About Us Megan Sullaway, Ph.D. Dr. Megan Sullaway (PSY9947)treats depression, anxiety, and relationship distress. She has worked with victims of crime, including sexual assault and other violent crimes. Her background in health psychology allows her to work with patients experiencing health problems that are exacerbated by stress, and which may benefit from stress management, relaxation training, and behavioral changes.
Dr. Sullaway graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UCSD. She earned her masters and doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology at UCLA, where her research included studying marital adjustment, family coping with chronic illness, and the relationship between marital distress and health.
Dr. Sullaway received the UCLA Distinguished Scholar Award, and was Co-Principal Investigator on a National Institute of Health research grant. She received the California Psychological Association Division of Clinical and Professional Practice Award, and in 2007 she received the Silver Psi Award from the California Psychological Association.
She is a member of the American Psychological Association, and has been involved with both the California and Los Angeles Psychological Associations, most recently the CPA Ethics Committee. You may email Dr. Sullaway at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Edward Dunbar, Ed.D.Dr. Edward Dunbar (PSY12304) specializes in both clinical and consulting activities. His clinical activities include treatment of mood disorders, anxiety, panic disorders, psychological trauma, and cognitive/ neuropsychological assessment. He consults on career transition and has an active assessment practice dealing with workplace disabilities and vocational rehabilitation.
Edward Dunbar received his doctorate in counseling psychology from Columbia University. He holds professional certificates from Georgetown University in Cross-Cultural Training and Harvard University in Adult Education.
Dr. Dunbar is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychology at UCLA. Dr. Dunbar has also been on the faculty at Columbia University and has worked for the Hawaii State Senate.
Dr. Dunbar has published in the areas of psychological assessment, violence assessment, and intergroup relations. In 2001 he received an award from the American Psychological Association for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology in the Public Interest.
Dr. Dunbar consults with government agencies (including the Los Angeles Police Department, and the Los Angeles Unified School District), private industry, and community based organizations. He has created a training program to help school mental health staff intervene with victims of aggression, and has created professional development programs in multicultural education at Teachers College at Columbia University, the Veterans Administration and UCLA.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com.
Laurie Schoellkopf, Psy.D. (PSY15698) treats addictive behaviors including substance use, and internet, gambling, and sexual addiction. She works with anxiety disorders and mood disorders. Dr. Schoellkopf has experience working with interpersonal issues, including marital/partner relationships, divorce and grief. She also enjoys helping people develop better coping skills through mindfulness and strengthening self esteem.
Her treatment orientations include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution-focused Brief Therapy, Humanistic and Brief Psychodynamic Therapy. Techniques utilized can include relaxation training, visual imagery, journaling, music and art therapy techniques.
Dr. Schoellkopf received her B.A. degree from UCLA, and her MA and Psy.D. at Pepperdine University. She was a University of Southern California (USC) Fellow at The Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, where she participated in behavioral research projects with children diagnoses with chronic and/or terminal illness.
Dr. Schoellkopf is the Drug Abuse Program Coordinator with the US Department of Justice at the Federal Correctional Institution, Terminal Island, and serves as the Western Regional Crisis Support Team psychologist for the US Department of Justice. She supervises pre-doctoral psychology interns and is an adjunct Faculty member at Pepperdine University (where she won the 2014 Award for Teaching Excellence).
Dr. Schoellkopf is a member of the American Psychological Association, the California Psychological Association and the Los Angeles Psychological Association. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, and at 310 536 0211 ext. 3.
Leahna Barton, Psy.D (PSY29005) received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Redlands in California and her M.A. and Psy.D. from the Hawaii School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Hawaii. She completed her internship and postdoctoral training with Family Service and Guidance Center in Topeka, KS.
Throughout her training experiences she has worked with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families who have concerns about anxiety, trauma, depression, challenging and oppositional behaviors, life transitions, relationship problems, and beyond. She enjoys working with clients of diverse socio-cultural backgrounds and varied life experiences. She partners with the individual, couple, or family to identify goals, build on their strengths, and provide support in attaining their treatment goals.
Dr. Barton utilizes an integrative approach to growth and healing in therapy within the context of a supportive, accepting, and collaborative therapeutic relationship. She believes the heart of change and transformation emanates from the gift of unwavering and unconditional compassion. Essential to who she is and how she works with others is the value that we are all human and deserve to experience the connection, compassion, and acceptance of one another. In life and in her clinical practice, these are seeds of change she wishes to grow in others.
If you are looking for therapeutic support and professional guidance through a difficult situation or you are just ready for a change of direction in your life, she looks forward to working with you to achieve your goals.
Dr. Barton actively individualizes care using various modalities including but not limited to Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Family Systems Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure Response Prevention Therapy (ERPT), Play Therapy, and Solution-focused Therapy. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Los Angeles County Psychological Association. She may be reached at email@example.com, or 310 536 0211 ext.4.