PhD – The Fielding Institute
Carla earned her doctoral degree from The Fielding Institute in 1997 after working as a social worker and licensed professional counselor for 17 years. She completed her post-doctoral work in Frontier Psychology and served in the National Health Service Corp for several years before coming to PHP in 2002. During her long tenure as a social worker, Carla developed interests in foster care, adoption, addiction, trauma, feminist therapy, and program administration.
She remains active in deepening her understanding and appreciation of diversity and multiculturalism. Carla is interested in religious and spiritual issues in psychotherapy as well as the intersection of philosophy and psychology. Carla is active in the teaching, training, and mentoring of future psychologists. Carla has a developing personal yoga practice and appreciates how self-care and attunement to the body can contribute to overall mental and emotional wellness.
Areas of Interest: Trauma and resilience, multicultural issues, teaching and training, Energy Psychology
The thing I’d most like to do is…a hiking vacation through the south of France.