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Kathleen Eldridge

Program Director for the Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (Daytime Format)
Psychology Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Dr. Eldridge is a Professor of Psychology and the Director of the Daytime Format MA in Clinical Psychology Program. She is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in psychotherapy research, couple/marital and family therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and mindfulness and acceptance-based practices. She is committed to expanding the intersections of culture and diversity within these areas of psychology to promote sociocultural attunement. She teaches courses in couple and family therapy, techniques of counseling and psychotherapy, and clinical practicum. Dr. Eldridge authors publications on couple therapy, relationship communication, family-based treatment, CBT, and mindfulness treatment, and presents this research at national and international conferences. She serves on the Advisory Council for the local Boys and Girls Club Wellness Center which serves the local community and multiple surrounding communities with mental health, food security, and recovery. She has worked in multiple clinical settings with children, adolescents, college students, adults, couples, and families.




  • PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
  • MA, University of California, Los Angeles
  • BA, University of California, Santa Barbara


  • PSY 626: Psychological Research and Statistics
  • PSY 637: Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • PSY 640: Couple and Family Therapy II
  • PSY 662: Clinical Practicum
  • PSY 734/735: Theories and Techniques of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • PSY 737: Theories and Techniques of Couple and Family Therapy
  • PSY 793-799: Dissertation Supervision