Dr. Lisa Harris, Ph.D.
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EDUCATION: Ph.D. 1992
B. A. 1985
CLINICAL INTERESTS: Individual and couple adult, older adult, and adolescent psychotherapy; depression and bipolar disorder; relationship issues; divorce therapy; women’s issues; eating disorders; aging and care-giving issues; work stress.
1996 – Present Program Director of Adult
Outpatient Services and Program Coordinator of Older Adult Program. Didi Hirsch Community Mental
– Present Clinical
1992 – 2000 Assistant
Clinical Faculty, California School of Professional Psychology,
Taught Family Systems Theory, Sex Roles and Gender, Couples Therapy, and Intercultural Laboratory.
1992 – 1993 Staff Psychotherapist, UCLA Psychology Clinic. Provided long-term individual and family therapy for adults and children.
– present Part-time
Psychologist, Psychology Intern, EAP Counselor and Emergency Services Staff
Worker. Didi Hirsch Community Mental
1987-1992 Project Coordinator, UCLA Psychology Department. Coordinated research project involving in-home interviews of family members undergoing divorce or separation. Co-authored major paper regarding spouses attributions about divorce. Supervised 10 research assistants.
“The Realization of a Dream: Easing the Transition From a Community
College to the UC System.” Presented workshop at the tenth annual
Third World Counselors’ Association conference at UCLA, 1985.
“Working Through the Maelstrom of Divorce.” Presented workshop at the Los Angeles County Psychological Association annual conference at UCLA, 1993.
“Working Through the Maelstrom of Divorce.” Presented workshop at the California Psychological Association annual conference in San
Francisco, CA, 1994.
“New Roles for Professional Psychologists Working in Divorce”. Presented workshop at the Los Angeles County Psychological Association
Honors And Awards: Dean’s Fund Fellowship. 1986-1987
Graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude with highest honors, UCLA, 1985
Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society member, 1980 – 1981
Chancellor’s Scholarship, 1980.
UCLA Program on
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