Faculty Spotlight #18
Louis Moffett, Ph.D.
Dr. Moffett received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Louisiana State University. From 1974 to 2008, he was a Staff Psychologist at the VA Health Care System in Palo Alto, and from 1975 to 2003 he was Clinical Faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. From 1991 to 2006 he was a Consulting Associate Professor in the School of Education at Stanford University. Between 1978 and 1988 he taught Human Sexuality and Substance Dependence at Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, and in 2005 he began teaching group therapy and supervision at Pacific Graduate School of Psychology/Stanford Psy.D. Consortium. In September 2008 he joined the PAU faculty full time (80% Psy.D., 20% Ph.D.). He teaches Foundation of Ethics and Professional Psychological Practice. Substance Use Disorders Treatment, and Group Therapy and Supervision.
He has specialized in the treatment of substance use disorders, personality disorders, therapeutic community, and group psychotherapy. His publications have included research on aesthetics and therapeutic communities for substance-dependent persons, and clinical papers on group therapy, therapeutic communities, personality assessment, drama therapy, and supervision.