About Dr. Sharpe
I am a Clinical Psychologist, licensed by the State of California (PSY #16814) and have been in practice since 1994. My experience and clinical training is broad and includes work with many different people in a variety of settings. In addition to private practice, my experience includes:
Adjunct Faculty, Pacifica Graduate Institute
Here, I taught Doctoral level classes in Psychotherapy with Diverse Populations, Body and Mind, and Dissertation Research and Development; I also served as chairperson on dissertation committees.
Dean of Academics, Professional School of Psychology
As Dean, I oversaw all academic activity and developed curricula for doctoral and master's level classes.
Adjunct Faculty, Professional School of Psychology
I taught classes in Cross-Cultural Counseling, Lifespan Development, Psychology and Spirituality, and Personality Theory.
I've worked with pre-licensed and licensed clinicians at the Ventura Veteran’s Center and in my private practice.
As a psychologist, I’ve worked as an expert witness in personal injury and labor law cases, and served on a panel of medical experts for the Social Security Administration.
As a Vocational Expert, I provided testimony in social security, personal injury, divorce, medical malpractice and labor law cases.
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for Injured Workers, Worker’s Compensation
Psychological Evaluator, Veterans Administration
Recreational Therapist, Devereux Foundation
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Professional School of Psychology
Master of Arts Degree in Psychology, Professional School of Psychology
Master of Arts Degree in Education, University of California Santa Barbara
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Combined Social Sciences, University of California Santa Barbara
Dr. Diana Sharpe, Psy.D.