Wendy Kliewer ’80 is a psychology professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. She received a Fulbright Award to study in South Aftrica in 2011. She will be working in Durban and studying parental messages about coping with violence and drug abuse.
Annahita Mahdavi ’07 has received her MA in Psychology from Pepperdine. She has been fulfilling her practicum at the Orange County Department of Education and is applying for a Ph.D. program. Annahita lives in Irvine.
Leslie Wood ’06 is a psychologist who lives in Corona.
Katie Goode ’03 is a marriage and family therapist specializing in treating eating disorders and anxiety in Irvine. She teaches at Hope International University and is a clinical supervisor for Hope’s counseling center.
Tiffany (Worthy ’97) Bruce is a certified school psychologist, earning her Psy.D. from Argosy University. Tiffany and her husband have been married three years and have two daughters, Trinity, 2, and Lauren, born in April 2009. The Bruce family lives on the Siesta Key in Sarasota, FL.
Kayleen Howard ’05 is a Behavioral Therapist with Cornerstone Therapies in Huntington Beach. Kayleen shared with our Principles and Theories of Learning class about her work with children with autism.
Dr. Tonia Vojtkofsky ’01 was the guest speaker at the 2009 Psi Chi National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on March 7 in Needham Chapel.
Daniel ’03 and Rennie ’03 Simpson are living in Sacramento, CA. Daniel is a Program Services Clinician with River Oak Center for Children, working as a family therapist for kids on probation. Rennie is working part-time as a school counselor.
Tiffany Baca ’08 is beginning training for a position as Behavioral Therapist for Genesis Behavior Center in Modesto, CA. Tiffany will be working with children with autism, helping them to develop daily living skills, including dressing, personal hygiene, and play behaviors.
Amy Smith ’03 earned her Master’s in Special Education from Azusa Pacific University today! Amy is in her fourth year as a teacher at Mardan Center of Educational Therapy in Irvine, CA. Mardan is a private, non-profit, state-certified special education day school that provides an alternative edcuational setting designed to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of bright children from Preschool through 12th grade who have learning disabilities and/or social and emotional issues.