Valerie B. Jordan, PhD

At-Large Representative – Northern California (NoCA)
Membership Committee, Chair
John F. Kennedy University – Pleasant Hill  

Dr. Jordan is currently adjunct faculty at John F. Kennedy University and is editor of The California Psychologist. She has also been a Professor of Psychology at the University of La Verne from 1982 to 2013, and has served as the Program Chair for their APA accredited Psy.D program in Clinical-Community Psychology, as Internship Coordinator for the Psy.D program, and as the founding director and clinical supervisor for the ULV Counseling Center. This range of experience in teaching, clinical and administrative roles has provided her with a broad range of expertise pertaining to doctoral education and clinical training.

Dr. Jordan received her PhD at the City University of New York, completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Wright Institute in Los Angeles, and a certificate in Gerontology from CSU Fullerton. Dr. Jordan has been a California licensed psychologist since 1981 and has maintained a private practice specializing in psychotherapy with adults and older adults. She was a member of the California Psychological Association Ethics Committee and MCEP Committee, and was an expert reviewer for the California Board of Psychology.

Dr. Jordan served on the CAPIC board from 2001 to 2007, and rejoined the board in 2011 because of her commitment to promote CAPIC’s mission as a regional leader for training professional psychologists, and to participate in the conversation concerning the future of clinical training both in California and nationally. She currently serves as Secretary on the CAPIC Board.