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Ellen G. Stein, Ph.D. PSY 15085 Clinical & Forensic Psychologist _________________________________________________________________ 3033 Fifth Avenue, Suite 220 San Diego, CA 92103 (619) 595-4005 Steinphd@cox.net Education: 1995

California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Diego, CA Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology Dissertation Title: The Effect of Ethical and Legal Presentations Upon Therapists' Attitudes and Projected Practices of Informed Consent in Clinical Treatment.

1992

California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Diego, CA M.A. in Clinical Psychology

1989

Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, Boston, MA M.S.W. in Clinical Forensic Social Work

1983

Clark University, Worcester, MA B.A. in Psychology, Philosophy, and Women's Studies

Professional Certifications: 2005

American College of Forensic Examiners Institute Certified Forensic Consultant

Academic Experience: 2001 - Present

Alliant International University, San Diego, CA California School of Professional Psychology Adjunct Professor Graduate Courses: Advanced Ethics & Professional Issues, Practicum Supervision and Ethics, Private Practice: The Business of Psychology; Forensic Psychology Consultation Group (supervision of psychological testing and clinical treatment) CEU Courses: Law & Ethics: Risk Management in Clinical Practice; Domestic Violence: Assessment and Treatment Considerations Related Duties: Liaison to graduate Internship and Practicum training sites, development and evaluation of graduate professional training program (Ph.D. & Psy.D. programs), graduate student professional training advisor

2000 - 2002

United States International University, Department of Psychology, San Diego, CA Adjunct Professor Graduate Courses: Professional Ethics and the Law CEU Courses: Law & Ethics: Risk Management in Clinical Practice

1996 - 1999

National University, Department of Psychology, San Diego, CA Adjunct Professor Undergraduate courses: Intro to Psychopathology, Research Methods in Psychology. Graduate courses: Professional Ethics and the Law, Research Methods in Psychology, Psychopathology, and Child/Adolescent Counseling.

1997 - Present

California School of Professional Psychology, Ph.D. Program, San Diego, CA Dissertation Committee Member Advise doctoral candidates in design and analysis of research; provide clinical and theoretical guidance; ongoing consultation.


1997 - 2000

United States International University, Department of Psychology, San Diego, CA Dissertation Committee Member Advise doctoral candidates in design and analysis of research; provide clinical and theoretical guidance; ongoing consultation.

1995 - 1996

National University, Graduate Forensic Sciences Program, San Diego, CA Thesis Committee Member Advise master's level students in the design and statistical analysis of thesis research. Ongoing consultation provided.

1991 - 1992

California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego, CA Teaching Assistant: Advanced Seminar in Social Psychology Assistance with lectures and exercises. Developed and presented pre-examination review lectures. Grading of midterm/final examinations and research papers. Adjunct consultation to students evidencing difficulty with course material, as needed.

Selected Lectures and Seminars: 2008

Metropolitan Detention Center: Los Angeles Law and Ethics: Risk Management in Clinical Practice

2007

Aurora Behavioral Hospital, San Diego, CA Tarasoff and the Duty to Warn: Impact of the CA Appellate Court Ruling

2007

The Relationship Training Institute: San Diego, CA Clinical Considerations in Domestic Violence Treatment: Cultural Diversity

2006

UCSD Transitional Case Management Program: Parole Tarasoff and the Duty to Warn: Updates and Application to Parolees and Inmates

2006

City of San Diego: City Attorney’s Office The Role of Expert Witness Testimony and Evaluation in Domestic Violence

2005

National Lesbian & Gay Law Association: Lavender Law Conference, San Diego, CA The Role of Expert Witness Testimony and Evaluation in Gay/Lesbian Domestic Violence.

2005

Pace Training: California Western School of Law Cultural Considerations in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Violence

2005

San Diego County Bar Association: Probate Bar Testimentary Intent and Credibility in Estate Planning and Litigation

2005

Kern County Mental Health/6th Annual Public Symposium on Race and Diversity Issues Cultural Differences in Treatment with Gay and Lesbian Individuals and Families

2005

Psychiatric Centers at San Diego Law and Ethics: Risk Management in Clinical Practice

2005

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Domestic Violence: Assessment and Treatment

2004

Orange County Health Care Agency Law and Ethics: Risk Management in Clinical Practice

2004

Kern County Mental Health Domestic Violence: Assessment & Treatment

2003

San Diego Psychological Association 2


Getting Familiar with HIPAA

2003

Atascadero State Hospital Domestic Violence: Assessment & Treatment

2003

Orange County Psychological Association Law and Ethics: Risk Management in Clinical Practice

2002

San Diego Psychological Association Establishing and Maintaining a Private Practice

2002

San Diego Office of the Public Defender Training: Domestic Violence and Special Populations

2001

United States International University Law and Ethics: Risk Management in Clinical Practice

2001

Community Research Foundation Recognizing & Establishing Clinical Boundaries in Psychology

2001

San Diego Psychological Association Law and Ethics: Risk Management in Clinical Practice

2000

United States Naval Station, San Diego, CA Law and Ethics: Risk Management in Clinical Practice

2000

United States International University, Department of Psychology Law and Ethics: Risk Management in Clinical Practice

2000

California Association of Batterer’s Intervention Programs Clinical/Cultural Issues in Treating Gay/Lesbian Domestic Violence

1999

California Psychological Association 52nd Annual Conference The California Licensing Exam for Psychologists

1999

Office of Criminal Justice Planning, Chief Probation Officers of CA Conference Domestic Violence: Clinical Considerations with Gay/Lesbian Victims and Defendants

1998

The Fourth International Conference on Children and Domestic Violence, San Diego, CA Cultural Differences in Domestic Violence with Gay and Lesbian Families

1998

California Psychological Association 51st Annual Conference The California Licensing Exam for Psychologists

1997

San Diego State University, Department of Women's Studies Psychology of Women

1997

San Diego Domestic Violence Council, 4th Annual Conference Domestic Violence: Clinical Considerations with Gay/Lesbian Perpetrators

1997

University of San Diego, MFCC Department Clinical Issues in Assessment and Treatment of Gay/Lesbian Patients

1996

California School of Professional Psychology Clinical Issues in Assessment and Treatment of Gay/Lesbian Couples

1996

United States International University, Department of Psychology Informed Consent in Clinical Practice: Legal and Ethical Concerns

1995

San Diego Psychological Association Ethics Roundtable: Informed Consent in the '90's: Considerations for Practice

1995

University of California San Diego, Outpatient Department of Psychiatry Ethics and Clinical Practice: The Provision of Informed Consent

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1995

California School of Professional Psychology Clinical Issues in Assessment and Treatment of Gay/Lesbian Couples

1992

Children's Protective Services: Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Program Clinical Assessment of Perpetrators Using the Multiphasic Sex Inventory

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Selected Articles, Book Chapters and Publications 2005

Ethical considerations in the treatment of sexual offenders Newsletter of the California Network on Sexual Offending

2004

Patient death: Attending to our personal and professional obligations. San Diego Psychologist, Vol 17, No 7 (Sept, 2004).

2000

The California oral licensing exam: Being a good “vignetter”. San Diego Psychologist

Selected Expert Witness Testimony and Civil/Criminal Consultation San Diego City Attorney’s Office, San Diego, CA County of San Diego, Office of the District Attorney, San Diego/Vista, CA San Diego Office of the Public Defender, San Diego, CA San Diego Office of the Alternate Public Defender, San Diego, CA U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, San Diego, CA San Diego County Department of Probation, Ohio St. Offices, San Diego, CA Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, (Jennifer Pizer, Esq.) Los Angeles, CA Nachlis and Fink (Lorie Nachlis, Esq.), San Francisco, CA Wingert, Grebing, Brubaker and Ryan, LLP (Alan Brubaker, Esq.), San Diego, CA Paul Plevin Sullivan and Connaughton (Fred M. Plevin, Esq.), San Diego, CA Grimes and Warwick (Robert L. Grimes, Esq.), San Diego, CA White, Noon & Oliver (Daniel M. White, Esq.; Susan Oliver, Esq.), San Diego, CA Rosenstein Wilson & Dean, (P. Rosenstein, Esq., B. Wilson, Esq., M. Dean, Esq.), San Diego, CA Brierton Jones & Jones, LLP (Gary Jander, Esq.), San Diego, CA Stock Stephens, LLP (Lauri J. Stock, Esq.), San Diego, CA Murchison and Cumming (Scott J. Loeding, Esq.), San Diego, CA Procopio, Corey, Hargreaves & Savitch (M.Hallahan, Esq.), San Diego, CA Law Offices of Mark H. Shafron, Esq., Encino, CA Law Offices of Shelley Taylor Olander, Esq., La Mesa, CA Law Offices of Samuel Kelsall, V, Esq, Carlsbad, CA Law Offices of Nathan Lowe, Esq., San Diego, CA Law Office of Matthew G. English, San Diego, CA Law Office of Jonathan Jordan, San Diego, CA

Clinical Experience: 1997 - Present

Private Practice, San Diego, CA Clinical and Forensic Psychologist Private practice. Individual, couples, and group therapy conceptualized and executed using an interface of psychodynamic theory and cognitive behavioral techniques. Primarily adult and adolescent population with special focus on affective and personality disorders, sexual paraphilia, addictive disorders and family violence trauma. Cultural specialization in Gay/Lesbian clinical issues. Psychodiagnostic testing and forensic assessment. Contracted treatment provider for Immigration and Naturalization Services and U.S. Border Patrol. Litigation consultation in civil and criminal cases (defense or prosecution). Clinical consultation and diversity training. Continuing education training in advanced ethics and professional issues in psychology.

1997 - Present

Association For Advanced Training in Behavioral Sciences, Ventura, CA Primary Instructor: National and CA Psychology License Exams Responsibilities include providing psychology licensure candidates' review courses in preparation for the National and (CA) State Licensing Exams. Areas of specialization include California law and professional ethics, assessment and evaluation, human diversity considerations. National exam lecture areas include: statistics, research design, physiological and developmental 5


psychology, and industrial/organizational psychology. Individual training in written vignette strategies, treatment planning and statistics/research methods.

2007-2008

Sharper Future, Inc., San Diego, CA Designated Clinical Supervisor, Doctoral/Post-Doctoral Intern Program Sharper Future is a multi-site statewide clinic providing forensic and non-forensic mental health services, contracting with Federal and State government agencies. Parolees and Probationers who are convicted of high risk sexual offenses and require ongoing monitoring and treatment, represent the greater focus of this agency, while non-sex offenders are also provided treatment, in the context of conviction for federal and/or state offenses for which treatment has been ordered by the courts. In addition to treatment, Sharper Future provided evaluation and assessment, conducting sex offender and non-sex-offender psychological evaluations for the courts, the Department of Probation and the Department of Parole. Supervision includes individual and group modalities, with a focus on clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and management of this high profile population.

1996 - 1998

Community Research Foundation, Professional Community Services, El Cajon, CA Director, Domestic Violence Treatment Program Responsible for coordination of court-approved treatment program for adjudicated and voluntary perpetrators of domestic violence. Design and modify 52-week clinical curriculum based upon Duluth psychoeducational model. Provide clinical training and supervision to master's and doctoral level interns from a variety of disciplines. Program development and design of expanded clinical services. Represent program on various local committees focused on domestic violence treatment and legislative action. Grant and proposal writing.

1995 - 1998

San Diego State University, Graduate School of Social Work, San Diego, CA Field/Internship Supervisor Responsible for overall clinical supervision of MSW student interns. Assist students in the development of psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and implementation skillbuilding. Facilitate competence in relevant areas of theoretical application, while teaching current clinical considerations within specific treatment populations and cultures.

1995 - 1997

Paul Sussman, Ph.D., Private Practice, San Diego, CA MFCC Intern Private Practice. Individual, couples, and group therapy conceptualized and executed using an interface of psychodynamic theory and cognitive behavioral techniques. Primarily adult and adolescent population with special focus on affective and personality disorders, sexual paraphilia, addictive disorders and family violence trauma. Cultural specialization in African-American, Latino and Gay/Lesbian community members. Psychodiagnostic testing and assessment. Contracted treatment provider for Immigration and Naturalization Services and U.S. Border Patrol.

1995 - 1997

The Alliance of Psychological Healthcare Professionals, Inc., San Diego, CA Associate Responsible for designing and presenting psychoeducational seminars and workshops specific to the needs and interests of the gay, lesbian, and bisexual community. Facilitated group therapy and alternative therapeutic services, specific to anger management, sexual abuse, sexual orientation, and affective disorders. Responsible for co-authoring consumer-oriented booklets advising new patients on informed consent issues regarding psychological services and treatment. Develop and implement marketing strategies.

1995 - 1996

Escondido Youth Encounter Crisis Counseling Services STEPS Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment Program, San Diego, CA Registered Psychologist Supervise and provide clinical treatment for juvenile sex offenders within a day-treatment program model. Responsible for direct service and crisis intervention with twenty male juvenile sex offenders varying in age from latency to early adulthood, and their families. Individual, group, and 6


family treatment modalities applied from a cognitive behavioral framework. Assist program director in the development of in-service trainings for staff and graduate level interns. Administer and interpret psychodiagnostic testing. Responsible for clinical supervision and training of master's-level interns in pre/post degree field work. Participate in local committees focused on treatment of sexual offenders.

1995 - 1996

Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D., Private Practice, San Diego, CA Psychological Assistant Private practice. Individuals, couples, and group therapy conceptualized and executed using interface of psychodynamic theory and cognitive behavioral techniques. Primary adult and adolescent population with special focus on affective and personality disorders, sexual paraphilia, addictive disorders and family violence and trauma. Cultural specialization in African-American, Latino, and Gay/Lesbian community members. Psychodiagnostic testing and assessment. Consultation to San Diego County Probation Department. Contracted treatment provider for Immigration and Naturalization Services and U.S. Border Patrol.

1994 - 1995

The Center for Social Services, San Diego, CA Group Therapist/Supervisor Group treatment provided exclusively for women reporting history of childhood molest or intrafamilial incest. Responsible for supervision and training of master's level interns specifically in providing group psychotherapy. Therapeutic interventions provided from a cognitive behavioral perspective with an emphasis on interpersonal skill-building, enhancement of sense of self, and improved social adjustment where trauma is successfully integrated as a part of self rather than a guiding force which drives the self.

1993 - 1995

Darlene P. Hoyt, Ph.D., Private Practice, San Diego, CA Psychological Assistant Private practice. Individuals, couples , and group therapy conceptualized and executed using interface of psychodynamic theory and cognitive behavioral techniques. Primarily adult and adolescent population with special focus on affective and personality disorders, sexual paraphilia, addictive disorders and family violence and trauma. Cultural specialization in African-American, Latino, and Gay/Lesbian community members. Psychodiagnostic testing and assessment. Consultation to San Diego County Probation Department. Contracted treatment provider for Immigration and Naturalization Services and U.S. Border Patrol.

1992 - 1993

Metropolitan Correctional Center Psychology Dept., San Diego, CA Pre-Doctoral Psychology Intern Clinical assessment and short-term treatment with Federal pre and post trial defendants, both male and female. Consultation to U.S. District Court, Southern District of CA, providing pre-sentence evaluations and psychodiagnostic assessment to assess mental competency and criminal responsibility. Provided individual and group psychotherapy focused on adjustment and personality disorders as well as dual diagnosis of inmate population. Consultation to medical and correctional staff, providing clinical assessment and management recommendations.

1991 - 1993

Richard C. Reed, Ed.D., Private Practice, San Diego, CA Psychological Assistant/MFCC Intern Private practice. Individuals, couples, and group therapy conceptualized and executed using interface of psychodynamic theory and cognitive behavioral techniques. Primarily adult and adolescent population with special focus on affective and personality disorders, sexual paraphilia, addictive disorders and family violence and trauma. Cultural specialization in African-American, Latino, and Gay/Lesbian community members. Psychodiagnostic testing and assessment. Consultation to San Diego County Probation Department, as a treatment provider for sexually aggressive incest and molest perpetrators.

1991 - 1992

Children's Protective Services (now Children's Service Bureau) Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Program, San Diego, CA Pre-Doctoral Psychology Intern 7


Clinical assessment and treatment with families and individuals (adults and children) who have experienced or perpetrated intrafamilial sexual abuse. Consultation to social workers, and courts, providing diagnostic assessment and treatment recommendations. Individual, couples, and family therapy. Responsible for development and presentation of educational interactive lectures on topics related to family violence, as part of treatment team for Parents United (Safe Paths), offering psychoeducational and clinical services to families/individuals affected by sexual abuse/violence.

1989 - 1990

Basic Health Management Forensic Mental Health Services, Worcester, MA Licensed Clinical Forensic Social Worker Clinical assessment and treatment of Worcester County Jail and House of Correction inmates. Consultation to District Superior Courts, providing diagnostic assessment and treatment recommendations for pre-trial defendants, through psychological reports and on-site court consultation. Evaluation of probationers for court ordered aid to sentencing. Individual psychotherapy and crisis intervention assessments. Training of and consultation to correctional officers, court officers, and related staff.

1989 - 1990

Personal Resources, Inc., Worcester, MA Licensed Clinical Forensic Social Worker Fee for service private practice. Provided forensic consultation to the Massachusetts Department of Social Services, county-wide district courts, and private patients. Assessment and treatment (individual, group, family) of incest perpetrators and pedophiles. Conducted court-ordered evaluations of pre and post adjudicated offenders. Evaluative focus on recidivism risk, mental status, psychological functioning, parenting skills, and overall recommendations for treatment.

1987 - 1989

Goldberg Medical Associates, Salem, MA Forensic Social Work Intern Brief and long-term, individual and group psychotherapy, initial intake interviews, and crisis intervention with male inmates in medium security state prison facilities. Special focus on perpetrators and victims of sexual violence. Adult male population with a variety of diagnoses. Monitoring of psychotropic medication. Provided consultation to the correctional staff.

1986 - 1987

Women's Resources, Inc., Fitchburg, MA Coordinator: Domestic Violence Counseling Outreach Services Responsible for development and overall administration of new satellite office in Clinton, MA. Provided short-term, crisis intervention and group therapy to victims of domestic violence. Responsible for monthly status and statistical reports to agency board. Represented agency in state coalition of domestic violence program providers. Developed and presented community seminars on domestic violence. Supervised part-time and volunteer staff.

1984 - 1986

Boston YWCA Women's Protective Services, Domestic Violence Unit, Natick, MA Domestic Violence Counselor/Volunteer Coordinator Crisis intervention and short-term therapy for victims of domestic violence. Development and administration of various services, including medical and legal advocacy programs and support groups. Provided individual and group treatment. Responsible for record keeping and monthly statistical reports. Represented agency in state-wide domestic violence coalition.

1982 - 1984

The Worcester Rape Crisis Program, Worcester, MA Rape Crisis Counselor/Legal Advocate Crisis intervention and short-term therapy provided to adults and minors requesting sexual assault services. Responsible for providing legal and medical advocacy. Developed and presented community seminars on rape awareness and prevention. Responsible for screening and training of 8


new volunteers.

Professional Appointments/Positions 1998 - Present

San Diego County Department of Health Board Member, Domestic Violence Fatality Review Committee

2001 - 2002

San Diego Department of Probation Board Member, DVRP Treatment, Evaluation and Monitoring Committee

1997 - 2002

San Diego Domestic Violence Council Board Member

2001 - 2001

California Psychological Association MCEP Accrediting Agency Reviewer, Continuing Education Applications

1998 - 2000

San Diego Domestic Violence Council Chair, Treatment and Intervention Committee

Professional Affiliations: 2005- Present 2005 – Present 2005 – Present 1995 - Present 1990 - Present 1990 - Present 1990 - Present 1985 - 2002 1996 - 1999 1996 - 1999 1993 - 1999 1993 - 1998 1993 - 1998 1987 - 1991

APA Division 41, American Psychology - Law Psychology National Lesbian and Gay Law Association American College of Forensic Examiners California Association of Marriage, Family, and Child Therapists (CAMFT) American Psychological Association California Psychological Association San Diego Psychological Association Association for Women in Psychology California Network on Sexual Offending San Diego Network on Public Offending APA Division 12, Clinical Psychology APA Division 8, Society for Personality and Social Psychology APA Division 41, American Psychology - Law Psychology National Association of Social Workers

Licensing & Registration: 1997 - Present 1991 - 1997 1995 - 1996 1994 - 1995

Licensed Psychologist, California, PSY 15085 Marriage, Family & Child Counselor Intern, California, IMF#19684 Psychological Assistant, California, PSB 22923 Psychological Assistant, California, PSB 21961 9


1989 - 1990

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Massachusetts, Lic.#22301729

-References Available Upon Request-

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