Lori A Schur

Lori A Schur, PhD

Stabilization​ ​Program​ ​for​ ​Patients​ ​with​ ​Eating​ ​Disorders​ ​in​ ​the​ ​role​ ​of​ ​Clinical​ ​Training​ ​Director

Dr. Schur is a licensed psychologist and registered nurse.  She has over 25 years experience in the assessment and treatment of adolescents and adults in inpatient and outpatient medical, psychiatric and mental health care settings. She specializes in the treatment of eating disorders.  Dr. Schur is on the medical staff at Torrance Memorial Medical Center in Torrance California and is the Clinical Training Director for the Eating Disorders Medical Stabilization Program. She has trained dozens of clinicians and worked intensely with a multidisciplinary staff team to build competencies in treating a broad spectrum of psychiatric and psychological disorders.  She developed and implemented an APPIC-approved pre-doctoral internship program at The Bella Vita, Eating Disorders Treatment Program. The comprehensive curriculum she created encompassed key competency areas spanning intrapersonal, systemic, and medical aspects of psychiatric and psychological disorders.


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University of Southern California, Department of Education, Los Angeles, CA

Dissertation: Dieting Behaviors in a Community Sample: Associations with Depression, Drug Use, Health and Personality Revealed through Latent Variable Methods

Committee Chair: Michael Newcomb, PhD

 Doctorate of Counseling Psychology (APA accredited program)                                                       1993

University of Southern California, Department of Education, Los Angeles, CA

Master’s Degree in Education (Counseling Psychology)                                                              1989

Thesis: Family Dynamics in Patients with Anorexia Nervosa  Supervisor: Michael, Newcomb, PhD

College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

Bachelor of Arts in Nursing                                                                                                          1981