Dr . Veronica Fletcher
Dr. Veronica Fletcher is a registered Psychological Associate, (PSB 94026151) in the state of California and is under the supervision of Tamar Kenworthy, PhD, and Mark Barnes, PhD. She works from a depth and relationship based perspective while integrating play therapy and evidenced-based interventions (i.e., Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Internal Family Systems Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness) to address the unique and personal needs of her clients. She has a special interest in working with individuals with trauma histories, including childhood maltreatment and abuse, and has completed formal comprehensive training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). She encourages gaining an awareness and curiosity for all parts of self to better understand how your past can influence your present and future as well as how individual strengths can help clients heal and become whole. Dr. Fletcher values the benefits of laughter and creativity in her therapeutic work. Her clinical assessment experience includes conducting various juvenile and adult forensic assessments, learning disability and ADHD evaluations, general psychological assessments, as well as diagnostic assessments (i.e., intellectual and adaptive functioning) in conjunction with the local Regional Center.
Dr. Fletcher received her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in forensics from Alliant International University, San Diego. She completed her Pre-doctoral Internship (APA accredited) at the W. Gary Cannon Psychological Services Center, a local community mental health agency in Fresno, where she provided individual psychotherapy, family therapy, general clinical assessments, juvenile and adult forensic assessments, and educational assessments to under-served populations. In addition, she provided peer supervision and didactic trainings (i.e., suicide assessment, neurobiology of attachment and trauma) for doctorate level practicum students. Her clinical experience includes providing trauma-informed individual and group therapeutic services to children, adolescents, transitional aged youth (TAY), and adult clients in a variety of treatment settings such as a residential treatment facility, Job Corps, community mental health clinic, and in a secure locked facility with incarcerated youth. She is currently completing her post-doctoral hours and working towards licensure in the state of California.