Dr. McDowell is a licensed clinical psychologist who began working in the field in 1995. She has worked with a range of diagnoses and cultures. She has worked at the University of California, Riverside
doing short and long term therapy with college students, at Laguna Beach Shanti, doing individual and group therapy with AIDS and HIV positive persons, and working at Citrus Community College
doing psychological assessments with college students. She uses both cognitive behavioral and family systems techniques in therapy. She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, women's issues, sexual orientation issues, grief/loss, and adolescents and she enjoys working with people 12 and older.