- Los Angeles
- Clinical Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Dr. Claudia Owens Shields is the Chair of the Clinical Psy.D. Department here at The Chicago School. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, specializing in Multicultural Community Clinical Psychology, and is a graduate of the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University.
Dr. Shields has taught psychology at the graduate level for 20 years. Prior to coming to The Chicago School, she served as the Director of Clinical Training at Antioch University for 12 years and taught at Pepperdine University for 10 years. Dr. Shields has 28 years of administrative experience, including serving as President and Executive Director at a non-profit organization in Century City. During that time she received commendations from the Mayor of Los Angeles, California's Governor and was named, by the Century City Chamber of Commerce, as a Woman of Achievement.
- Education History
Degree Institution B.S. Business Administration University of Southern California M.A. Multicultural Community Clinical Psychology Calfornia School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University. Ph.D. Multicultural Community Clinical Psychology Calfornia School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University.
Licensed Clinical Psycholgist, CA
- Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise Clinical Psychology / Mental Health DSM/Diagnosis Mood Affective Disorders / Suicide Psychopathology Diversity Multicultural Training Racism Racism and White Privilege Mood Disorders Depression Sexuality/Gender Issues LGBTQ Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Multicultural psychology Violence Bullying Hate/Bias Crimes