Training & Expertise
Dr. Eijsermans completed her Doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology in 2015 following her Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Clinical Psychology in 2013 from Alliant International University, San Diego from the California School of Professional Psychology, an American Psychological Association (APA) Accredited Program. Training experiences at the Alhambra Unified School District, San Diego Center for Children (SDCC), University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Eating Disorders Program working on childhood obesity, Rady’s Children’s Hospital Weight and Wellness Program for weight management and health compliance, Alvarado Parkway Institute (API) in chronic mental illness and Scripps Clinic Geriatric Division of Mental Health provided expertise in treating individuals across the lifespan with various mental health needs.
Prior to her psychology degrees she completed her a Masters in Education (M.Ed.) in Montessori education for primary ages 3-6 from Loyola University Maryland, specializing in dual interests in bilingual language acquisition and special education. Her thesis was “Effects of Trauma on Cognitive Development & Effects of Bilingual Education on Standard English.” She has taught and practiced abroad since 2006. She worked as a Special Needs Instructor, Lead International Montessori Primary Teacher (Ages 3-6) in Seattle, Hong Kong, Beijing and Learning Support Specialist Den Hague. She speaks English and intermediate Dutch but practices in English to best support clients in their language of emotion as a native speaker.
Dr. Eijsermans received her Bachelor's of Arts (B.A.) from the University of California, Berkeley.
Her professional experience in behavioral health also includes working as a Therapeutic Behavioral Specialist (TBS), Parent Attachment-Therapy Instructor, Counselor for California Department of Mental Health.
In the Netherlands, she founded Family-Centered Consulting Services (FCCS) a Cognitive Behavioral consulting company and the Family Solutions Initiative Netherlands, a national community information initiative. With FCCS, Dr. Eijsermans served individual’s and corporation’s needs for support with cultural adjustment and acculturation along with other behavioral health needs. She consulted for families for individual education plans for their children and advocated and liaised for culturally appropriate services within the international and expatriate communities in the Netherlands. Dr. Eijsermans also served as a Parent Forum Expert for Parenting in Holland, an online forum for international families
Her public service internationally includes UNESCO – United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization projects in Beijing, P.R.C. and a Cross-Cultural Solutions Service Expedition with the UN Economic and Social Counsel, Cartago, Costa Rica.
Her clinical experience focused on working with children, adolescents, adults, older adults and families which bridged her interests in working with individuals across the lifespan. She became a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Washington, Lic. PY60546878 in 2015. Dr. Eijsermans is now practicing in Switzerland, serving the central region. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and Association for Psychological Science (APS). She is also a member of the Federation of Swiss Psychologists (FSP).