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Kathleen Eldridge

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


Dr. Eldridge 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, and helped form the Antiracism Collective of psychology division faculty. She teaches courses in couple and family therapy, techniques of counseling and psychotherapy, and clinical practicum. Dr. Eldridge authors publications on couple therapy and relationship communication, and presents the results of this research at national and international conferences. She partners with the local community to help evaluate federally-funded service projects addressing Woolsey fire trauma and social justice. She has worked in multiple clinical settings with diverse populations comprised of 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