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Diane A. Suffridge, Ph.D.

Diane A. Suffridge, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Professional Licenses and Memberships

  • Licensed Psychologist, California Board of Psychology, License #PSY10707
  • American Psychological Association
  • California Psychological Association
  • Marin County Psychological Association, President 1999, Board member 1998-2000
  • Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
  • San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group

Educational Background

    • Ph.D., Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • M.A., Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program, Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis North, San Francisco

      Areas of Expertise and Professional Practice

       
      • Private practice of psychotherapy and consultation in Corte Madera 1987-2008; in San Rafael since 2008
      • Childhood trauma
      • Personality disorders
      • Depression and anxiety
      • Life/work balance for women professionals
      • Supervision and training of behavioral health clinicians

      Publications

        • Suffridge, D. (In press).  Entering the behavioral health field: A handbook for new clinicians.  Author.
        • Suffridge, D.  (1991).  Survivors of child maltreatment: Diagnostic formulation and therapeutic process.  Psychotherapy, vol. 28, pp. 67-75.

          Workshop and Symposia Presentations

            • Suffridge, D.  (2014).  Treating Personality Disorders: A Comparison of McWilliams’ Model and Control-Mastery Theory.  San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group, Annual March workshop.
            • Suffridge, D.  (2014).  An Introduction to DSM-5.  Marin County Psychological Association, Continuing Education Workshop.
            • Suffridge, D.  (2013).  Helping Interns with Case Formulation and Treatment Planning.  Community Institute for Psychotherapy, Supervisor Training. 
            • Suffridge, D.  (2013).  Legal and Ethical Issues.  Bay Area Community Resources, Supervisor and Staff Training.
            • Suffridge, D.  (1995).  Transitional Objects and Dissociative Phenomena in Adult Psychotherapy: Learning to Use Blankets and Teddy Bears., Community Institute for Psychotherapy, Seminar for Mental Health Professionals.
            • Suffridge, D.  (1993).  Clinical Treatment Strategies with Borderline & Narcissistic Clients: A Masterson/Control Mastery Dialogue.  Marin County Chapter of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Annual Workshop. 
            • Suffridge, D.  (1991). A Theory-based Treatment Approach for Survivors of Child Abuse and Neglect, American Psychological Association, 99th Annual Convention.

               

              Courses in 2014-2015

              • CP 5200 Introduction to Counseling: Client Centered and Crisis Intervention
              • CP 5237 Psychopathology
              • CP 5294 Fieldwork in Counseling

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