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Current Interns

Denise Puerto, M.A.

Denise is a fifth year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Azusa Pacific University.

Education:

  • Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology, Family Psychology – Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California (2015-Present)
  • Dissertation: “Clinical Implications of Pornography Acting as a Disconnect from Physiological and Psychological Intimacy”
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology – Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California (2017)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – Biola University, La Mirada, California (2014)

Theoretical Orientation:

  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Systems Therapy

Areas of Interest:

  • Individual adults and children
  • Crisis and trauma
  • Health psychology
  • Psychodiagnostic assessment

Corby Thompson, M.S.

An Oklahoma native, Corby is pursuing a doctoral degree at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK. (2016-present)
  • Dissertation: “Effects of Therapeutic Alliance Factors on Treatment Completion for Individuals Undergoing Therapy for Post-traumatic Stress.”
  • Master of Science in Counseling Psychology at Southern Nazarene University

Theoretical Orientation:

  • Relational psychodynamic
  • Object relations
  • Humanistic
  • Multicultural
  • Cognitive behavioral

Areas of Interest:

  • Therapy with individual adults and young adults
  • Couples therapy
  • Performance issues
  • Human development
  • Psychological assessment
  • Trauma
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