JoEllen Stevens, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist


California Psychologist License Number: PSY 12171

California Marriage Family Therapist: MFC 016653


1977-1982    University of California          Ph.D. Educational Psychology

Santa Barbara, CA   with Clinical Emphasis

1974-1977      California State University     M.A. Psychology

San Jose, CA

1962-1966      University of Missouri           B.A. Languages

Columbia, MO                        French, Spanish

Psychological Services for Families Intensive Outpatient Program,

Program Director, supervises staff, runs individual and group therapy

A Street Intervention Programs director and facilitator.

Develop, direct curriculum and manage employees of Probation

and Court approved Batterers’ Intervention Program, drug and alcohol, parenting, and co-parenting programs.

Individual, family and group psychotherapy in English and Spanish with adults, adolescents, and children; psychological evaluations; crisis intervention and brief psychotherapy; drug and alcohol abuse treatment and evaluation, batterers’ treatment and anger management groups and individual treatment for perpetrators; and counseling for victims of domestic violence.

Director, developer, and facilitator in Co-Custody Parenting

program teaching post divorce families to cooperate in raising their children.

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish, French


Adoption Crisis, with Carol A. McKelvey, 1992 Falkner


Book related to psychology of adoption, problems and solutions

SAME – Stevens Adopt-Match Evaluator, with Howard V.

Stevens, Ph.D., 1992

Test of parent-child compatibility and bonding

Specialty Areas:

Batterers’ Treatment Groups

Drug and alcohol treatment and evaluation

Diagnosis and treatment of children

Co-parenting post separation and divorce

Family relationships and multi-cultural families

Managing anger and violence in families

Depression, anxiety disorders in adults and children

Therapeutic psychological evaluations