Christine Powell, Psy.D., LCSW


4070 Goldfinch Street, Suite A
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 299-2812


Cris is a training and supervising analyst for ICP, former coordinator of ICP’s psychoanalytic psychotherapy training program in San Diego, and former secretary to the ICP board of directors. She practices in San Diego, CA and provides psychotherapy and clinical supervision via webcam to other cities and countries.

Cris has been doing this work since 1986, and has maintained a practice in San Diego since 1995 working with adults and couples, and children, adolescents and families. She has served as clinical supervisor at UCSD and Children’s Hospital and as clinical director at YMCA (adolescents and families), Casa de Amparo (abused children and their parents), S.T.E.P.S. (juvenile sex offenders), and APS, Inc. (older adults). She provides clinical supervision and consultation to both licensed and unlicensed therapists, and also does inservice trainings for staff at local treatment centers.

California License #LCS17632


Her article, “The Juvenile Delinquent: Psychopathology or Self- Preservation?” was published in the Winter, 2011 issue of the International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology. It tells the story of a boy who vandalized her office during the course of treatment. A chapter from her forthcoming memoir was recently published in the San Diego Writers Ink Anthology, Volume 4. Canyon Girl is the story of a young therapist who works with a feisty Wiccan girl and her family in the context of a Christian group home.

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