Education & Certification

Licensed In

Graduated From
University of California - Los Angeles (1987)

National Register Member Since

John Watkins, PhD

I am a licensed psychologist, credentialed as a health service psychologist by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, a nonprofit organization established in 1974. The National Register credential signifies adherence to the highest standards of professional practice. I provide psychological assessment and treatment along with other preventive and consultative services. For more information on my areas of expertise, ages served, and other practice details, please see below. For more information on the National Register, see Thanks for visiting my profile page!

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Family Therapy (e.g., parent-child problems, divorce with kids, family illness)
  • Childhood and Adolescent Problems (e.g., ADHD, school/learning problems, social withdrawal, autism, recurrent abdominal pain, aggressive or oppositional behavior)
  • Anxiety (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)

Ages Served

  • Children (3-12 yrs.)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)

Treatment Modalities

  • Psychodynamic Treatment
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Psychoanalysis


  • American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) - Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) - Psychoanalysis in Psychology

Insurance Plans

Does Not Accept Insurance

Contact Information

Primary Contact

429 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90401
P: 310-395-6534 (Office)
F: 310-546-3588