- Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, UCLA
- B.A., Psychology, Stanford University
Terry received her B.A. in psychology from Stanford University and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from UCLA. During graduate school, she was trained primarily in cognitive-behavioral work and sought additional training at the Gestalt Therapy Institute of Los Angeles (GTILA), eventually becoming President. She received training in hypnosis from Jean Holroyd and Michael Diamond at UCLA’s Neuropsychiatric Institute, plus studied guided imagery with Muriel Fuller. She pursued analytic self-psychology from Lynne Jacobs. For over a decade, she has been studying interpersonal neurobiology and regulation theory with Allan Schore. She has taught developmental neurobiology at the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute and at Reiss Davis Child Studies Center. She is currently part of the teaching faculty at the Insight Center in Los Angeles where she conducts continuing education workshops and classes.