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Edrick Dorian

Adjunct Faculty
Psychology Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Dorian is a Police Psychologist in the Behavioral Science Services section of the Los Angeles Police Department and a Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He completed an APA-accredited internship at the Department of Veterans Affairs, an APA-accredited postdoctoral fellowship in psychosocial rehabilitation and correctional psychology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Twin Towers Correctional Facility, and a part-time postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral medicine program evaluation at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. Dorian previously served as Director of the AMI/ABLE Integrated Services Program at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. In addition to Pepperdine, he has taught at California State University, Northridge and Moorpark College. Dorian's clinical and scholarly interests include cognitive behavioral therapy, motivation for change, psychological trauma/disaster mental health, behavioral health, the promotion of empirically supported treatments, and clinical supervision. He is a certified affiliate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a member of the American Psychological Association, the American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Service, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.



  • PsyD, Pepperdine University
  • MA, California State University, Northridge
  • BA, California State University, Northridge