Tory Pepper, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist with specialties in:
- Treatment of children and adolescents
- Adults abused as children
- HIV and AIDS-related issues
- Providing pet-facilitated therapy
Dr. Tory Pepper is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, license number PSY18383. Her dissertation was written on the effects of brief exposure to a pet therapy dog on affective states of HIV-positive men. Dr. Pepper has a special interest in working with children and adolescents with emotional and/or behavioral issues. Her practice also includes assisting adult clientele in coping with relationship break-ups, managing depression, identifying gay and lesbian issues (including concerns in coming out), working through unresolved childhood trauma, and improving self-esteem. Dr. Pepper completed her graduate training at the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego in May, 2000.