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Dr. Clare Steffen NTT Assistant Professor of Psychology

Office: Todd 322
Phone: (503) 838-8504
Fax: (503)838-8618
E-mail address:





University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Ed.D., Counseling Educational Psychology

December 1987


San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

M.S. Therapeutic Recreation

December 1983


Saint Xavier College, Chicago, IL

B.A., Education

June 1977


Trinity College of Natural Health

N.D. Doctor of Naturopathy


Certified Natural Health Professional

Master Herbalist

June, 2001



Professional Experience


2012 - present

Assistant Professor, Western Oregon University


2009 - present

University of Oregon: Eugene

Online SAPP Adjunct Instructor


2002 - present

Clinical Psychologist

Self-employed, Auburn, CA


2010 - 2011

Consultant/Vendor: Vet Center

Citrus Heights, CA


2004 - present

Court Appointed Child Custody Evaluator

Superior Court of California: County of Placer, Nevada, Sonoma, Monterey, Fresno &

Sacramento, Office of Family Court Services


2005 - 2006

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Veterans Administration: Sierra Foothills Outpatient Clinic


2003 - 2005


Alliant International University


2004 - 2005

Instructor/ Curriculum Development

Chico State University


2003 - 2004


Drake University, Skylight Professional Development



Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Veterans Administration: Sierra Foothills Outpatient Clinic


2002 - 2004

Behavior Therapist

Chapa-De Behavioral Health Department


1991 - 2002

Clinical Psychologist

Self-employed, Chicago, New Lenox & Joliet, IL



Courses Taught


Abnormal Psychology

Developmental Psychology

East Meets West:  In Substance Misuse Recovery

Domestic Violence

Healthy Relationships

Shame, Secrecy, and Addiction

Anxiety, Addiction, and Resiliency

The Social and Psych-Biology of Aging

The Psychology of Aging (State required course in CA)

Inclusion in the Classroom

Group Counseling and Psychotherapy Techniques

Introduction to Psychopathology



Credentials & Certifications


Licensed Psychologist –Oregon/California

Licensed Clinical Psychologist-Illinois

Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor II- Oregon/ California

Internationally and Nationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology

Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)

Certificate of Professional Qualifications in Psychology (CPQ)

Interjurisdictional Practice Certificate (ASPPB)

National Certified Counselor (NCC)

Professional Membership in the California Psychological Association

State of California (provisional)/Illinois Teaching Credential (Elementary K-9)

California Community Colleges: Subject Matter Area: Public Services and Administration

California Community Colleges: Subject Matter Area: Special Education (Handicapped)



Honors & Awards


2002 - Bereaved Parents Community Service Award

1986 - Gerontology Award; Beverly Enterprises

1976 - Distinguished Student Service Award; Saint Xavier College



Professional Memberships


California Psychological Association (CPA)

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) and CA Chapter

American Association of Practicing Psychologists (AAPP)


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