Company:
Vivian Alvarez, Ph.D., Clinical and Forensic Psychology
Contact:
Vivian Alvarez, PhD

Title:
Clinical and Forensic Psychologist

Address:
12304 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Phone: (310) 473-1210
Email: valvarezphd@gmail.com


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Customer Categories
PSYCHOLOGY / PSYCHIATRY
  • Child / Adolescent
  • General Forensic
  • MEDICINE AND HEALTH
  • Sexual Abuse (Civil/Criminal)
  • PSYCHOLOGY / PSYCHIATRY
  • Emotional Damages
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Child / Adolescent
  • General Forensic
  • MEDICINE AND HEALTH
  • Sexual Abuse (Civil/Criminal)
  • PSYCHOLOGY / PSYCHIATRY
  • Emotional Damages
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Specialties/Services (Area of Expertise)
    Assoc. Clinical Prof, UCLA, Dept Psychology; Spanish speaking; Bi-cultural; Children, adolescents & adults. Psychological trauma (crime, accident, dog bites, fire/explosion); pediatric burns; child sexual abuse; child suggestibility; sexual harassment; wrongful death; loss of parent; immigration.
    Area Served
    California
    Education

    School Attended: Duke University Degree Received: B.S.
    School Attended: UCLA Degree Received: M.A.
    School Attended: UCLA Degree Received: Ph.D.
    Licenses/Credentials
    PhD Psychology, UCLA; Fellow, Am Board Forensic Examiners; Phi Beta Kappa
    Expert Witness Experience
    Over 27 years providing plaintiff and defense psychological expert witness testimony for children, adolescents, and adults. Testified at over 14 trials.
    Previous Positions & Appointments
    Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, 1990-2008
    Assist. and Assoc. Clinical Professor, UCLA Psychology Department, 2009-present;
    Senior Community Mental Health Psychologist and Clinical Psychologist II, LA County Dept. Mental Health, 1987 - 2016
    Publications
    Alvarez, V., & Adelman, H.S. (1986). Overstatements of self-evaluations by students with psychoeducational problems. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 19, 567-571.

    Adelman, H.S., Lusk, R., Alvarez, V., & Acosta, N.K. (1985). Competence of minors to understand, evaluate, and communicate about their psychoeducational problems. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 16, 426-434.

    Honors/Awards
    Phi Beta Kappa;
    Magna Cum Laude, Duke University, 1980
    Professional Societies/Affiliations
    Phi Beta Kappa
    American Psychological Association
    National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
    American College of Forensic Examiners