Casey Cooper, Ph.D
is a Licensed Psychologist (PSY21348).
Currently, Dr. Casey is the Director of Community Programming for The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation (PCIF) and oversees the development and delivery of The Legacy Leadership Project (LLP) and The IMPACT Leadership Academy (ILA). The LLP is an Ambassador Program to the Pro Football Hall of Fame and is approved for participation by the NCAA and NFL Community Relations. The ILA provides a NEW leadership opportunity for middle school students throughout Orange County and will begin offering seminars in Fall of 2014. Both programs are fully funded by PCIF and are offered at no charge to students in our community.
Recently, Dr. Casey served as a senior staff psychologist at University of California at Irvine and as the full-time sports psychology liaison to the athletic department. She received her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern California. During her graduate work, Dr. Casey completed an approved Sports Psychology specialization in collaboration with the Kinesiology Department. To date, Dr. Casey is the only clinician to graduate from USC with this unique combination of coursework and training. Therefore, she is able to treat a wide range of athletic and family issues utilizing general and specialized techniques to maximize her client's goals.
Dr. Casey has worked with students and athletic teams at USC, UCLA, UCI and Mount Saint Mary's College Counseling Centers before opening her private practice. In addition to specializing in Athletic Culture, Dr. Casey has experience in the areas of harassment, stalking, sexual assault, child abuse, and HIV testing. She also taught Psychology courses at Saddleback Community College from 2004 to 2008.
Dr. Casey Cooper is a member of the American Psychological Association, APA Division 47: Exercise and Sport Psychology, and the Orange County Psychological Association. Dr. Casey is currently a Licensed Psychologist (PSY21348) in California.