Dr. Lebovitz




                              Christina K. Lebovitz, Ph.D.
                                           Clinical Psychologist
                                                 CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Contact:       


 

  Office Address:
 

9965 N. 95th Street
Suite 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

    Office Telephone:

(480) 998-2303     

  Office Fax:

(480) 998-3169
    E-mail Address:

cl@thenichollsgroup.com    
  Education:         1982

Texas Tech University 
Lubbock, TX
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

    1972 - 1973 University of Arizona College of Law 
Tucson, AZ

     1972

University of Arizona 
Tucson, AZ
B.A. Psychology

Certification/Licensure:         1984 - Present State of Arizona
Board of Psychologist Examiners
License Certificate #1011

Community Service/ Offices:                      2007 - Present Children's Services Network
Founder and President

      2002 - Present Arizona Psychological Foundation
2005 - Present   President
2002 - 2004       Board of Directors
2002 - 2003       Secretary

     1998 - 2000
 Arizona Psychological Association
1998 - 2000       Secretary
1999 - 2000       School Psychology Collaboration  Task Force Chair

  1997 - 1998 Infant Toddler Mental Health Coalition of Arizona
Founding Board of Directors


Professional Experience:        1989 - Present Independent Practice
Scottsdale, Arizona
Licensed Psychologist
Assessment, therapy and consultation; infants to adults; forensic and agency consultation; mental health training; psychology supervision. Specialty in reprocessing trauma with children and adults (EMDR level II)
    2005 - Present Trainer
Mental Health Training for Counselors
Rehabilitation Services Agency
State of Arizona


    2003 - Present Program Psychologist
Pediatric Oncology
Banner Children's Hospital

    1991 - Present Consultant
Child Protective Services
San Diego Regional Center

    1991 - 2006 Consultant
Children's Rehabilitative Services
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

     2004 Trainer of Trainers
Healthy Steps Program

    1997 - 1999 Southwest Human Development
Good Fit Center
  • Supervising Psychologist, Early Head Start
  • Adjunct faculty, Arizona State University, Department of Psychology
Management Team and supervisor, Good Fit Center (Good Foundations for Families, Infants and Toddlers)
Supervision, mental health program development, community liaison and direct services provided for Early Head Start, a comprehensive program for teen parents and their children (up to the age of 3).  Therapy (individual, family, group), consultation and assessment for parents and children in a home-based program; in-service training for staff; administrative responsibilities.  Also supervision and program development for a multidisciplinary mental  health center for young children (birth to 6) and families.


  1991 - 1996 Child Evaluation Center and Project E.V.A.L.S. (Evaluation Using a Variety of Approaches and Linked Services)
Children's Health Center
St. Joseph's Hospital
Phoenix, AZ
Supervising psychologist for multidisciplinary assessments and technical assistance for students ages 2-21 from school districts throughout central Arizona.

    1987 - 1989 Group Practice
Scottsdale and Phoenix, AZ
Outpatient and inpatient assessment and therapy; children, adolescents, and adults.

    1988 - 1989 Program Psychologist
Adolescent Unit of Charter Hospital
Glendale, AZ
Program development and consultation, group therapy and in-service training for 30-bed inpatient unit of private psychiatric hospital.

    1985 - 1987 Clinical Psychologist
Institue of Behavioral Medicine
Good Samaritan Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ
Outpatient treatment and assessment of children, adolescents and adults; supervision of doctoral candidates in clinical psychology training program.

    1984 - 1985 Clinical Psychologist
CIGNA Healthplan
Phoenix, AZ
Outpatient treatment and assessment of children, adolescents and adults for a health maintenance organization.

    1981- 1984 1984School Psychologist
Alhambra School District
Phoenix, AZ
Evaluations, teacher and parent consultation for students in kindergarten through eight.

  Advocacy:       2000                         Consultant
National Mental Health Association
Report on Private and Public Sector Managed Mental Healthcare for Youths in Arizona: An Analysis of Medical Necessity Definitions and Level-of-Care Criteria.

    1999 - 2000 Committee on Implementation of the Guidelines of the Assessment and Evaluation Implementation Team of the Children's Behavioral Health Inter-Governmental Agency Executive Committee (Arizona)
    1998 Maricopa Community Advisory Council
Arizona Early Intervention Program

    1994 - 1995 Arizona Infant Mental Health Strategic Plan Task Force
1995    Reviewer, Needs Assessment
1995    Screening Subcommittee
1994 - 1995    Consultant     

  Clinical Training:       1979 - 1980 Postdoctoral fellowship in clinical child psychology
University of Texas Medical Branch
Division of Child and Adolescne Psychiatry
Galveston, TX
Administrative assistant in Children's Inpatient Unit. Therapy, assessment, supervision and consultation with children, adolescents and families.

    1978 - 1979                 Internship in Clinical Psychology
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX



  1974 - 1977    

Practicum student in clinical psychology
Texas Tech University
Psychology Clinic
Lubbock, TX
Therapy and assessment experience in Psychology Department teaching clinic and university counseling center. 
   


                                                Professional Society Memberships:
                                                                                    The American Psychological Association
                                                                                    Arizona Psychological Association
                                                                                    Arizona Psychological Foundation
                                                                                    Children's Services Network
                                                                                    Infant Toddler Mental Health Coalition of Arizona
                                                                                    Phi Beta Kappa



                                                                References: Available upon request