Dr. Shane GomesAssistant Professor College of Letters and Sciences
Shane Gomes earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego, CA. He is a California licensed clinical psychologist and lead psychology professor at National University, Los Angeles. Dr. Gomes had spent several years treating children and adolescents diagnosed with bipolar disorder and other mental disorders in an outpatient mental health clinic. He has given several trainings and workshops to mental health professionals on assessing and treating children and adolescents with bipolar disorder, attachment disorders with foster/adoptive children, and on law and ethics. Dr. Gomes has spent several years in education teaching psychology to undergraduate and graduate students at the university and community college level at National University, California State University - Los Angeles and Long Beach City College. He has taught Law and Ethics, Child Therapy, Counseling Theory, Trauma, Clinical Assessment, Personality Theory, Social Psychology, Biological Psychology and Developmental Psychology courses for several years to undergraduate students and graduate Marriage, Family Therapy students. Dr. Gomes’ research interests include analyzing the current trends with California law and ethics for mental health professional; studying attachment and attachment disorders in children, especially children in the foster care system and adoptions; studying effective treatment strategies for abused/neglected children; and studying the cultural influence and impact on intimate partner violence reporting. He has a small private practice in Long Beach, CA, and he has an extensive work history in inpatient psychiatric care, outpatient psychotherapy and day treatment with adults, children, adolescents, couples, families and groups. Dr. Gomes, his wife and two sons live in northern Orange County, CA."
College of Letters and Sciences