Associated Therapists, Inc.
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Marla Light, Ph.D. 
Voice Mail: (888) 891-6161
New clients, please call (714) 898-0362
Works in: Long Beach

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology:
Alliant International University, San Diego, CA (formerly CSPP)

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
CA Clinical Psychologist, 1994 / doctoral degree/clinical training from APA accredited universities
Behavioral Medicine Specialty in Adolescent/Young Adult/Adult/Geriatric/Forensic Psychology
Doctoral Internships in both Clinical & Neuropsychology: University of CA San Diego (UCSD)
Skilled in psycho/social/behavioral assessments/treatment planning/multicultural counseling
Expertise in Mood/Anxiety/Stress/Anger Mgmt.; Self Assertion/Self Esteem Enhancement
Experienced in Individual/Partner/Group/GLBT/Career/Grief/Crisis/MFC Counseling
Expertise in Crisis Intervention & Brief Integrative Psychotherapy, including:
Cognitive/Behavioral/lnterpersonal/Psychodynamic/Self/Gestalt/Mind-Body/Biofeedback

AREAS OF RELEVANT EXPERTISE:
Sexual/Domestic Violence
Substance Abuse/Crisis Intervention
Anxiety/Mood/Stress/Anger/Pain Mgmt.
Brief Integrative Psychotherapy Behavioral Medicine/Health Psychology Self Assertion/Self Esteem Enhancement

SUMMARY OF CLINICAL & ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE: (in descending order)
Clinical Psychologist in Private Practice: Associated Therapists Inc., Huntington Beach, CA
Behavioral Medicine Specialist in Adolescent/Young Adult/Adult/Geriatric/Forensic Psychology
Psychologist for adult male Inmates w/ Major Affective/Psychotic Disorders: CA Dept. of Corrections
Trainer for custody/non-custody personnel: Suicide Prevention/Developmental Disabilities
Professor of Psychology: Principles of Learning & Cognition: Antioch University, LA, CA (AULA)
Behavioral Medicine Counseling/Consulting Practice, San Diego, CA, including agencies below:
Psychologist/Crisis Intervention Specialist: United Behavioral Health Crisis Care (UBH)
Trainer for Trauma Centers: Suicide/Homicide/DV/Rape/Child/Elder Abuse
Gero-psychologist for mentally ill/cognitively impaired convalescent clients: VeriCare
Staff Trainer for license medical professionals: Geriatric Behavioral Medicine
Psychologist for adjudicated youth in forensic setting: EYE Counseling/Crisis Service
Clinical Manager: developed/ran 1st outpatient youth offender program
Consulting Psychologist/Teacher/Speaker: University of CA, San Diego (UCSD)
Facilitated required course, Doctor/Patient Relationship: UCSD Medical School

CLINICAL & ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT:
CA Clinical Psychologist/licensed 1994: CA License No: PSY 13793
Work experience includes, but not limited to, agencies below:
United Behavioral Health 12/01/97-01/10/01
CA Dept. of Corrections 07/01/05-05/01/07
VeriCare Management Inc. 04/15/95-01/01/97
Antioch University, L.A. 01/03/05-06/12/05
EYE Counseling/Crisis Service 6/9/92-4/10/95

New clients, please call office number. Do not call therapist.
Administrative information needs to be gathered before scheduling.
Page last updated: 1/12/13