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David Katz, Ph.D.

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Department of Art Therapy Counseling


Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Adelphi University, New York
MA, Clinical and School Psychology, Adelphi University, New York
MS, Psychology, Western Washington University
BA, Portland State University

Classes Taught

Diagnostic Appraisal and Testing


Dr. Katz is a licensed psychologist who has been teaching at Marylhurst University since 1983. His strong interest in applying psychology principles in practical settings led him to broaden his teaching to include the departments of Human Sciences, Art Therapy Counseling, Communication and Business. His courses emphasize the development of knowledge and skills in counseling, diagnosis, communication and lifelong development.

Dr. Katz has worked in many settings including community mental health centers, drug and alcohol treatment programs, university counseling centers and public schools. Currently he has an independent practice as a clinical psychologist. He provides counseling to couples, families and individual adults for a wide variety of problems including marital concerns, anxiety, depression and stress.

In addition to teaching, Dr. Katz has published articles and research in professional journals. He is currently a member of the American Psychological Association and listed in the National Register of Health Services Providers in Psychology.

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May 17, 2014

Art Therapy Counseling Programs Information Session

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