Tracy Alderman, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychology

Tracy Alderman, Ph.D. graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Education.  She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology – San Diego.

Dr. Alderman’s decades of clinical experience span a variety of settings including outpatient specialty clinics, mobile law enforcement crisis intervention teams, correctional facilities, school districts, colleges and universities, and private practice. She specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma, self-injury, ADHD, LGBTQI, and crisis management. She has provided numerous trainings and workshops on these topics nationally and internationally.  Dr. Alderman has supervised pre- and post-doctoral level students as well as psychiatric residents.  Working both in research and clinical positions, Dr. Alderman has been with the University of California, San Diego for more than a decade.

Dr. Alderman is the author of The Scarred Soul: Understanding and Ending Self-Inflicted Violence (New Harbinger Publications, 1997), co-author of Amongst Ourselves: A Self-Help Guide for Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder(New Harbinger Publications, 1998), and various research publications.

She continues to enjoy learning and honing new skills, recently focusing on areas such as ketamine assisted psychotherapy.

Favoring a strengths-based, collaborative approach to psychotherapy, Dr. Alderman integrates various treatment modalities in order to best serve the needs of each unique individual.

Dr. Alderman enjoys spending time with her family (including her dog and three cats), traveling, kayaking, snorkeling or anything ocean related.

Dr. Alderman is licensed in California to see California residents remotely. Click here to book an appointment.