Registered Psychological Associate

Amy Prescott

Amy Prescott is a Psychological Associate (# 94026720) and a Doctoral Student at the University of La Verne. Her research focuses on a range of LGBTQ+ experiences, including religion/spirituality among LGBTQ+ People of Color. In addition to this research, Amy has authored two book chapters, one focusing on the impact of structural stigma on the lives of LGBTQ+ BiPoC and the other on internalized homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. In therapy she uses an integrative approach with emphasis on the concepts of humanistic, positive and feminist therapies. She has specific experience working with transgender and gender diverse individuals and those experiencing the impacts of religious trauma. She focuses heavily on empowering client’s through building up their self-esteem and self-worth​ through the use LGBTQ+ affirmative evidence-based practice. Amy also has unique experience working with individuals in crisis and with those currently in the process of questioning/processing their identities.