An accomplished mental health professional active in the field, Liesl Scalzitti, Ph.D., MSW, LCSW, has served for over 11 years with the Los Angeles Unified School District’s School Mental Health Services. Working under her license as a clinical social worker at School Mental Health, she currently holds the position of Psychiatric Social Worker. In this position, Dr. Liesl Scalzitti addresses ongoing social, emotional and behavioral issues with special education students in the elementary and middle school settings. She provides therapy for individuals, groups, and families. Committed to providing the best possible therapeutic services, Dr. Liesl Scalzitti has received training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for children and adolescents. In addition to her work with the Los Angeles Unified School District, School Mental Health, Dr. Liesl Scalzitti also served as a Contract Clinical Supervisor with Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services. Highly active in the field of clinical social work, Dr. Liesl Scalzitti held a membership with the National Association of Social Workers for 9 years. Fully licensed as a Psychologist in California, Dr. Liesl Scalzitti completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in depth psychology at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in 2007. Dr. Liesl Scalzitti’s academic history includes earning a Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis’ George Warren Brown School of Social Work and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and French from Beloit College located in Beloit, Wisconsin. Dr. Liesl Scalzitti also received training in psychotherapy from The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy in Santa Monica, California. In her personal life, Dr. Liesl Scalzitti supports charitable organizations including Children International. An enthusiast for musical theater, she has performed in numerous productions as a student in high school and college. She enjoys staying active through dancing, singing, running, and weightlifting.
Liesl Scalzitti, PhD, MSW
LCSW Licensed Psychologist
PSY 24341 Licensed Clinical Social Worker