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Dr. LaMonte provides clinical and forensic psychological evaluation, consultation, and treatment services for children, adults, and families. She uses evidence-based treatment approaches which have been proven by research to be effective. Research supported treatments offer increased positive outcomes and help people reach their goals more effectively, and often faster, than other approaches.

Areas of specialization:

  • Child maltreatment (physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, and exposure to domestic or community violence)
  • Posttraumatic stress/trauma
  • Treatment for victims of crime
  • Grief/loss
  • Child and adolescent behavior problems
  • Parenting
  • Sexual behavior problems
  • Substance abuse
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Anger
  • ADHD
  • Evaluations for Family and Criminal Court

Treatment approaches:

  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) *
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Prolonged Exposure (PE)
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Multisystemic Therapy for adolescent behavior problems (MST)
  • Family Therapy
  • Play Therapy

* Trained by UC Davis PCIT Training Center