Supervising psychologist, STAR Clinic

BOrellana@mednet.ucla.edu

Dr. Orellana is a Supervising Psychologist at the Nathanson Family Resilience Center within the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Dr. Orellana is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her doctorate degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Orellana completed a clinical internship in trauma psychology, treating developmentally disabled children and other at-risk populations. As a post-doctoral fellow at USC/UCEDD Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, she also received specialized training in the prevention and treatment of traumatic stress in children and families. Dr. Orellana has served on several projects focused on risk reduction and abuse prevention for at-risk youth and has additionally investigated best practices for treatment of this population.