Dr. Perl is Associate Professor and Dean of the Clinical Psychology programs. He maintains an independent psychotherapy practice in Berkeley, where he works with adults and adolescents in both brief and long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy. Dr. Perl serves as President-Elect of the Alameda County Psychological Association and is active in the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology. Dr. Perl also served many years on the Board of Directors of the California Psychology Internship Council (CAPIC), and is a former Chair. Prior to joining the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area, Dr. Perl directed clinical training and served on the faculty at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, where he taught and supervised doctoral students. Dr. Perl has broad interests in standards and quality assurance in psychology education and training, clinical competencies, and professional development. Dr. Perl has over a decade of experience assisting students in successfully navigating the internship application and selection process, as well as working with students to plan their clinical training sequence and develop their career goals. Dr. Perl is a graduate of The Wright Institute, and trained at the California Pacific Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, where he served as Chief Intern in the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic. Dr. Perl conducted child assessments for eight years working as a School Psychologist in Marin County, and worked eight years as a medical staff psychologist at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center providing intake and inpatient crisis assessment.