Iverson M. Eicken, Ph.D. Psychologist
California Licensed Psychologist (PSY19750)
Education Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater Oklahoma Aug 2003. APA accredited.
M. Ed. in Community Counseling, Central State University, Edmond Oklahoma 1998
. B.S. in Health Physical Education Recreation.Oklahoma University 1982.
University of California Berkeley 1973-1978(Emphasis: Exercise Physiology). Four year athletic scholarship, captain, 1976 NCAA 3rd place; member, 1975 NCAA championship gymnastics team.
Clinical Experience Private Practice: Petaluma Ca. Current.
Clinical Director, Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency: July 2013 to April 2014 Oversee clinical services throughout the agency Supervise clinical staff, including hiring, performance evaluation, and service provision Promote evidence based intervention, and industry standard curriculum agency wide Train and supervise clinical staff in empirically based and ethical intervention and curriculum
Project Director, Center Point, Inc. Multi-Service Center: November 2010 to June 2013 Lead the outpatient facility through CARF accreditation inspection Oversee (clinical director) for the dual diagnosis outpatient clinic Design and implement treatment protocols for new outpatient services Supervised six clinicians and clerical staff Conduct assessments, and approve admission for residential and outpatient programs Provide and supervise grant funded group and individual therapy Provide supervision for clinicians seeking licensure Represented Center Point on the Adult Drug Court treatment team
Primary Therapist, Milestones Ranch Malibu: August 2009 to November 2010 Full time primary therapist for residential dual diagnosis clinic Provide Individual psychotherapy to dual diagnosed clients Provide Family Therapy and Psycho-education Provide Group Psychotherapy and Group Psycho-educational programs Perform Psychological Testing & Write Synopsis Reports Provide supervision to unlicensed staff members & consultation to others
Private Practice: Santa Monica, California August 2004 to August 2010 Individual, couples, and family treatment Psychological assessment
Consulting Psychologist, Cliffside Malibu: Malibu California August 2007 to August 2009. Provide group psychotherapy at a dual diagnosis recovery center
Consulting Psychologist, The Bella Vita Eating Disorder Clinic: Pasadena, California
August 2004 to August 2007. Provide Individual Psychotherapy to disordered eating clients Provide Family Psychotherapy Facilitate Group Psychotherapy and Psycho-educational programs Facilitate weekly Multi-Family therapy program Evaluate & write Psychological Testing/Assessment Reports Provide supervision to unlicensed staff members
Post Doctorate Psychology Fellow: Counseling Center, University of California, Davis, California September 2003 to August 2004. Passed the EPPP and Ca. Jurisprudence Exam, completed 2000 post-doc supervised hours, and completed all CA educational licensing requirements. Provide individual & couples psychotherapy / counseling to a diverse student population with a wide range of presenting problems Co-facilitated a Multicultural Immersion Program discussion group Created and Co-facilitated a Men’s psychotherapy process group Co-facilitated a Mind/Body Stress Reduction Psycho-educational group Crisis intervention, triage, crisis counseling and intake Coordinated Practicum Counselor Training program and conducted group supervision seminar
Doctoral Psychology Intern; Counseling Center, University of California, Davis, California, September 2002 to August 2003. Provide individual & couples psychotherapy / counseling to a diverse student population with a wide range of presenting problems Conducted group therapy in Social Phobia, Undergraduate General Therapy Group; International Student Adjustment Group Co-facilitated a Multicultural Immersion Program discussion group Crisis intervention, triage, crisis counseling and intake Provided supervision to practicum counselors Conducted outreach services to the campus community Clinical Emphasis areas in Anxiety & Men / Masculinity
Intake Counselor; University Counseling Services; Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, August 2001 to May 2002. Performed initial intake, assessed for crisis issues Triaged and matched clients to counselors; Consulted with counseling staff re: new clients Provided crisis counseling and referral Conducted personal counseling Completed psychosocial reports in order to refer clients to staff psychiatrist Provided outreach services Counseling Services liaison to a dormitory
Practicum Counselor; University Counseling Services; Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma August 2000 – May 2001. Provided personal counseling for a wide variety of presenting problems. Performed personality & diagnostic assessment for clients. Provided career and academic counseling Conducted Crisis and Grief counseling; including services to OSU basket ball team plane crash victims’ family & friends Prepared and delivered outreach services Completed intake interviews and consulted with other professional staff as to appropriate services, and client / counselor match. Created psychosocial reports for client referral to the staff psychiatrist, and consulted with her as to appropriate client treatment.
Practicum Counselor, Stillwater Domestic Violence Services; Stillwater, Oklahoma August 1999- August 2000. Conducted intake interviews for victims and offenders Provided individual (victim and offender), and couple's counseling Supervised Master's level counselor on-site Assisted clients in completing paperwork for Emergency Protective Orders Consulted with parent educator and child advocate regarding psychological issues Provided on-call services for center and shelter Prepared and delivered domestic violence training for the Stillwater Police Department
Practicum Counselor, Cleveland County Youth and Family Services; Norman, Oklahoma September 1998 – April 1999. Conducted intake interviews for families, and adolescents. Provided individual and family counseling. Provided crisis counseling for children staying in the juvenile shelter. Constructed a curriculum guide resource for psycho-educational groups. Facilitated self-esteem, divorce, anger, and friendship Student Assistance Program groups at the local Jr. High School.
Teaching Experience Adjunct Faculty California State University Fullerton Counseling Department Spring 2007 to Fall 2009.
o Student evaluations consistently above the department mean.
Multicultural Immersion Program Discussion Group. U.C. Davis 2003-2004
o Facilitated an undergraduate discussion group designed to explore issues of multiculturalism.
Elected Student Representative to Counseling Psychology faculty meetings.
O.S.U. Teaching Assistant: Dr. Susanne Burks & Dr. Don Boswell, Master Student Clinical Supervision. Spring ‘00 & Fall ‘01
o Individual supervision with 10 masters students. Received supervision of supervision weekly; live & through videotape.
o Participated in group supervision each week.
o Evaluated student progress. and competency; provided feedback to professor.
Guest Lecture: Family Systems, Theory of Counseling Dr. Connie Fox; Fall ’00.
University of Central Oklahoma (U.C.O.) Teaching Assistant: Dr. Jill Scott, Student Supervision: Theory and Techniques of Individual Counseling. Spring ‘99.
U.C.O. Teaching Assistant: Dr. Francis Everett, Student Supervision: Theory and Techniques of Individual Counseling. Fall ‘98.
U.C.O. Teaching Assistant: Dr. Larry Mullins, Individual Testing Wechsler. Spring ‘95.
o Scored WAIS, WISC, and WPPSI protocols.
Turner, J.A., Edwards, L. M., Eicken, I.M., Yokoyama, K., Castro, J., Tran, A. N., Higgins, K.L. (2004 in press) Psychology Interns and Self-Care: Strategies Used and Perceived Effectiveness. Professional Psychology: 2005, Vol. 36, No. 6, 674–680
Turner, J.A., Edwards, L. M., Eicken, I.M., Yokoyama, K., Castro, J., Tran, A. N., Higgins, K.L. (2004 in press) Psychology Interns and Self-Care: Strategies Used and Perceived Effectiveness. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Eicken, I.M. & Boswell, D. L. (2002, August). How Emotional intelligence, alexithymia, universal-Diverse orientation predict gender-role conflict. In O'Neil, J. & Good, G.E. (Co-Chairs) Gender-role conflict research - Empirical studies and 20-year summary. Symposium conducted at the 110th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago Illinois.
Eicken, I.M. (2002) How Emotional intelligence, alexithymia, universal-Diverse orientation predict gender-role conflict. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Oklahoma State University.
Miville, M.L., Eicken, I.M., Boswell, D.L., Armstrong, F., Warner-Simmons, L., & Edwards, K.J. (2002, August). Emotional Intelligence and other measures unaffected by terrorist Attacks. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago Illinois.
Eicken, I.M., Boswell, D.L., Miville, M.L., Graham, M., Eason, A., & Burns, D. (August 2002). Terrorist attacks do not affect gender-role strain or characteristics. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago Illinois.
Campbell, D., & Eicken, I.M. (2002, August). Athletic Team Plane Crash: Response of university counseling services. In Carlozzi, A.F. (Chair) Disaster recovery - Oklahoma City, Texas A&M, OSU, and Ground Zero. Symposium conducted at the 110th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago Illinois.
Eicken, I. M. (1997). Eicken, I. M. (1998). Masculinity Research: History, Future, and Implications for Treatment. Annual meeting of the Oklahoma Psychology Association, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Trauma Informed Treatment: Marin County Training Workshop. May 2013
Treatment: Men & Masculinity Issues: U.S.F. Invited in service training March 2004
Men and Eating Disorders: U.C.D. Student body February 2003
How NOT to help: U.C.C. Resident Assistant training, January 2003
What Men Can Do About Eating Disorder: U.C.D. Open to Student Body,November 2000
Post-modernism and Body Image: Open to O.S.U. Student Body, November, 2000
Group Crisis Intervention: O.S.U. Fraternity. (Lost member to plane crash.) January 2001
Group Crisis Intervention: O.S.U. Women’s Soccer Team (Lost coaches’ husband to plane crash.) January 2001
Relationship Outreach; O.S.U. Iba Dormitory
Study Skills Outreach, O.S.U. Association of Student Engineers
Date Rape & Relationship Outreach: O.S.U. Football team
Domestic Violence; Training for Stillwater Police Department August 2000
Professional Association Membership
American Psychological Association
APA Division 51: Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity
Founding Co-Chair: Division 51 Ad Hoc Committee for Social Activism
APA Division 17: Counseling Psychology
APA Division 48: The Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and Violence
APA Division 29: Psychotherapy
California Psychological Association
Redwood Psychological Association
Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA) 2003 to 2008
Chairman: LACPA Continuing Education Committee 2006 to March 2007
LACPA Board of Directors 2006 to March 2007