Amanda V. Weatherby, Ph.D.
Amanda graduated cum laude from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. The Clinical Psychology program at Fuller Theological Seminary is accredited by the American Psychological Association.
Her training focused on children and families and young adults from diverse ethnic, financial, and familial backgrounds in Los Angeles and surrounding areas. During her graduate school training, she also led psychoeducational programs in elementary schools in the Pasadena School District. Amanda worked in an APA-accredited internship at the Child Study Center and Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. Further training was in a Postdoctoral position at Oregon Health & Science University, Child Development & Rehabilitation Center in Portland, Oregon participating in clinical treatment of children and families and child and adolescent psychological assessments. Amanda has her license in the State of Washington.
In her work with children, adolescents, young adults, and families, she primarily utilizes a Cognitive-Behavioral therapy approach for individual treatment and a Family Systems approach with families. In working with younger children, play may be used to facilitate parent training such as Parent-Child Interaction therapy. Other Behavioral approaches are utilized to address specific presenting problems including but not limited to, severe behavioral problems, elimination issues, and Autism. She also offers psychological assessments for children, adolescents, and young adults.