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Katharine Putman, Psy.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Graduate Psychology
Phone: 626-815-6000 x5522
Email: kputman@apu.edu
Katharine Putman, Psy.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Graduate Psychology. Dr. Putman focuses on child and adolescent therapy, community psychology, spirituality, and coping. She conducts research and evaluation with caregivers, such as first responders, humanitarian aid workers, and missionaries. Dr. Putman has conducted qualitative and quantitative research and provided consultation to teachers and children exposed to community violence in Guatemala and El Salvador. She has also evaluated scenario-based training methods at the Los Angeles Police Academy. Additionally, Dr. Putman maintains a private practice with
children, adolescents, and families.

Education

Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College
M.A., Theology, Wheaton College
Ms.P.H., Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., English, Hamilton College

Department

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Graduate Psychology

Expertise

  • Child and Adolescent Therapy
  • Community Psychology
  • Family Psychology
  • Program Evaluation
  • Spirituality and Coping

Courses Taught

PPSY 712 – Theories of Change and Evidence-Based Treatment
PPSY 716 – Family Psychology
PPSY 783 – Advanced Supervision
PPSY 561 – Child and Adolescent Therapy

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