Mindy Puopolo, Psy.D.
Director of Graduate Programs in Psychology
Mindy Puopolo, Psy.D. received her doctorate from Pepperdine University and is the Director of Graduate Programs in Psychology at CLU. Dr. Puopolo has held adjunct teaching positions at California State University Northridge where she earned an award as the Distinguished Faculty Member of the Year and at Phillips Graduate Institute where she taught doctoral level cognitive and personality assessment courses. Dr. Puopolo’s research interests include gender and sexuality, peace psychology, cognitive psychology and attachment theory. In addition to teaching, Dr. Puopolo is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in neuropsychological assessment and psychodynamic psychotherapy with an emphasis on object relations theory. Dr. Puopolo maintains a private practice in Ventura County.
Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University M.Ed. in Counseling and Rehabilitative Services from Notre Dame College B.S. in English Education from Pymouth State University
Clinical psychology, psychodynamic psychotherapy, gender and sexuality, peace studies, neuorpsychological assessment, cognitive assessment and personality assessment, intimate partner violence, attachment theory and interpersonal neurobiology.