Shahana Koslofsky, PhD

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Roles and Interests

Clinical supervisor for practicum students at the Pacific Psychology Clinic conducting psychotherapy from an integrative relational perspective

Core Faculty, Latino Bilingual Track

Instructor: Evidence Based Psychotherapy with Children, Social and Cultural Foundations

Clinical and scholarly interests: Diversity and cultural competence, Latino psychology, HIV/AIDS, psychodynamic and relational psychotherapy

Other professional roles and responsibilities: Maintain bilingual independent practice working with individuals, couples, and families; vice chair and soon-to-be chair of the Diversity Committee of the Oregon Psychological Association


PhD, State University of New York, Albany, N.Y., 2001, Counseling Psychology

BA, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, 1993, Women’s Studies

Predoctoral APA-approved Internship in Clinical Psychology

Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y., 2000- 2001

Licenses and Awards

Licensed as a psychologist in California (since 2002) and Oregon (since 2007)

Minority Fellowship Program Fellow, HIV/AIDS research training 1998-2000

Previous Relevant Work Experience

Bilingual child psychologist for children ages 5-18 and their families and bilingual adult psychologist for individuals and couples 18 and over in community mental health, independent practice, and hospital based settings

Intern Supervisor for APA approved internship in clinical psychology

Core Faculty, Pacific University

Professional Membership

American Psychological Association (APA)

Oregon Psychological Association (OPA)

OPA Diversity Committee, chair

Selected Presentations

(2013) Towards an integrated model of care: a panel presentation. Participated as a panel member in this 2 hour workshop. University of Western States, Portland, Ore.

Koslofsky, S. (2013). Cultural competence in audiology. Lecture presented to students in the Audiology Program at Pacific University. Hillsboro, Ore.

Duran, E. (2013). Toward a new view of intergenerational trauma. Participated as a panel  member in this full day workshop led by Dr. Eduardo Duran. Portland Community College, Portland, Ore.

Koslofsky, S. ( 2012). Managing your HIV/AIDS patient in crisis; The grey zone.  Presentation delivered to HIV/AIDS community organizations.

Koslofsky, S. ( 2011). HIV/AIDS: The Basics: What you need to know for your clinical practice. Presentation delivered to psychology graduate students at the Pacific Psychology Clinic.   

Koslofsky, S. (2011). Culturally competent treatment: How do I do it? Presentation delivered to psychology graduate students at Pacific University.

Koslofsky, S. (2011), Ethical decision making in a diverse world: A co-presentation of the OPA Ethics and Diversity Committees. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Oregon Psychological Association, Eugene, Ore.

Koslofsky, S. (2010). Working with Latino families: The clinical interview. Presentation delivered to psychology graduate students at Pacific University as part of a course entitledAssessment with Latino Clients.  

Gil-Kashiawbara, E., Gonzalez, S., Koslofsky, S., & Moore, L. (2009). State of the art assessment: Responding to diversity. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Oregon Psychological Association, Eugene, Ore. 

Koslofsky, S. (2003-2008). Effective strategies for working with Latino clients. One-day course delivered for various mental health agencies and providers in Oregon and California.

Office Location: 
Health Professions Building 2 291