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License by  The State of California: 
Psychologist  Lic. No. PSY 17729 
(Licensed since October 2001)


Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology


Clinical Psychologist - Private Practice

10/2001 - Present  | Santa Monica, CA

I provide psychological assessment, diagnosis, and psychotherapeutic treatment to adults and adolescents.

Staff Psychologist - Resolutions Treatment Services

9/2021 – Present | Santa Monica, CA

I provide individual and group psychotherapy to adults receiving intensive outpatient treatment.

Staff Therapist - Camden Center

1/2019 – Present | Los Angeles, CA

I provide individual and group psychotherapy to adults receiving intensive outpatient treatment.

Staff Psychologist - Bridges to Recovery

4/2010 – 8/2021 | Los Angeles, CA

My primary role at Bridges to Recovery was to provide individual psychotherapy (4-5 sessions per week) as the coordinator of a clinical team that delivered therapeutic services to adult inpatients receiving intensive residential treatment. I also conducted couples therapy, family therapy, group psychotherapy, and psychodiagnostic evaluations. 

Supervising Psychologist / Program Coordinator - Saint John's – Child and Family Development Center

1/2007 – 7/2010 | Santa Monica, CA

I provided, and supervised, outpatient services to families with children having severe emotional and behavioral problems. Services included individual, group and family treatment, Clinical Assessments, and Psychodiagnostic Evaluations. I also Coordinated the Psychodiagnostic activities of the CFDC's Clinic for Learning and Attention Disorders (CLAD) including supervision of clinicians, recruitment, program development, training, community outreach, and outcome monitoring (11/07 to 4/10).

Adjunct Professor - Argosy University

6/2007 - 8/2008 | Santa Monica, CA

I provided classroom instruction to Masters Level Students covering the topics of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, and Child and Adolescent Development.

Clinical Consultant - Dubnoff Center for Child Development

8/2007 - 12/2007 | Burbank, CA

I conducted Psychodiagnostic Assessments of Children and Adolescents.

Supervising Psychologist / Program Manager - 

Child and Family Guidance Center

10/2001 - 11/2007 | Northridge, CA

Outpatient assessment, diagnosis, and psychotherapeutic treatment of severely emotionally disturbed children, adolescents, and their families.  Supervision of unlicensed clinical staff.  Conducted Psychodiagnostic Evaluations. Oversight of Clinic Operations, Program Development, Staffing, and Case Assignment.

Psychology Fellow / Registered Psychologist -
Reiss-Davis Child Study Center

9/1999 - 9/2001 | Los Angeles, CA

Primary Supervisor: James Incorvaia, Ph.D.
Secondary Supervisors: Anahita Naficy, Ph.D.; & Janet Ciriello, Ed.D.

Psychological assessment and psychotherapy with outpatient Children, Adolescents, & Families. Neurofeedback with ADHD children and adolescents

Psychology Intern / Psychological Assistant - 
Wright Institute Los Angeles

10/1997 - 9/1999 | Los Angeles, CA

Clinical Supervisors: Paulene Popek, Ph.D. / Allen Yasser, Ph.D.
Ann-Marie Kelly, Ph.D.; Susan Mendenhall, Psy.D. / Carl Hoppe, Ph.D.

Psychotherapy with outpatient adults.

Psychological Assistant - Sharon Sterne, Ph.D.

8/1996 - 9/2001 | Los Angeles, CA

Clinical assessments and psychotherapy with adults and adolescents.

Psychology Extern - The H.E.L.P. Group

Los Angeles Center for Therapy & Education

9/1996 - 9/1997 | Sherman Oaks, CA

Clinical Supervisor: Ilene Bell, Ph.D. / Bethany Gauverau, LCSW
Diagnostic, therapeutic, and educational services to children, adolescents, young adults, and families with special needs. Individual, group, and family psychotherapy. Crisis management, psycho-education, psychological assessment.

Psychology Extern - Pepperdine University

Psychological and Educational Clinic

1/1996 - 8/1996 | Culver City, CA

Clinical Supervisor: Bruce Gordon, Ph.D.
Individual psychotherapy and psychological assessment

Psychological Assessment Clerk - Los Angeles County Hospital

University of Southern California

1/1996 - 9/1996 | Los Angeles, CA

Clinical Supervisor: Mike Ward, Ph.D.
Psychological assessments of adult psychiatric inpatients.t

Psychology Extern - Maple Counseling Center

1/1995 - 12/1995 | Beverly Hills, CA

Clinical Supervisor: Steven Graubard, Ph.D. / Linda Grayson, Ph.D.
Individual Supervisor: Roberta Falke, Ph.D.

Adult psychotherapy

Psychology Intern - Verdugo Mental Health Center

Drug Free Program

9/1993 - 9/1994 | Glendale, CA

Supervisor: Jane Maki, MFCC
Individual psychotherapy and Intake assessment with dual diagnosis patients.

Research Assistant - University wide AIDS Research Project:
Needle sharing practices in adolescents

9/1992 - 9/1994 | Los Angeles, CA

Children's Hospital Los Angeles - Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Research
Principal Investigator: Michele Kipke Ph.D.
Administrative assistant, literature review, instrument development, data collection, data analysis.

Substance Abuse Treatment Specialist

9/1991 - 9/1992 | Los Angeles, CA

Children's Hospital Los Angeles - Division of Adolescent Medicine, Substance Abuse Treatment Program

Outpatient substance abuse treatment; assessment interview; drug testing, individual, family, and group counseling; psycho-education

Caseworker / Substance Abuse Counselor - 

Los Angeles Youth Network

2/1989 - 9/1991 | Los Angeles, CA

Interview assessments; case management; emergency assistance; individual, family and group counseling; individual and group drug counseling; outreach; health education

Masters Project

Strang, E.L. (1999

Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education and Psychology.

Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Dysthymic Disorder.

Strang, E.L. (1994).

Unpublished masters project, California State University Northridge.

Trainings and Presentations

February 8th 2006

Saint Johns Hospital, Child and Family Development Center, Santa Monica California

Diagnosing ADHD in Children and Adolescents

October 8th 2008

Saint John’s Health Center, Child & Family Development Center, Santa Monica California

Treating ADHD in Children and Adolescents

November 11th 2008

Saint John’s Health Center, Child & Family Development Center, Santa Monica California

Interpersonal Therapy for Depressed Adolescents: An overview

November 11th 2009

Saint John’s Health Center, Child & Family Development Center, Santa Monica California

Multisystemic Techniques in the Treatment of Residential Adolescents

November 15th 2006

Rancho San Antonio, Residential Treatment Facility, Chatsworth California

Parent-Centered Treatment of Childhood Bipolar Disorder

April 27th 2007

Argosy University, Santa Monica California

Professional Affiliations

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