Steven Fisher

Steven Fisher | Systemwide Director, Assistant Professor

Research Interests

School-based mental health services; childhood mood, anxiety and behavior disorders; and child maltreatment issues.


Dr. Fisher is an Assistant Professor in the Educational Psychology program within the California School of Education. He also serves as System Director for the Masters of Arts programs in School Psychology and School Counseling as well as the Doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.)in Educational Psychology. He is a licensed clinical psychologist, as well as a credentialed school psychologist. He has over thirty years experience working with children, adolescents, families and school support personnel. He is skilled in assessing individuals with unique needs and successfully facilitating the development and implementation of services and accommodations to increase an individual's potential for academic and workplace success. Additionally, he has extensive experience in program development and school wide change as well as therapeutic intervention for children and families who have been victims of child maltreatment.


  • PsyD - Clinical Psychology, United States International University, 1998
  • Master of Arts - Counseling, San Diego State University
  • Bachelor of Arts - Psychology, San Diego State University
  • Master of Arts - Psychology, United States International University


  • Dr. Fisher teaches classes addressing assessment, law, ethics, human diversity, and professional roles in the Masters of Arts and Doctor of Psychology Educational (School) Psychology Programs. Additionally, he supervises practicum and intern students, as well as Psy. D. dissertations/projects. He continues to develop curriculum for neuropsychology and school-based mental health certificates.



Fisher, S. (2017) The School Psychology Work Force Conundrum: Such a Great Career, So Why the Shortage? CASP Today, Fall 2017

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