Leilani Shields, Psy.D.


Position Title:

  • Licensed Psychologist
  • Temporary Faculty Counselor (Full-Time)


  • Licensed Psychologist (CA PSY26142)

Academic Training:

  • Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, American School of Professional Psychology, 2012


  • Post-doctoral Residency: Kaiser Adult Psychiatry, Santa Clara
  • Pre-Doctoral Internship: SJSU Counseling and Psychological Services

Areas of Special Interests:

  • OCD
  • Relationships
  • Couples
  • Identity Formation/Exploration
  • LGBTQ populations
  • grief/loss
  • chronic illness/health psychology
  • trauma
  • personality issues

Theoretical Orientation:

  • Integrative, combining multicultural framework with Psychodynamic, Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution-Focused, Existential, Narrative, Humanistic, and Mindfulness therapeutic approaches