Dr. Stephen Diamond has been a licensed and actively practicing clinician for almost forty years, specializing primarily in existential and psychodynamic psychotherapy or depth psychology. He received his B.A. in 1973 from the State University of New York, his M.A. in 1976 from Santa Clara University, and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Psychological Studies Institute (Palo Alto) in 1982. He was licensed in California by the Board of Behavioral Science in 1977- 2007 (MFT) and by the Board of Medical Quality Assurance (now the Board of Psychology) in 1990. He currently practices as a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist. Dr. Diamond is formerly Assistant Clinical Professor and Training Clinic Director at Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (Palo Alto University), has taught at John F. Kennedy University, the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Argosy University, Loyola Marymount University, and the C.G. Jung Institut-Zurich (Switzerland),  He served for fifteen years as a forensic psychologist for Santa Clara County Superior Court and as a  former member of the Approved Panel of Forensic Psychiatrists and Psychologists for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County (Criminal Division), conducting court-appointed evaluations of criminal defendants on matters of insanity, competency, dangerousness, etc. and providing expert testimony at trials. Dr. Diamond is a member of the American Psychological Association, International Association for Jungian Studies (London),  and serves on the Board of Editors of  the Journal of Humanistic Psychology.  Formerly a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Argosy University in Los Angeles, where he taught graduate-level courses in Ethics, Psychopathology, Basic and Advanced Psychotherapy. Dr. Diamond is a Resident Faculty member in the Department of Graduate Psychology at Ryokan College and served as a clinical supervisor to graduate students at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology's downtown campus and  Westwood Counseling Center. Dr. Diamond currently maintains a private psychotherapy practice near Beverly Hills (see Contact for map).  


"...the patient demands all the resources of the doctor's personality and not technical tricks."--C.G. Jung