Our Faculty

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY PHD SAN FRANCISCO FACULTY 

Our program faculty are actively engaged in applied research and publishing exciting new work in their fields, which improves professional services, influences policy and changes lives. This level of engagement provides our students with opportunities to become connected to their professional communities and gain valuable research and presentation experience—co-authoring papers with faculty, presenting posters and serving in leadership roles in student divisions of professional associations.

CORE FACULTY 

Shannon Casey Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program Shannon Casey
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 2002; Stanford University
Research interests: Adolescent development within diverse family and school contexts; multicultural and bicultural identity; measurement of identity; women’s issues, including interactions between physical and psychological issues such as depression and eating disorders
Dalia Ducker Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, CSPP Dalia Ducker
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, CSPP
PhD, 1974; City University of New York
Research interests: Psychology of women, including role strain, work, and health; gender roles; issues relevant to the practice of professional psychology; graduate education
Davis Ying Ja Professor, San Francisco, CSPP Clinical PhD Program Davis Ying Ja
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1981; University of Washington
Research interests: Substance abuse and AIDS treatment and prevention in multicultural communities; program evaluation in behavioral health systems including managed care systems; juvenile and adult justice systems including drug courts and alternative community approaches in juvenile probation; early childhood prevention and intervention; multicultural influences in family therapy
Michael Loewy, CSPP clinical psychology phd san francisco faculty Michael Loewy
Associate Professor and Program Director, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 1994; University of California, Santa Barbara
Research interests: Social justice in psychology and psychotherapy; multicultural competence; Health at Every Size; LGBTQIA issues; impact of social privilege and oppression, especially as regards to body size, physical appearance, sexual orientation, race, gender, gender expression, religion, age and social class
 Meenakshi Menon, CSPP Clinical PhD Psychology Faculty

Meenakshi Menon
Assistant Professsor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 2008; Florida Atlantic University
Research interests: Child and adolescent well-being; gender role development; self-concept development; parent-child relationships

Eduardo Morales, Distinguished Professor, San Francisco, CSPP Clinical PhD Program  Eduardo Morales
Distinguished Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 1976; Texas Tech University
Research interests: HIV; substance abuse; intervention for adolescents; community prevention; ethnic and sexual minorities; drug-exposed infants and parents; juvenile delinquency; workforce development and pipeline; Latino health and higher education
Natalie Porter Professor, San Francisco, CSPP Clinical PhD Program Natalie Porter
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1981; University of Delaware
Research interests: Gender, anti-racist and social justice issues pertaining to child, adolescent, and women’s development, and to therapy, ethics, clinical training, mentoring and supervision; leadership in women
Kristin Samuelson Associate Professor, San Francisco, CSPP Clinical PhD Program Kristin Samuelson
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1998; University of Virginia
Research interests: Post-traumatic stress disorder and trauma (intimate partner violence, child maltreatment, combat); neuropsychological functioning in PTSD; impact of trauma on families and parent-child relationship; intergenerational transmission of trauma; PTSD treatment; veteran mental health; psychodiagnostic and neuropsychological assessment
 Quyen Tiet Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program Quyen Tiet
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1996; University of Colorado, Boulder
Research interests: Stress/trauma, coping and resilience; depression and suicide, PTSD, substance use, and dual diagnosis; treatment factors and patient outcomes
Steven Tulkin, Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Program Director, Clinical Psychopharmacology Program 

Steven R. Tulkin
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Program Director, Clinical Psychopharmacology Program
PhD, 1971; Harvard University
Research interests: Psychopharmacology; behavioral medicine in primary care; chronic pain; chemical dependency