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Christina Griffin is a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist in private practice. Her office is located in Ventura, California. She works with late adolescents and adults from all walks of life.  With a broad background in clinical issues Dr. Griffin’s  primary areas of treatment are anxiety and fears, depression,  traumatic experience, grief and loss, life transitions and relational issues.

Dr. Griffin is a Board Member of the International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education and Co-chair of the History of Psychoanalysis committee.  In 2018, she will serve as Co-President of IFPE.  She is a Supervising and Training Analyst at the Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles.  She is a Supervisor and Adjunct Faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Doctoral program in Clinical Psychology in Santa Barbara.  

Dr. Griffin’s background is interdisciplinary with degrees from  the fields of  public health, education, religious studies, psychology, social work and contemporary psychoanalysis.

She holds two Masters degrees, the first from Dominican College in conjunction with the Graduate Theological Union. She earned her M.S.W. from University of Southern California, Ph.D. from the University of Utah and Psy.D. from the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis.  Dr. Griffin holds two clinical licenses, an LCSW in Social Work and a Psy.D. in Psychoanalysis. 

Her research and writing interests are in the arts and literature, psychoanalytic history, and how culture, historical and contemporary, effects our humanity.

PSY 14749 Board of Psychology
LCSW 15514 Clinical Social Work
Court Diagnostic Panel -  Superior Court of Ventura  County - court ordered psychological evaluations for Criminal Court
Psychologists Panel  - Ventura County Department of Child and Family Services - court-ordered Psychological Evaluations for Dependency Court
Certification in EMDR - Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing