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Psychological Sciences

Dr. Clare Steffen NTT Assistant Professor of Psychology

Office: Todd 322
Phone: (503) 838-8504
Fax: (503)838-8618
E-mail address: steffenc@wou.edu


University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Ed.D., Counseling Educational Psychology

December 1987

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

M.S. Therapeutic Recreation

December 1983

Saint Xavier College, Chicago, IL

B.A., Education

June 1977

Trinity College of Natural Health

N.D. Doctor of Naturopathy

Certified Natural Health Professional

Master Herbalist

June, 2001

Professional Experience

2012 - present

Assistant Professor, Western Oregon University

2009 - present

University of Oregon: Eugene

Online SAPP Adjunct Instructor

2002 - present

Clinical Psychologist

Self-employed, Auburn, CA

2010 - 2011

Consultant/Vendor: Vet Center

Citrus Heights, CA

2004 - present

Court Appointed Child Custody Evaluator

Superior Court of California: County of Placer, Nevada, Sonoma, Monterey, Fresno &

Sacramento, Office of Family Court Services

2005 - 2006

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Veterans Administration: Sierra Foothills Outpatient Clinic

2003 - 2005


Alliant International University

2004 - 2005

Instructor/ Curriculum Development

Chico State University

2003 - 2004


Drake University, Skylight Professional Development


Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Veterans Administration: Sierra Foothills Outpatient Clinic

2002 - 2004

Behavior Therapist

Chapa-De Behavioral Health Department

1991 - 2002

Clinical Psychologist

Self-employed, Chicago, New Lenox & Joliet, IL

Courses Taught

Abnormal Psychology

Developmental Psychology

East Meets West:  In Substance Misuse Recovery

Domestic Violence

Healthy Relationships

Shame, Secrecy, and Addiction

Anxiety, Addiction, and Resiliency

The Social and Psych-Biology of Aging

The Psychology of Aging (State required course in CA)

Inclusion in the Classroom

Group Counseling and Psychotherapy Techniques

Introduction to Psychopathology

Credentials & Certifications

Licensed Psychologist –Oregon/California

Licensed Clinical Psychologist-Illinois

Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor II- Oregon/ California

Internationally and Nationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology

Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)

Certificate of Professional Qualifications in Psychology (CPQ)

Interjurisdictional Practice Certificate (ASPPB)

National Certified Counselor (NCC)

Professional Membership in the California Psychological Association

State of California (provisional)/Illinois Teaching Credential (Elementary K-9)

California Community Colleges: Subject Matter Area: Public Services and Administration

California Community Colleges: Subject Matter Area: Special Education (Handicapped)

Honors & Awards

2002 - Bereaved Parents Community Service Award

1986 - Gerontology Award; Beverly Enterprises

1976 - Distinguished Student Service Award; Saint Xavier College

Professional Memberships

California Psychological Association (CPA)

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) and CA Chapter

American Association of Practicing Psychologists (AAPP)


Psychological Sciences (503) 838-8344 | or e-mail: kunzel@wou.edu

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