Violet Oaklander

Oaklander, Violet: - Violet Oaklander has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, a Master of Arts in Psychological Counseling; and a Master of Science in Special Education with emotionally disturbed children. For six years she taught emotionally disturbed children in the Long Beach, CA school district and was in private practice from 1972 until 1999 working with adults, families, adolescents, and children. In 1999 she closed her practice and has devoted her time to training and supervising therapists who work with children and adolescents. She has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of California, Santa Barbara, San Diego, and Santa Cruz and is presently at Pacifica Graduate Institute in California. She has conducted hundreds of workshops in the US and around the world on her approach to working with children, and since 1981 has offered a two-week intensive training program for therapists