Nicole S. Kluemper, PhD
Nicole S. Kluemper, Ph.D., graduated from Alliant International University, San Diego in August 2013 with a doctoral degree in clinical psychology. Previously, Dr. Kluemper graduated from Capella University with a Master of Arts in General Psychology. While working on her doctoral degree, Dr. Kluemper completed practicum experiences which included provision of individual therapy to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, as well as adult and child survivors of trauma. During her practica, Dr. Kluemper also co-led multiple groups for adult survivors of childhood abuse, and was trained on multiple evidence based practices including Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and Prolonged Exposure (PE). Dr. Kluemper’s dissertation research involved trauma, dissociation, and suggestibility as they relate to reported trauma experiences. She completed her predoctoral internship training at Pacific Clinics Child and Family Specialty Services in Pasadena, California, where she provided a variety of services to a diverse and underserved population. Dr. Kluemper has presented at conferences around the country on the topic of ethics and psychological research. Dr. Kluemper joined IVAT and the forensic team at FVSAI in October 2013, functioning under the supervision of Drs. Warner and Geffner as a postdoctoral fellow in forensic and clinical psychology.