Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 22412, VA #0810003819 (inactive)
Ph.D. Duquesne University
M.A. Pepperdine University
B.S. George Mason University
Dr. Felder's perspectives include the mindfulness meditation of phenomenology, humanstic-existential psychology, critical-hermeneutics, and the CBT third wave. Counted among his areas of interest are multicultural issues, anxiety, depression, childhood abuse, trauma, sexual assault, grief and loss, and NCAA athlete concerns. Here in the US and internationally, he has represented the UC in facilitating intergroup conversations between culture-based groups historically in conflict.
Before coming to UCLA, Dr. Felder completed an internship and clinical fellowship at the The Ohio State University. Prior to that he served as Clinical Director for the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Service's sexual abuse program. He also worked with urban youth in South Central and East Los Angeles. Presently, he is a consulting editor for Janus Head and has provided invited peer reviews of research for The Humanistic Psychologist, Theory and Psychology, Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies, and Europe's Journal of Psychology. He has also published in the areas of multicultural issues, mindfulness meditation, and phenomenology.