Jocelyn Levitan, PhD

Psychological Assessment Specialist | Licensed Clinical Psychologist #27318

Dr. Levitan is the Psychological Assessment Specialist at California Counseling Clinics, in addition to her work supervising the assessment training component of the pre-doctoral internship program at CAPS of UCSB. She has expertise in comprehensive psychological assessment and treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and has experience in advocating for children and families within the school systems. Dr. Levitan utilizes a therapeutic assessment approach that invites the individual into the assessment process as a collaborator and expert on themselves. She utilizes a strength-based, holistic approach to treatment, taking into account the many systems the individual is embedded within.

 

  • Ph.D. in Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, UCSB
  • M.A. in Counseling Psychology, UCSB
  • B.A. in Psychology, Skidmore College

 

  • Psychological Assessment Specialist, California Counseling Clinics
  • Staff Psychologist, Counseling & Psychological Services UCSB
  • Associate Psychologist, Synergy Psychological Inc. in Sierra Madre, CA
  • Adjunct Professor, Antioch University, Los Angeles, CA
  • Predoctoral Intern Children’s Institute in Los Angeles, CA
  • Research Coordinator, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School

 

Areas of Interest

Therapeutic assessment; ADHD executive skills coaching; group psychotherapy; complex trauma, recovery, & resilience; Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT); social justice; child & family psychotherapy, parent education & support