The American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | San Francisco Bay Area is located in the beautiful East Bay town of Alameda and is an easy commute from surrounding areas. Our Clinical Psychology master’s and doctoral programs encourage you to consider, evaluate and apply a wide range of theories and associated practices, so that you can better assess and treat the full range of patients you’ll encounter. At our core, we believe in high standards, faculty mentorship, and fostering personal and professional growth through hands-on, supervised experiences in the field.
The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program at American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | San Francisco Bay Area is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation.
We work closely with organizations throughout the Bay Area, California and the US to provide you with hands-on learning opportunities in settings such as
You also have the option to train on-campus in the Argosy Assessment and Intervention Clinic or in our Intensive Clinical Training program, both of which allow you to provide services to the surrounding community while under faculty supervision.
Dr. Ron Valle, instructor, American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | San Francisco Bay Area, recently published The Changing Faces of Therapy: Evolving Perspectives in Clinical Practice and Assessment. The book, edited by Valle, is intended for us by for mental health professionals and addresses the question of how psychotherapists can best help in relieving their clients’ suffering.
Dr. Valle will hold a book signing at Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area on Monday, April 4, from 1:30 pm – 5 pm. The campus is located at 1005 Atlantic Ave, Alameda, CA 94501. To request accommodations in connection with this event, please contact the Student Services office by calling (510) 217-4700.
Valle has served as a professor in behavioral-experimental and existential-phenomenological departments of psychology within major universities. He’s published five books as well as over 40 professional journal articles. He’s also published book chapters in the areas of social, clinical, humanistic, existential-phenomenological, transpersonal, and philosophical psychology.
Following his post-doctoral clinical training, Valle served clinically as a psychologist for over 30 years, specializing in clients with chronic pain and stress-related disorders, and with those facing a life-threatening diagnosis and their families. A long-time practitioner and teacher of meditation, Valle developed the Integrated Therapy Program for Transforming Stress and Pain while director of an outpatient university hospital pain clinic. He is editor of Phenomenological Inquiry: Existential and Transpersonal Dimensions, senior editor of Metaphors of Consciousness, and first author of Opening to Dying and Grieving: A Sacred Journey.
He holds both a Ph.D. and a M.S. in Social Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.A. in Psychology from Carnegie-Mellon University
Additional information about The Changing Faces of Therapy: Evolving Perspectives in Clinical Practice and Assessment is below. The book chapters were all written by current faculty at American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | San Francisco Bay Area
I. Unfolding Perspectives in Assessment
Using Collaborative/Therapeutic Assessment in a Psycho-Educational Context
Christy Hobza, Psy.D. & Heather Macdonald, Psy.D.
Assessing Comorbid Conditions in Children with Complex Trauma: Shedding
Light on a Critical Need
Harmony Satre, Psy.D.
The Evolution of Psychological Testing: Embarking on the Age of Digital
Hadas Pade, Psy.D.
II. Psychotherapeutic Issues and Applications
Psychotherapy with Children with Disabilities and Their Families:
A Developmental Perspective
Megan Carlos, Ph.D. & Ilke Kadioglu, Psy.D.
Intuition in the Room: A Phenomenological Study of Psychotherapists'
Carolyn Vaughan, Psy.D. & Jon Klimo, Ph.D.
Introduction to Neo-Kleinian Psychotherapy with Psychotic Individuals
Roger Karlsson, Ph.D.
The Care and Preservation of Private Experience and Beliefs: On Creating a
Category of Diversity for Those with Non-Ordinary Experiences
Jon Klimo, Ph.D.
III. Expanding the Scope of Clinical Treatment
On Relieving Pain and Suffering: The Integrated Therapy Program for Stress-
Related Disorders and Chronic Pain
Ron Valle, Ph.D.
Ayurvedic Medicine: Applying Ancient Wisdom to Contemporary Health
Nancy Floyd, M.D., Ph.D. & Ron Valle, Ph.D.
Mindfulness as Therapy: How Buddhist Psychology Contributes to Enhancing
Therapist Efficacy and Client Outcomes
Donna Rockwell, Psy.D. & Ron Valle, Ph.D.
Mindfulness-Based Treatment for Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures
Gaston Baslet, M.D., Eric Prensky, Ph.D., & Megan Oser, Ph.D.
The Nature and Treatment Of Addictive Behavior: A Transpersonal Psychology
Mary Mohs, L.V.N., M.A. & Ron Valle, Ph.D.
Grieving, Grief Therapy, and Synchronous Experience: An Expanded View
Invited by Recent Research
Jennifer Hill, Ph.D. & Ron Valle, Ph.D.
IV. Reflections on Selected Clinical Issues
Exploring the Clinical Supervisor/Supervisee Relationship: An Innovative
Application of Attachment Theory
Eugene Dilan, Psy.D. & Eric Prensky, Ph.D.
Applying Neuroscience Knowledge to Therapeutic Intervention
Bong Walsh, Ph.D.
The Importance of Mindfulness Training in Being and Training a "Right-Minded"
Anerien Botha, Psy.D. & Jon Klimo, Ph.D.
Web-Based Intervention for Adolescent Males with Anorexia Nervosa
Tom Wooldridge, Psy.D. & Pauline Lytle, Ph.D.
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