Eric Riklin, M.A.
Clinical Psychology Intern
Eric Riklin is a Clinical Psychology Intern in the Stress, Trauma, and Resilience (STAR) Clinic at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, and a doctoral candidate in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at Fordham University. Eric's psychology training has spanned a wide variety of settings, including hospitals and community mental health centers, providing brief and long-term psychotherapy to children, adolescents, young adults, and families with a wide range of psychiatric, medical, and behavioral concerns. He has over 40 publications and presentations, and has given several talks at various conferences on resilience and the mental health of youth with chronic medical conditions. He is conducting research examining the psychosocial needs of youth with craniofacial conditions and determining efficacious psychotherapeutic interventions for this population. Eric is currently the psychologist for the Craniofacial Clinic at UCLA, and has created and led in-person and online support groups for adolescents with craniofacial conditions. He is expected to receive his PhD in summer 2022 and continue his work in pediatric psychology.