E.C. Patton

Emily Patton

E.C. Patton |
Assistant Professor, Dir. H2H Research Lab

California School of Professional Psychology
PsyD in Clinical Psychology
Certificate in Clinical Psychology, Doctoral Respecialization
emily.patton@alliant.edu
Professional Interests
Emotional regulation; gender and sexual minorities (GSM; e.g. queer, trans, and gender-expansive identities); therapy modality and therapist-client fit; social justice; central and peripheral psychophysiology. Research interests include the neural processing of emotions, microaggressions, and depression, as well as exploring the way that clinical interventions like mindfulness change the way the brain responds to emotions.
Bio

E.C. Patton, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Heart to Heart Research Lab in the Clinical Psychology PsyD Program at the California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University, Emeryville campus. Dr. Patton is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in California and New York with clinical and research interests in emotion regulation and mindfulness practice. Dr. Patton was trained as an adolescent psychologist in a wide range of evidence-based practices (e.g. CBT, REBT, DBT, psychodynamic therapy), and is often integrative in clinical teaching. Dr. Patton has facilitated outreach, workshops, and training in mental health, emotional competence, and healthy relationships at multiple university campuses, including Barnard College, while completing postdoctoral studies there.

Education
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Date
2016
PhD, Case Western Reserve University, Clinical Psychology (Child & Family Track)
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Date
2013
MA, Case Western Reserve University, Clinical Psychology
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Date
2005
BA, University of California at Berkeley, Psychology (Philosophy Minor)
Courses
Advanced Clinical Seminar
Advanced Clinical Skills - DBT Skills Group Facilitation
Biological Bases of Behavior
History and Systems of Psychology
Introduction to Professional Psychology
Observation and Interviewing
Research Proposal and Design
Honors
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Date
2019
Alliant Educational Fund Seed/Innovation Grant
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Date
2014
Cora Unger Brisky Fellowship in Psychology, Schubert Center for Child Studies, CWRU
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