Faculty Profile


Jodie Lunine Kaplan, MA, MFT

Adjunct Faculty Member

Email: kaplan@callutheran.edu
Phone: (805) 354-5706

Profile

Jodie Lunine Kaplan was licensed as an MFT in 1996 after receiving her masters degree from Pepperdine University and her undergraduate degree from UCLA.  Jodie works for the Ventura County SELPA (Special Education Local Area Plan) as a Social Emotional Services Specialist.  In this position, Jodie provides mental health counseling and behavioral support services to schools in Ventura County including Frontier High School (at risk youth) and schools in the Rio and Oxnard Union High School District. In 2009 and 2010 as part of her SELPA position, Jodie worked with students with Autism at Triton Academy in Camarillo.  Before working at the SELPA, Jodie was employed by Ventura County Behavioral Health (VCBH) for 5 years as an MFT providing services to children at Simi Options and Conejo Options Clinics.  In this position, Jodie also worked for two years at the Phoenix School in Camarillo with elementary aged Emotionally Disturbed children. As a member of the Disaster Mental Health Team for the American Red Cross, Jodie volunteered and provided support and disaster relief for the Alaska Airlines and La Conchita disaster as well as local fires in Ventura County.  Jodie also has a part time private practice in Agoura Hills.

Education

Jodie received her Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from UCLA and her Masters in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University.

Expertise

Jodie has developed an expertise in working with children and adolescents by working for the SELPA and VCBH over the past 13 years.  In private practice, Jodie works with adults and couples and has experience helping clients deals with issues related to anxiety, depression, life transitions, personal growth, and relational issues.

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