Amy G. Mena, Psy.D.
Dr. Mena received her Psy.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology at AIU, LA with an emphasis in Multicultural Community Clinical Psychology. She received her B.A. from the University of California, Irvine in Psychology and Social Behavior. She currently works as a licensed psychologist at Kaiser Permanente, department of Psychiatry. .
Dr. Mena’s previous clinical experience includes: California State University, Fullerton Counseling and Psychological Services Center, postdoctoral fellowship at the UCLA Counseling Center, internship at the California State University, Dominguez Hills Counseling Center, psychological assistantship at Persona Neurobehavior group, internship at Kaiser Permanente Psychiatry Department, and externship at Family Stress Center in North Hills. Dr. Mena has provided individual, couples, and group therapy and has also worked as a behavioral specialist with children with pervasive developmental disorders. Dr. Mena is also a founding member and former Chair of the Latino Student Psychological Association (LSPA) at Alliant International University, Los Angeles.
Her interests include: Autism spectrum disorders, student counseling including retention and academic achievement for first generation university students, trauma treatment, multicultural issues, acculturation, immigration, coping with depression, stress, and anxiety, and Latino mental health issues. Her interest in Latino mental health stem from her wide experiences with underserved populations and a desire to give back to her community.