Cynthia Mothersole, PhD, Clinical Psychologist with the State of California Department of Industrial Medicine

Get to know Clinical Psychologist Dr. Cynthia Mothersole, who serves the population of Los Angeles, California.

Dr  Mothersole is a Clinical Psychologist practicing as a Treating Physician, Qualified Medical Evaluator, and Agreed Medical Evaluator for the State of California Department of Industrial Medicine in Los Angeles, California. Moreover, she also acts as an expert witness for civil trials and workers compensation arbitrations, and has served as a Training and Supervising Psychologist with ManagedMed since 2010. Dr. Mothersole has special expertise in psychoanalytic psychotherapy to treat depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, personality disorder and relational dysfunction.

Dr. Mothersole attended Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, graduating with the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy in 1973, followed by the Master of Arts Degree in Philosophy in 1976 from Columbia University in New York City. Pursuing advanced education, Dr. Mothersole obtained the Master of Arts Degree in Psychology in 1993 and the PhD in Psychology in 1998, respectively, from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles.

Dr. Mothersole utilizes both individual and group modalities in the treatment of individuals, couples, and families, and has special interest in working with writers, actors, psychotherapists and athletes, as well as addressing existential issues. She obtained her License from the California Board of Psychology in 2004 and is currently a member of the American Psychological Association, the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysts and Psychotherapists and the California Department of Industrial Medicine. Dr. Mothersole has dedicated her career to providing quality treatment for patients and attributes her success to a passion for psychoanalytic theory and practice. Philanthropically, she contributes to the Vassar College Alumnae Fund and the Columbia University Alumnae Fund and is a patron of the Saint Matthews Episcopal Music Guild.

Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought. It is an academic discipline of immense scope and diverse interests that, when taken together, seek an understanding of the emergent properties of brains, and all the variety of epiphenomena they manifest. As a social science it aims to understand individuals and groups by establishing general principles and researching specific cases.

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