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Dr. Yesim Keskin

Dr. Yesim Keskin

Associate Professor, Psy & Field Worker Coordinator, MFT Program

Main: (909) 448-1485
La Verne / Hoover Hall 212

Educational Background

PhD, Virginia Tech, Marriage and Family Therapy

MA, Istanbul Bilgi University, Clinical Psychology

BA, Bogazici University, Psychology


Representative Publications:

Keskin, Y. & Piercy, P. F. (2018). Motivational Interviewing as a Framework for Common Factors Approach in Psychotherapy. Turkiye Journal of Integrative Psychotherapy,1 (2), 46-73.

Keskin, Y. (2017). The Relational Ethics Genogram: An Integration of Genogram and Relational Ethics. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 28(1), 92-98.


Representative Presentations:

Keskin, Y. (2022, June). Common Factors Informed Treatment of Co-Occurring Alcohol Use Disorder and Developmental Trauma Poster Presentation at the Practice of Addiction Psychology Conference. San Diego, CA

Keskin, Y. (2021, April). What do college students want from psychotherapy? Paper Presentation at the 101st Annual Western Psychological Association (WPA) Virtual Conference.

Keskin, Y., Craddick, C., & McCafferty, K. (2019, May). Client Factors among Marriage and Family Therapy Models: A Consensual Qualitative Research Study. Poster presentation at the 2019 Western Psychological Association (WPA) Convention, Pasadena, CA, USA.

Additional Information

Clinical Licensure and Certifications:

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, CA (2021-Present)

Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider (2021-Present)

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (2019-Present)

AAMFT Approved Clinical Supervisor (2017- Present)

Registered EuroPSY Psychologist (Clinical & Health) (2014-Present)

Substance Abuse Treatment Provider (2010-Present)


Teaching & Research Certifications:

ACUE Certificate in Effective College Instruction (2019)

VT Future Professorate Graduate Certificate (2016)

VT Graduate Education Development Institute (GEDI) Certificate (2015)

VT Educational Research Graduate Certificate (2014)

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