Stephan Jay Fleisher, ED.D
Clinical Psychology

E Mail Dr. Fleisher


www.stephanfleisherphd.com
16031 Chase Street North Hills, California 91343 Work: (818) 893-1811 Fax: (818) 895-1200





LICENSES AND DIPLOMAS:

Psychologist, California, PSY #5351
School Psychology Credential
School Counseling Credential
Diplomate, International Academy of Behavioral Medicine
Counseling and Psychotherapy, #252
Diplomate, American College of Forensic Examiners, #3198


EDUCATION:

School Psychology
California State University, Northridge, 1999 Credential
School Counseling
California State University, Northridge, 2000 Credential
Ed.D.
Memphis State University, Tennessee, Doctor of Counseling Psychology, 1974-1976
Internship
San Fernando Valley Child Guidance Clinic, Van Nuys, California. Internship approved by the American Psychological Association.
Duties: Short and long-term group, individual and family therapy with inpatients and outpatients, September 1975-August 1976

Doctoral study in Clinical Psychology, University of Wyoming, Laramie. Program approved by the American Psychological Association, 1971-1974
M.S.
San Francisco State University, Master of Science of Clinical Psychology, 1969
B.A.
University of California at Berkeley, with Honors in Psychology, 1967


PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:

January 1983-Present
Private Practice
July 2001 - August 2002
Psychologist, The Aviva Center, 3699 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90010
September 2000 - June 2001
District Psychologist, Southern Kern Unified School District Duties: Responsible for the District’s assessments, counseling, crisis intervention and Individualized Education Programs.
March 2000 - February 2001
Senior Psychologist, Senior Psychology Association. Duties: Psychotherapy, assessment and staff consultation in nursing homes.
January 2000 - June 2000
School Psychologist, Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District. Duties: Assessment, counseling, crisis intervention and student study team.
November 1999 -
School Psychologist, Golden Day School. February 2001 Duties: Responsible for Individualized Education Programs, counseling and assessment with special education youths.
June 1999 - September 2003
Psychologist, Eisner Psychological Associates.Duties: Psychotherapy with mentally ill adults in board and care homes.
January 1995 - Present
Consulting Psychologist, Psychological Treatment Services, Inc.Duties: Evaluation and treatment of abused, neglected and delinquent youth in foster and group homes, case management and adult psychotherapy.
1994 - 2003
Psychologist, Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Sherman Way Campus.Duties: Inpatient and outpatient treatment.
1997 - Present
Psychologist, Mission Community Hospital.Duties: Inpatient and outpatient treatment.
1994 - August 1999
Psychologist, Tarzana Treatment Center. Duties: Inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment.


PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS (CONT‘D):

September 1981 - June 1999
School Improvement Psychologist/Professional Expert, Los Angeles Unified School District. Duties: Individual and group treatment, crisis intervention, evaluation, staff consultation and case management.
January 1980 - June 1999
Head, Adolescent and Family Division, San Fernando Valley Child Guidance Clinic. Duties: Develop and supervise the Division’s programs in delinquency prevention and treatment, Hispanic community outreach and preschool; assessment and case management.
January 1979 - June 1999
Program Manager, Comprehensive Family Service Program For Adolescent Offenders, San Fernando Valley Child Guidance Clinic. Duties: Manager of treatment and prevention program for pre-delinquent and delinquent adolescents and their parents; assessment and case management.
1988 - Present
Domestic Violence, Anger Management, Child Abuse and Parenting Provider, Los Angeles County Probation Department. Duties: Individual and group psychotherapy with offenders, assessment and case management.
September 1976 - April 1977
Senior Alcoholism Counselor, Comprehensive Care Corporation, Parkwood Hospital. Duties: Group treatment of inpatient alcoholics, treatment planning, assessment and case management.
May 1976 - January 1979
Staff Psychologist - Project HEAVY/San Fernando Valley at the San Fernando Valley Child Guidance Clinic, Northridge, California. Duties: Coordinator of juvenile diversion program. Evaluation and treatment of youths and their families referred by the juvenile justice system.
June 1975 - August 1975
Counselor, Educational Support Program, Memphis State University. Duties: Individual counseling and crisis intervention.


PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS (CONT‘D):

September 1974 - June 1975
Counselor, Department of Residence Life, Memphis State University. Duties: Individual counseling and crisis intervention.
September 1973 - June 1974
Research Assistant, Sleep and Dreams Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Wyoming. Duties: Assisted in the design and execution of published studies on sleep and dreams.
June 1973 - August 1973
Clinical Psychology Intern, Wyoming State Children’s Home, Casper, Wyoming. Duties: Individual therapy, psychological testing and staff development.
September 1972 - June 1973
Counselor, University Counseling Center, University of Wyoming. Duties: Individual therapy and psychological testing.
June 1972 - August 1972
Clinical Psychology Intern, Worland Correctional Institute, Worland, Wyoming. Duties: Individual and group therapy, staff development, psychological testing, teaching.
September 1971 - June 1972
Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology, University of Wyoming. Duties: Undergraduate curriculum development and teaching.
January 1970 - July 1971
Psychological Assistant, Napa County Community Mental Health Center. Duties: Inpatient and outpatient group, family and individual therapy; psychological testing; Director of Suicide Prevention, Inc.; consultant to Napa City Schools and Probation Department.
June 1969 - January 1970
Psychometrist, Belmont Hills Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Belmont Hills, California. Duties: Psychological assessment of inpatient adolescents.


PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS (CONT‘D):

June 1968 - August 1968
Psychometrist, Mental Research Institute, Palo Alto, California. Duties: Psychological assessment of inpatient adolescents.


GRANTS RECEIVED:

September 1976 - June 1986
Principal Investigator, Juvenile Diversion Program,funded by Project HEAVY/San Fernando Valley.
January 1979 - 1999
Principal Investigator, Comprehensive Family Service Program for Adolescent Offenders, funded by Los Angeles County.
July 1, 1983 - June 30, 1984
Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Intervention Program, funded by Los Angeles County and ICAN (Interagency Council on Abuse and Neglect).
July 1, 1983 - 1999
Principal Investigator, Barrio Community Organization Program, funded by Los Angeles County.
January 1991 - Present
Youth Advocacy Program to prevent recidivism in youths referred by L.A.P.D. Funded by the City of Los Angeles.
April 1995 - June 30, 1997
L.A. Stars Preschool Intervention Program, funded by the City of Los Angeles.
July 1, 1997 - June 30, 2001
L.A. Bridges. Four year L.A. City grant to prevent delinquency.


PRACTICUM EXPERIENCES:

January 1975 - June 1975
Counselor, University Counseling Center, Memphis State University. Duties: Brief and long-term individual psychotherapy, psychological testing, vocational guidance, academic advisement.
September 1974 - January 1975
Psychology Intern, Child Development Center, University of Tennessee Medical School. Duties: Behavior modification with developmentally disabled children.


PRACTICUM EXPERIENCES (CONT’D):

September 1968 - June 1969
Psychology Intern, Letterman General Hospital, The Presidio, San Francisco, California. Duties: Brief and long-term therapy with inpatients and outpatients, psychological testing.
January 1968 - June 1968
Psychometrist, San Francisco State University Counseling Center. Duties: Short-term psychotherapy, psychological assessment.
September 1967 - January 1968
Psychology Intern, Frederick Burke School, San Francisco. Duties: Child therapist.


VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:

January 1974 - June 1974
Instructor, Social Work Program, University of Wyoming. Duties: Undergraduate curriculum development and teaching.
June 1969 - January 1970
Counselor, Center for Radical Approach to Psychiatry, Berkeley, CA Duties: Group and individual crisis therapy.
1982 - 1986
Oral Commissioner, Psychology Oral Licensing Examination. Psychology Examining Committee, State Board of Medical Quality Assurance.
1986 - 1988
Consultant, California Youth Authority, Council on Children and Youth.


COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS:

Youth Crisis Hosing Task Force, Los Angeles, California 1975 - 1976
San Fernando Valley Police-Probation Juvenile Council 1976 - 1984
San Fernando Valley Juvenile Services Council 1976 - 1978
Los Angeles County Probation Department Committee to Enhance use of Community Based Organizations 1982 - 1983

HONORS:

KAPPA DELTA PI - National Honor Society in Education.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

American Psychological Association


PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS PRESENTED:

Fitzgerald, B.J., Pasewark, R.A. Fleisher, S.J. (1974). Responses of an aged population on The Gerontological and Thematic Apperception Tests. Journal of Personality Assessment, 38, 4, 234-235.
Foulkes, D., and Fleisher, S.J. (1974). Thought-sampling in relaxed wakefulness. Sleep, 1974. Second European Congress on Sleep Research, Rome, 142-145.
Foulkes, D., and Fleisher, S.J. (1975). Mental activity in relaxed wakefulness. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 84, 1, 66-75.
Fleisher, S.J. (1977). The relationship of reported level of current drug use to perception of a university environment. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Southern Colleges Personnel Association, Birmingham.
Fleisher, S.J. (1978). Drug use and alienation on a college campus. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the California State Psychological Association, San Francisco.
Fleisher, S.J., Heimiller, M. & Kessler, J. (1979). Comprehensive family service. program for adolescent offenders. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Psychiatric Services for Children, Chicago
Fleisher, S.J., Heimiller, M. & Torres, C., and Radding, S. (1980). Evaluation of a juvenile offense prevention program Paper presented at the annual meeting of the California State Psychological Association, Pasadena.
Fleisher, S.J. and Oldham, R.L. (1980). Evaluation of comprehensive family service program for adolescent offenders, phases II and III. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, Chicago.
Fleisher, S.J. and Cadow, B. (1981). The relationship between youths from single parent families and juvenile delinquency Paper presented at the international symposium on single-parent families, Ber Sheva, Israel.


PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS PRESENTED (CONT‘D):

Fleisher, S.J., Heimiller, M., Fleishman, J., Cadow, B. (1981). Comprehensive family service program for adolescent offenders, phases II and III Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Psychiatric Services for Children, New Orleans.
Fleisher, S.J., and Heimiller, M. (1982). Comprehensive service program for adolescent offenders, phase IV Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Psychiatric Services for Children, San Francisco.
Fleisher, S.J. (1983). Treatment strategies for adolescent offenders. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the California State Psychological Association, San Francisco.
Fleisher, S.J. (1985). A five year follow-up of a juvenile offenders treatment program. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the California State Psychological Association, San Francisco.
Fleisher, S.J. (1986). The effectiveness of delinquency treatment programs. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the California State Psychological Association, San Francisco.
Fleisher, S.J. (1987). The use of Yochelson & Samenow’s Criminal Personality Theory with delinquents Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the California State Psychological Association, Coronado.
Fleisher, S.J. & Jacobs, D. (1987). Effectiveness of psychological services for reducing costs in public service settings: a public policy issue Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the California State Psychological Association, Coronado.
Fleisher, S.J. (1987). Antisocial behavior, school performance and reactions to loss: the value of group counseling and communication skills training. In S.C.Feinstein, (Ed.) Adolescent Psychiatry, Developmental and Clinical Studies (Vol. 14) 546- 555. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
Fleisher, S.J. (1989). A ten year follow-up of a juvenile delinquency treatment program based upon Criminal Personality Theory Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the California State Psychological Association, San Francisco.
Fleisher, S.J. (1994). Evaluation of a judo pre-delinquent community organization program to treat Hispanic immigrant children. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Science. (Vol. 56, 11) 74-84.



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