Dr. Spitz received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Midwestern University (née Chicago School of Osteopathic Medicine) in Downers Grove, Illinois. She maintains current licensure as a California Psychologist PSY24681.
Dr. Spitz received on-the-job training in numerous milieus, including a private neuropsychological practice in Chicago, Illinois where she participated in specialized neuropsychological training and testing for Autism Spectrum Disorders, dementia, and other degenerative diseases with psychological effects. Dr. Spitz has had extensive training in substance abuse disorders and their treatment through her work in residential treatment centers in Los Angeles, California. Additionally, she has undergone rigorous training in correctional psychology in a forensic environment in Arkansas and Central California. Dr. Spitz is an animal lover and has undergone specialized training in pet bereavement. In 2010 she earned her certificate from the Association for Pet Loss and Animal Bereavement (APLB). She is currently obtaining her masters degree in clinical psychopharmacology in order to understand and help her patients even better.
She currently works for the Department of Justice as well as the State of California performing various evaluations, working on suicide prevention, and diagnosing personality disorders. Private practice limited to psychological evaluations only. Currently provides assessments for bariatric, cosmetic, and spinal surgeries, ADHD, Autism, dementia, and TV contestants.