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Brian Betz

Adjunct Faculty
Education Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Biography

Dr. Brian Betz is a clinical psychologist who has been licensed to practice in the state of California since 1998. He earned his master's and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology, with an emphasis in neuropsychology, from Louisiana State University. He went on to complete a two-year fellowship in neuropsychology at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital.

Betz is the former chief of the neuropsychology consultation and liaison service at Twin Towers Correctional Facility, a division of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. He held a faculty appointment in the department of neurology at the USC Keck School of Medicine from 2000 to 2002, during which time he served as the chief neuropsychologist for the Geriatric Neurobehavior and Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at USC.

Betz is currently a neuropsychologist with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. He has been an adjunct faculty member at the Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology for the past nine years.

Education

  • PhD, Louisiana State University
  • MA, Louisiana State University
  • BA, California State University, San Diego

Courses

  • Physiological Psychology
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Principles and Theories of Learning
  • Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice