Christina R Griffin

Christina R Griffin


  • Ph.D., Health Sciences, University of Utah
  • Psy.D., Psychoanalysis, Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis
  • M.S.W., Social Work, University of Southern California
  • M.A., Education and Religious Studies, Education and Religious Studies


  • Licensed Psychologist, California
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, California

Christina R. Griffin, Ph.D., Psy.D., is a Psychoanalyst and Clinical Psychologist practicing in Southern California. She has been a Board Member of the International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education (IFPE) and Co-chair of the History of Psychoanalysis Committee. She has co-chaired IFPE conferences, in Portland, San Francisco, and Philadelphia. In 2018, she will be Co-President of IFPE. She is a Supervising and Training Analyst at the Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles. She is a Supervisor and Adjunct Faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. She is a member of the International Sandor Ferenczi Network. Her writing interests are in a mixed genre of literary creative fiction and non-fiction, drawing from the cultural and relational aspects of psychoanalytic history.