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 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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.
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Allison Aclufi, Ed.D. Allison Aclufi, Ed.D. Dr. Allison Aclufi received her doctorate from the University of Southern California in Educational Psychology. She is a National Board Certified Teacher in Adolescent Science and has worked for the Los Angeles Unified School District for 12 years. Sheteamed with BSCS (Biological Sciences Curriculum Study) and the National Institutes of Health on "The Science of Mental Illness", "Doing Science: The Process of Scientific Inquiry", and "Evolution and Medicine". Dr. Aclufi has served as an Assistant Adjunct Professor at USC, coordinated a school-based psycho-social educational intervention program, taught for LAUSD's District Intern Program, and mentors new teachers as a BTSA (Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment) Support Provider. She has designed and implemented professional development for several local middle and high schools, and served as a Governing Board member for an area STEM school. Her current research focuses on psychological well-being and its effect on physiological health.
As a teacher, as well as a psychologist, Dr. Aclufi is experienced in group (grief, crisis, and alcohol/drugs) and individual therapy (psychotherapy, CBT, mindfulness), and has worked with 12-step programs (AA, CA, NA) for over 20 years. Dr. Aclufi offers evening and weekend hours, and provides sliding scale rates. She is a Registered Psychological Assistant (PSB36497), and can be reached at 310-536-0211 or DrAllison@pacpsy.net.