Elizabeth Slater, PsyD, earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco, and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from New York University. She completed an APA-accredited predoctoral internship in New York and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Wright Institute Los Angeles, where she received advanced training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. She has practiced in a wide range of settings including community mental health clinics, substance abuse treatment centers, intensive outpatient programs, and high school settings. She has extensive training in and passion for working with the LGBTQ+ communities, including those in transition.
Dr. Slater also works in private practice with children, adolescents, and adults. With a psychoanalytic and multicultural approach, Dr. Slater specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, identity development issues, and challenging family dynamics. She encourages self-exploration to help people become more reflective about themselves and how they interact with the world. She believes therapy provides a space to process and explore difficult feelings and experiences, with the opportunity to heal and grow from them.