DEBRA WARNER, PSY.D.
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
Dr. Debra Warner received her Master of Arts and Master of Education in counseling psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College, in New York City. She completed her doctorate in Forensic Psychology from Alliant International University, in Fresno.
She has served as an adjunct professor for several universities and as Lead Faculty for Chapman University's Marriage and Family Therapy program. She is currently a Full Professor for The Chicago School of Professional Psychology's Psy.D. program in Clinical Forensic Psychology. She has also served as Special Assistant to the Dean of Academic Affairs: Diversity and Community Engagement and Lead Faculty for the Forensic Psychology department for the Los Angeles and Irvine campuses.
Her additional professional accomplishments have included working with the Department of Homeland Security, Los Angeles Police Department, C.U.R.E.-A Better Los Angeles, the Department of Defense, the Department of Corrections, and Regional Center. She has served as clinical supervisor relating to human trafficking, trauma, PTSD and multicultural therapeutic techniques in multiple organizations.
COMMUNITY AND PHILANTHROPIC ENDEAVORS
Dr. Warner has been recognized for her community engagement by the Los Angeles City Attorney, Department of Defense, Los Angeles Police Department, and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. In 2013 she earned the distinguished teaching award for Outstanding Public Service Teaching. She is currently a peer reviewer on several academic journals and is part of the Medical Advisory Board for Quality Health.com.
She is on the advisory board for A Better LA and California Psychological Association Ethics Committee. She serves as Grievance Chair and a board member for the California Psychology Internship Counsel.
CONSULTING AND SPEAKING
Since 2015 she has been a regular co-host of the weekly syndicated radio show Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) on Blog Talk Radio with Bill Murray where she leads a question and answer show.
She is an invited consultant involving academic program review and evaluation, both nationally and internationally. She is also an invited speaker pertaining to community gang intervention at the United Nations Geneva Switzerland.
Her trainings for law enforcement and attorneys, related to mental health and the court system, have been presented across the country. In all of her professional endeavors she involves her students for their professional development.
She now focuses her clinical practice on male survivor issues of abuse, violence and trauma.