, his focus was on the rise of disability activism in post-communist Central and Eastern Europe. He has [...]

Faculty Daniel Holland to Be Honored by APA2019-05-28T08:40:36+00:00

The Impact of Climate Change … on Our Minds

2019-01-23T14:43:46+00:00

School of Psychology Dives into the Thinking -- and Feeling -- Around Global Warming The state of the planet was a major topic of discussion during the School of Psychology's recent Winter Session in Santa Barbara, as both Clinical and Media Psychology explored how news of climate change is landing on our collective psyches. Dr. Garry Hare Media Psychology faculty member Garry Hare, PhD, was interviewed by the Santa Barbara Independent about why it's so hard to get people to make changes that could impact the current climate trajectory: Media and political psychologists like Dr. Garry Hare, a Fielding [...]

The Impact of Climate Change … on Our Minds2019-01-23T14:43:46+00:00

Two Clinical Psychology Faculty Retiring

2019-01-15T10:54:54+00:00

Kjell Rudestam and Judith Schoenholtz-Read Wrap up 35 Years at Fielding Clinical Psychology faculty members Dr. Kjell Rudestam and Dr. Judith Schoenholtz-Read were honored by colleagues, staff, and students at a Winter Session community meeting this week, as they head into retirement after 35 years at Fielding. Dr. Kjell Rudestam Kjell Rudestam, PhD, ABPP, DSC, is a practicing psychologist with two best-selling texts on research methods and expertise in psychopathology, crisis intervention, and couples and family therapy. Judith Schoenholtz-Read, EdD, is an expert in feminist theory and practice, qualitative research methods and narrative inquiry. Fellow faculty members sent them [...]

Two Clinical Psychology Faculty Retiring2019-01-15T10:54:54+00:00

Fielding Re-Publishes ‘The Quiet Profession’

2019-01-11T12:20:21+00:00

We are pleased to announce the publication of The Quiet Profession by Fielding University Press. Originally published by MacMillan in 1985, the book by Fielding alum and faculty member Anne Alonso had been out of print for quite some time when President Katrina Rogers and Fielding's Alonso Center for Psychodynamic Study initiated the process of recovering the rights. Anne Alonso, PhD For this second edition, Anne’s text was updated with a Preface by beloved School of Psychology faculty member Margaret Cramer, director of the Alonso Center, and an Introduction by faculty emeritus Sam Osherson, the Alonso Center’s former director. [...]

Fielding Re-Publishes ‘The Quiet Profession’2019-01-11T12:20:21+00:00
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