Dr. Tyler Howard treats individuals from diverse backgrounds with a variety of challenges. Issues range from depression, anxiety, panic, traumatic-stress, relationship conflict, difficulties related to gender and sexual identity, privilege, oppression, multi-generational and social trauma, grief and loss, alcoholism, addiction, compulsive behaviors, attention-deficit, major life transitions, history of complex trauma, child abuse, and attachment disorders.
Dr. Howard has a flexible approach to understanding and responding to the unique needs of each individual. She draws on her knowledge and experience with psychodynamic and psychoanalytic theory, cognitive-behavioral interventions, interpersonal and self psychology, neuropsychology, spirituality and mind/body science.
She works to build a safe, healing, and effective therapeutic bond with careful consideration of the influences of culture, race, gender, age, money, religion, and politics among others. Rooted in a trusting and committed collaboration, she strives to help her patients uncover, understand and heal root causes to present problems, and to discover new and meaningful potential.
Dr. Tyler Howard earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of San Francisco in 2009, and her Master’s and Doctoral Degrees from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology – Los Angeles in 2012-2017.
She accrued clinical training hours working at community mental health organizations including the Los Angeles LGBT Center, Western Youth Services in Orange County, the Community Assessment Referral Center in collaboration with the San Francisco Juvenile Justice system, and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology Westwood Counseling Center. She went on to gain psychoanalytic/psychodynamic training at the Wright Institute of Los Angeles in her pre- and post-doctoral years 2016-2018.
Tyler Howard, Psy.D. is licensed as a Clinical Psychologist by the California State Board of Psychology (PSY-31425).