Dr. Jennifer L. Lovell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at California State University, Monterey Bay. Dr. Lovell completed her Ph.D. in child clinical psychology at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and later specialized in pediatric psychology and infant mental health during postdoctoral training at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She met Dr. Joseph White (co-author of The "Troubled" Adolescent) in her first year of graduate school, and his mentorship shaped her multicultural education and journey through graduate school and beyond. Her primary areas of scholarly interest focus on health disparities and cultural factors impacting child, adolescent, and family wellness. Dr. Lovell is a licensed clinical psychologist in California, and she utilizes an integrative cognitive-behavioral theoretical orientation with a focus on resilience, relationships, social justice, and multicultural contexts. Her website is www.drjenniferlovell.com
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Child and adolescent psychology, multicultural psychology, behavioral health treatment, and infant mental health.
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