Debra Bekerian

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Debra Bekerian |
Professor & Academic Director

California School of Professional Psychology
PhD in Clinical Psychology
dbekerian@alliant.edu
Professional Interests
Adult and child event memory (qualitative/quantitative paradigms); child development, including impact of abuse on development and attachment; cognitive models of trauma; applied psychology.
Bio

Dr. Bekerian received her PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. Upon graduating she worked for the Medical Research Council's Applied Psychology Unit, Cambridge, UK, where she was a senior research scientist on applied memory and trauma projects. She then worked for the University of East London, as a Reader in the School of Psychology. While in the UK she received training as a gestalt practitioner, and is currently licensed under the UK Health and Care Professions Council.

Education
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1978
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1978
Courses
Basic Foundations of Clinical Diagnosis and Intervention
PsyD Proposal Development
Group Psychotherapy
Supervision Seminar
Publications
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2006

Bekerian, D.A. (2006). Libraries: Linking the Past to the Future. Big C . Beijing, China
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2005

Stokes, D., Dritschel, B. & Bekerian, D.A. (2005). The effect of burn injury on adolescents autobiographical memory. Behaviour Research and Therapy'
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2005

Bekerian, D. A. & Levey, A. B. (2005). Applied Psychology: Integrating theory and practice. Oxford, Eng: Oxford University Press
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