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Melodie Schaefer, Psy.D.
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Executive Committee, Chair
Liaison Committee, Chair
At-Large Representative, SoCA

Melodie Schaefer is a licensed, clinical psychologist providing psychotherapy, consultation, education, and training services for over 30 years. Dr. Schaefer serves as current Chair of the California Psychology Internship Council, Advisory Board member of Southern California University and member of the Education and Training Board of the California Psychological Association, also serving as the board’s representative to the California Board of Psychology. She is also the co-founder and clinical director of a private clinic in the Los Angeles county area. She has published and lectured nationally and internationally including on issues pertaining to trauma, substance abuse, the conduct of psychotherapy and professional advocacy for diversity in training and educational opportunities. She has worked in federal, community and private clinical settings and university appointments.