Dr. Shannon Curry Biography
Dr. Shannon Curry is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist and Director of the Curry Psychology Group in Newport Beach, California. Her specialities include; Affairs, Infertility, LGBTQ, Parenting, Pre marital and PTSD. She has more than 15 years of experience working with couples and have completed all three levels of Gottman training.
Dr. Shannon Curry Age
She is 42 years old as of 2022.
Dr. Shannon Curry Husband
There is no available information about Shannon\’s marital status.
Dr. Shannon Curry Education
She started college at Georgetown University but then transfered to the University of California Irvine where she received her bachelor\’s degree in Psychology and Social Behavior. She completed her Master\’s Degree in Psychology at the Pepperdine University and went on to complete her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University which included several training rotations at practicum sites and then completed a year long doctoral internship at an American Psychological Associated accredited doctoral internship at Tripler Army Medical Center. She later completed two years of postdoctorak training at Hawaii State Hospital, a locked forensic psychology facility.
She also holds a postdoctoral master of science degree and clinical psychopharmacology that is for partial fulfillment of prescription privileges. She also obtained training in gottman method of couples therapy, completing all three levels of training.
Dr. Shannon Curry Credentials
- She is a licensed psychologist in Califonia and Hawaii.
- She is a certified forensic evaluator for the city of Hawaii
- She has specialized training in post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic stress, foreinsic psychological assessment
Shannon Curry Speciality Area – Shannon Curry Psychologist
She specializes in trauma and forensic psychology with a two-year post-doctoral residency at Hawaii State Hospital. She co-chaired the Hospital’s Board for Trauma-Informed Care and led the hospital’s transition to a trauma-informed, reduced-restraint model of care.
She also specializes in the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy and is a Workshop Leader/Educator for both the Gottman “Seven Principles of Making Relationships Work” and “Bringing Baby Home” programs.
In addition, she specializes in animal-assisted therapy, having previously served on the boards of Hawaii State Hospital’s Animal Assisted Therapy Program and the Hawaii Canine Assistance Network (HI-CAN) service dog organization. She is a certified therapy dog handler through the National Alliance of Therapy Dogs. She regularly lectures on the mental health benefits of animal-assisted therapy and the distinguishing requirements between service dogs, therapy dogs, and emotional support animals.
Shannon Curry Dog
Curry has a dog known as Gunnar, which is a trained and certified therapy dog who can be spotted making the rounds at the Curry Psychology Group office.
Shannon Curry Tripler Army
She was one of the two civilian who trained at Tripler Army, an all-military cohort. While there she received intensive and unparalleled training in combat psychology, trauma, and the assessment and treatment of PTSD under the purview of the Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and the National Center for PTSD.
Dr. Shannon Curry Johhny Depp
Dr. Curry testified on behalf of Johnny Depp during his defamation trial on April 26, 2022. She said she was initially hired in 2021 to review files in the legal battle between the two feuding exes and identify behavior in their relationship that may be consistent with \’intimate partner violence\’. In October 2021 her role shifted after she was asked to provide a psychological evaluation of Heard.
She told jurors that she believed Johnny\’s ex wife Amber Heard had borderline personality disorder and Histrionic Personality Disorder (HPD). She testified that Depp’s team asked her to provide an expert opinion in the defamation case between the actors about whether she found evidence of “intimate partner violence” from when the two were married.
Curry said she conducted an at least 12-hour psychological evaluation of Heard during two sessions in December 2021, reviewed case documents, medical records, and recordings of the pair. She added that as a result of these disorders, somebody like Heard could appear charming at the start of a friendship or relationship but could then turn dark easily.
\’You\’ll see relationships start very intensely, extremely close. This might be their perfect soulmate and initially everything seems great but reality sets in, people are not perfect.Most of us accept people as a whole, [but] with a person with BPD, things are in these extremes, that person goes from being idealized to dumpster, they are totally devalued, they\’re the worst….then there will be a repair because the person with this disorder does feel remorse.\’
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