CSPP Alumni Highlights
The California School of Professional Psychology has an extended alumni base spanning the state of California, the United States, and the world. Numbering over 12,000, our alumni are committed to serving their respective communities and advancing the mental health profession. It is no wonder, then that our CSPP alumni become innovative leaders in practice, service, advocacy, research and education.
Cheryl Arutt, PsyD, a 1997 Los Angeles grad, is a regular contributor as a psychological expert on CNN Headline News
and other live television news shows. Click here
for a clip. Teresa Chapa, Ph.D., a 1988 Alameda grad, organized a summit that took place in 2009.
The focus was to develop an official consensus statement on the need for workforce development for serving Latino populations in the US, in the summit titled "Project Adelante: Dialogue and Strategies for Building a Meaningful Mental Health Latino Workforce."
Judy Chu, Ph.D., a 1979 Los Angeles grad, is a congresswoman representing the 32nd District of California. Judy Chu is focused on protecting our working class families and fighting for jobs and the economy, universal health care, improving transportation infrastructure, environmental protection, reproductive rights, and advocating for civil and human rights.
Lindsey Heller, Psy.D., a 2004 San Francisco grad, gets recognition from the APA Monitor's March issue for her LA-based practice called "The Nanny Doctor." Lindsey helps clients navigate the complicated dynamics that can arise between parents, nannies and children.
Michael Tompkins, Ph.D., a 1992 Alameda grad, has published several books! The titles of his books are "My Anxious Mind: A Teen's Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic"and "Digging Out: Helping Your Loved One Manage Clutter, Hoarding, and Compulsive Acquiring"