- Ph.D., Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
Tina is a core faculty member and research coordinator in the Counseling Psychology program and associate faculty in the Clinical Psychology Program. As a licensed psychologist, she has a part-time private practice in Santa Barbara where she works with adults and adolescents suffering from the aftermath of trauma, mood difficulties involved with depression and chronic illness, addiction, sexuality/sexual identity concerns related to LGBTQ populations, as well as first generation college/graduate students. She is a board member of the Santa Barbara Youth Project, a collaborative, non-profit organization dedicated to sponsoring underprivileged children to attend summer horse camps. Tina received her doctorate in Counseling/Clinical/School Psychology from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Her research interests include: Trauma and dissociation; depth and psychopathology; existentialism; object relations; biological bases of behavior, including addiction and the impact of chronic illness on psyche; collective/ community response/responsibility to trauma and healing; resiliency; creativity; love.