About Us Megan Sullaway, Ph.D. Dr. Megan Sullaway (PSY9947)treats depression, anxiety, and relationship distress. She has worked with victims of crime, including sexual assault and other violent crimes. Her background in health psychology allows her to work with patients experiencing health problems that are exacerbated by stress, and which may benefit from stress management, relaxation training, and behavioral changes.
Dr. Sullaway graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UCSD. She earned her masters and doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology at UCLA, where her research included studying marital adjustment, family coping with chronic illness, and the relationship between marital distress and health.
Dr. Sullaway received the UCLA Distinguished Scholar Award, and was Co-Principal Investigator on a National Institute of Health research grant. She received the California Psychological Association Division of Clinical and Professional Practice Award, and in 2007 she received the Silver Psi Award from the California Psychological Association.
She is a member of the American Psychological Association, and has been involved with both the California and Los Angeles Psychological Associations, most recently the CPA Ethics Committee. You may email Dr. Sullaway at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edward Dunbar, Ed.D. Dr. Edward Dunbar (PSY12304) specializes in both clinical and consulting activities. His clinical activities include treatment of mood disorders, anxiety, panic disorders, psychological trauma, and cognitive/ neuropsychological assessment. He consults on career transition and has an active assessment practice dealing with workplace disabilities and vocational rehabilitation.
Edward Dunbar received his doctorate in counseling psychology from Columbia University. He holds professional certificates from Georgetown University in Cross-Cultural Training and Harvard University in Adult Education.
Dr. Dunbar is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychology at UCLA. Dr. Dunbar has also been on the faculty at Columbia University and has worked for the Hawaii State Senate.
Dr. Dunbar has published in the areas of psychological assessment, violence assessment, and intergroup relations. In 2001 he received an award from the American Psychological Association for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology in the Public Interest.
Dr. Dunbar consults with government agencies (including the Los Angeles Police Department, and the Los Angeles Unified School District), private industry, and community based organizations. He has created a training program to help school mental health staff intervene with victims of aggression, and has created professional development programs in multicultural education at Teachers College at Columbia University, the Veterans Administration and UCLA.
He can be reached at email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Laurie Schoellkopf, Psy.D. (PSY15698) treats addictive behaviors including substance use, and internet, gambling, and sexual addiction. She works with anxiety disorders and mood disorders. Dr. Schoellkopf has experience working with interpersonal issues, including marital/partner relationships, divorce and grief. She also enjoys helping people develop better coping skills through mindfulness and strengthening self esteem.
Her treatment orientations include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution-focused Brief Therapy, Humanistic and Brief Psychodynamic Therapy. Techniques utilized can include relaxation training, visual imagery, journaling, music and art therapy techniques.
Dr. Schoellkopf received her B.A. degree from UCLA, and her MA and Psy.D. at Pepperdine University. She was a University of Southern California (USC) Fellow at The Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, where she participated in behavioral research projects with children diagnoses with chronic and/or terminal illness.
Dr. Schoellkopf is the Drug Abuse Program Coordinator with the US Department of Justice at the Federal Correctional Institution, Terminal Island, and serves as the Western Regional Crisis Support Team psychologist for the US Department of Justice. She supervises pre-doctoral psychology interns and is an adjunct Faculty member at Pepperdine University (where she won the 2014 Award for Teaching Excellence).
Dr. Schoellkopf is a member of the American Psychological Association, the California Psychological Association and the Los Angeles Psychological Association. She may be reached at email@example.com, and at 310 536 0211 ext. 3.
Desirée A. Crèvecoeur-MacPhail, Ph.D. Dr. Crèvecoeur-MacPhail received her doctorate from Claremont Graduate University in social psychology and master's degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University. She has worked in program evaluation for over 20 years with various institutions examining areas as diverse as substance use disorder treatment, “housing first” programs, anti-hate violence/anti-discrimination educational interventions in high schools and student satisfaction with graduate school.
For 18 years, she has worked as a research psychologist at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP) examining treatment engagement, retention and performance management. She is the author of over 24 papers and book chapters on topics including the treatment system in Los Angeles County, the impact of withdrawal on the body, how substance use affects the brain, medication-assisted treatment, methamphetamine use in the American Indian and Latino communities, substance use disorder treatment effectiveness, and health disparities. Dr. Crèvecoeur-MacPhail has worked with OPCC (formerly Ocean Park Community Center) and the CLARE Foundation as an external evaluator for SAMHSA grants, and collaborated with federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) to assess and improve treatment integration. She has extensive experience in health research, including quantitative and qualitative methods and outcomes measurement.
In addition to her research, Dr. Crèvecoeur-MacPhail has taught at a number of colleges and universities including UCLA, California State University Dominguez Hills, Chapman University and Claremont Graduate University.