AMANDA LOERINC GUINYARD, PHD
Dr. Amanda Loerinc Guinyard is a licensed clinical psychologist. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for adolescents and adults with anxiety disorders, depression, and pervasive emotion dysregulation. Additionally, she has extensive training in prolonged exposure and cognitive processing therapy for PTSD and teaching DBT parent skills. Dr. Loerinc Guinyard is certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy through the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and is a foundationally trained DBT therapist.
Dr. Loerinc Guinyard graduated cum laude from Boston University with a major in Psychology and received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles under the mentorship of Dr. Michelle Craske. While at UCLA, her research focused on improving the effectiveness of CBT for anxiety disorders and depression. More specifically, Dr. Loerinc Guinyard is interested in finding commonalities among these disorders to assist in the development of a more dimensional approach to the treatment of anxiety disorders and depression. She completed her APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at the VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center in North Hills, CA and her post-doctoral fellowship at CBT/DBT California, where she provided full-model DBT and CBT to both adolescents and adults. After completing her fellowship, Dr. Loerinc Guinyard was appointed as Assistant Clinical Director at CBT/DBT California, where she oversaw clinical staff, the supervision of trainees, and provided consultation and training to staff at CBT/DBT California and professionals in the Los Angeles community. Additionally, she trained and supervised graduate students in the UCLA Clinical Psychology Program.
Dr. Loerinc Guinyard is a frequent presenter at national conferences, and has extensively presented her research at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), and the Association for Psychological Science (APS).