John M Watkins, PhD, ABPP
Dr. John M. Watkins is board certified with the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in both Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and in Psychoanalysis. He has worked as a clinician, researcher, teacher, and administrator in clinical psychology for over 30 years. After serving as a faculty member, psychologist, and Director of pediatric psychology and neuropsychology programs at UCLA, Stanford, and Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Dr. Watkins currently maintains a private practice in Santa Monica and serves on the faculty member at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis (ICP) in Los Angeles. He received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from UCLA and completed his internship and postdoctoral research and training in clinical child psychology and neuropsychology in the Department of Psychology and the Neuropsychiatric Institute at UCLA. He has written scholarly papers, research articles and reviews on topics that include ADHD, learning disorders, pediatric HIV, traumatic brain injury, and adolescent development. Dr. Watkins is the President of the American Board and Academy of Psychoanalysis (ABAPsa) and a Trustee of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP).
American Psychological Association
International Neuropsychological Society
American Board of Professional Psychology
Council of Specialties in Professional Psychology
Hawaii Psychological Association
ADHD, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Autism/PDD, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Learning Disabilities, Neuropsychology, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Cognitive/Behavioral, Education Consultation, Evaluation/Diagnostic, Neuropsychological Testing or Consultation, Psychodynamic
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