Interim Department Chair
Director, The Forensic Training Institute
- Los Angeles
- Forensic Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Loren M. Hill earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, California. She holds a master's degree in counseling psychology and a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from Antioch University, in Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Hill also serves as Director of The Chicago School's Forensic Training Institute, which offers free or low-cost crisis intervention training; workshops on topics, ranging from post-traumatic stress disorder to substance abuse; mental health counseling; and research services in partnership with local organizations and agencies.
Dr. Hill is involved in developing micro- and macro-assessment tools to assist community-based organizations with documentation and effectiveness measurement.
Her interests focus on positive psychology and trauma.
Dr. Hill's expertise includes addiction; substance abuse and co-occurring disorders; trauma/PTSD, crisis intervention and secondary traumatic stress; inner-city violence; diversity issues; social economic status; and social justice and advocacy.
- Education History
Degree Institution B.A. Liberal Arts Antioch University M.A. Counseling Psychology Antioch University Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Fielding Graduate University
- Professional Memberships
Role Organization Member American Psychological Association Member California Psychological Association Member Los Angeles County Psychological Association Member Psi Chi National Psychological Honor Society Member Society of STEM Women of Color
- Community Involvement
Organization The Grace Hopper STEM Academy, Advisory Board Member International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma Planning Committee National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan (NPEIV) Los Angeles County Child and Adolescent Suicide Review Team
- Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise Addiction/Substance Abuse Co-occurring Disorders Clinical Psychology / Mental Health Addictions Trauma/PTSD Diversity Community Mental Health Diversity Issues Social Economic Status Social Justice and Advocacy PTSD/Trauma Crisis Intervention Secondary Traumatic Stress Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Positive Psychology Violence Inner City Violence