MSW, University of Southern California
PhD, University of Southern California School of Social Work
Dr. Selwood is a licensed clinical social worker who received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and her Masters and PhD in Clinical Social Work. Her full time clinical practice focuses on the long term impact of attachment disorders and early life trauma, as well as dissociation, anxiety, depression, and relationship problems. Improvisation, art, sensorimotor processing and neurobiology are incorporated into her Intersubjective/Relational practice.
She is a member of International and California Societies for the Study of Dissociation, National Association of Social Workers, California Society for Clinical Social Workers and California Group Psychotherapy.
Her interests include international traveling, hiking, gardening, and gourmet cooking.
Dr. Selwood has taught at UCLA and USC and has provided CEU Courses in supervision, ethics and non-verbal therapies in a variety of settings, including:
West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Airport Marina Counseling Center
Hathaway Children & Family Service (Supervision & Ethics)
California Society for Clinical Social Work Conference in Palm Springs
Metropolitan State Hospital
The Maple Center
Riverside County Department of Mental Health (Supervision & Culture)
California Society for Clinical Social Work regional meetings