Mindy R. Puopolo

Mindy R. Puopolo, PsyD

Professor Emeritus and Senior Adjunct Professor, PsyD Program in Clinical Psychology


Mindy Puopolo, PsyD received her doctorate from Pepperdine University. 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. Dr. Puopolo’s research interests include intimate partner violence, attachment theory, gender and sexuality, sports psychology and peace psychology.


PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University

MEd in Counseling and Rehabilitative Services from Notre Dame College

BS in English Education from Plymouth State University


Clinical psychology, psychodynamic psychotherapy, intimate partner violence, gender and sexuality, peace studies, neuorpsychological assessment, cognitive assessment and personality assessment and attachment theory.