PsyD in Clinical Psychology Alumni Award Winners

2018

Kristen Roye, PsyD

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Dr. Kristen Roye received her doctorate of clinical psychology from California Lutheran University and was part of the first cohort to graduate from the PsyD program. During her time at Cal Lutheran she specialized in intimate partner violence and found a passion for attachment theory, which she used in her dissertation: Assessing Adult Attachment Using the California Q-Sort. Dr. Roye is a native resident of Ventura County and has a passion to help those struggling with mental health and substance use in her community and surrounding areas. She has worked in the mental health field for a variety of agencies including Ventura County Behavioral Health, BHC Alhambra Hospital, and Casa Pacifica. She currently works as the Director of Treatment Services for Destinations, where she works with her highly committed team to provide the community, adolescents, and their families: treatment, education, support and a sense of relief.  She recently began working with Cal Lutheran to create a training program for PsyD practicum students.   In addition to Destinations, Dr. Roye also works as a senior adjunct professor at Cal Lutheran and teaches in both the PsyD and Bachelor’s Degree for Professionals Programs.


 2017

Ashley Ribeiro, PsyD

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Ashley Ribeiro, PsyD, BCBA earned her BA in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and completed her Masters and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Cal Lutheran. Her dissertation was titled, Interpersonal Change during Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: An Evidence-Based Case Study. After graduation, Ashley began a post-doctoral fellowship at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. She currently works at UCLA as a postdoctoral scholar and clinical instructor for a pioneering NIH funded autism biomarkers study. In addition to her work at UCLA, she founded her own private business and provides services as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst to young children and adults. She is also an adjunct professor of Psychology at Cal Lutheran. Ashley has satisfied all requirements for clinical psychology licensure in California. 

 

 


2016

Daniel Knauss, PsyD

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Dan Knauss graduated from Cal Lutheran with a BS degree in Psychology, completed the MFT degree at CalLutheran, and then was part of the 2015 graduating class of the PsyD program with a GPA of 3.99. His dissertation was titled, Heterogeneity Amongst Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence: A Typological Approach. He finished his program at an APA accredited doctoral internship at the University of Northern Arizona Campus Health Services and went on work as a staff psychologist at the University of Northern Colorado Counseling Center. He was just awarded a four year psychology fellowship at Austen Riggs Center in advanced psychoanalytic psychotherapy and psychoanalytic studies. This highly respected fellowship accepts only two psychology fellows a year from the entire country. His contributions to the profession have included presentations at various peer-reviewed conferences and educational trainings.

 

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