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Sven Schild, PhD
Dr. Schild was born and raised in former West Germany. At age 20, he moved to the United States to study psychology and to pursue his clinical training as a psychologist. In 2007, he obtained his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University (AIU) in San Diego, CA. For his research on trauma and deafness, he received the prestigious F. Joseph McGuigan Dissertation Award at AIU.
Dr. Schild is currently licensed as a psychologist in California (Lic#: PSY 22339) and Hawaii (Lic#: PSY 1139). He is also an EMDRIA certified EMDR clinician and credentialed as a National Health Service Provider in Psychology.
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Dr. Schild has worked in the following inpatient and outpatient mental health agencies in San Diego county:
In 2003, Dr. Schild joined Dr. Constance Dalenberg at the Trauma Research Institute in San Diego. As part of his doctoral research, he completed a dissertation entitled Trauma Symptoms in Deaf Adults. Since his graduation in 2007, Dr. Schild has maintained a close relationship with the Trauma Research Institute, where he continues to conduct research. To view a list of his most recent publications, please click HERE.
Dr. Schild has also been a reviewer for research studies on trauma, PTSD and dissociation for the journal Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, the Educational Research Journal, as well as for the Springer Publishing Company.