JIM BICKLEY, PH.D.
Jim Bickley, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist with 18 years of experience in private practice at La Vie Counseling Center. He is a graduate of the University of California, Riverside and earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the Alliant International University’s California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles.
Prior to joining La Vie in 1989, Dr. Bickley’s training included internships at a local psychiatric hospital and child guidance clinic, a clerkship at a local community mental health center, and the assistant directorship of a program for neurologically impaired adults and their caregivers. In addition to his clinical experience, Dr. Bickley is a Professor of Psychology at Pasadena City College where he has 36 years of teaching experience. In recent years he has specialized in teaching courses in child, adult, and life-span developmental psychology.
Dr. Bickley’s clinical specialties include working with depressed or anxious adults experiencing significant life stressors (including chronic health problems, marriage problems, divorce, bereavement, career change, spiritual questioning, etc.) and working with families who have children/adolescents experiencing learning and/or behavior problems.