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Dr. Tangeman is a licensed, child and adolescent psychologist. He received his doctorate from Pepperdine University and completed his pre-doctoral internship at Morrison Child and Family Services, an APA-Accredited clinical internship in Portland, Oregon with rotations in community mental health and juvenile forensic settings. Dr. Tangeman completed two, APA-Accredited postdoctoral fellowships in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry program at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where he specialized in child and adolescent trauma, child psychological assessment, as well as evidence-based treatments for children and adolescents. Dr. Tangeman developed and directed the Behavioral Assessment and Treatment clinic for disruptive behavior disorders at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and served the role of Clinical Project Director for a multi-site, randomized controlled trial of Dialectical Behavior Therapy with adolescents, affiliated with the University of Washington and the University of California at Los Angeles.

Dr. Tangeman joined STAR of CA as the Director of Mental Health Services in 2011, where he oversees their Mental Health Training Program as well as the outpatient psychotherapy clinics, psychological assessment clinic, and the school-based mental health program spanning Ventura, Los Angeles, and Orange counties. He has multiple publications in the areas of adolescent disruptive behaviors, trauma, and suicide, and maintains a faculty position at Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology where he supervises and trains and supervises doctoral students in child and adolescent treatment. Dr. Tangeman lives in the South Bay with his wife and daughter and enjoys traveling with them, and getting in some hockey on the weekends.


Education

Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology: Pepperdine University.

Master of Science (M.S.) in Counseling Psychology: California State University, Long Beach.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology: University of California at Santa Barbara.

Training

APA-Accredited Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center: Year two.

Specialty: Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Subspecialty: Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Child/Adolescent Psychological Assessment.

Clinical rotations in Child Psychological Assessment Clinic, Child Trauma Clinic, Child/Adolescent Cognitive Behavior Therapy Clinic, Adolescent Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program.

Developed, directed Behavioral Assessment and Treatment Program for childhood disruptive behavior disorders.

APA-Accredited Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center: year one.

Specialty: Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Subspecialty: Trauma, Mood and Anxiety Disorders.

Clinical rotations in the Child Psychological Assessment Clinic, Child Trauma Clinic, Child/Adolescent Cognitive Behavior Therapy Clinic, Adolescent Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program.

APA-Accredited Predoctoral Internship, Morrison Child & Family Services in Portland, Oregon.

Specialty in Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Clinical rotation in community mental health setting.

Forensic rotation in the Oregon Youth Authority, assessing and treating incarcerated adolescents: Violent Offenders Group Treatment, Juvenile Sex Offenders program.

Affiliations

Professional Memberships

Member, American Psychological Association

Member, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Member, California Psychological Association

Professional Appointments

Clinical Director, STAR of CA

Adjunct Faculty, Pepperdine University: Graduate School of Education and Psychology