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Lorie Elizabeth Hill, American psychotherapist.


Hill, Lorie Elizabeth was born on October 21, 1946 in Buffalo. Daughter of Graham and Elizabeth Helen (Salm) Hill.


Student, University Manchester, England, 1966-1967;Bachelor, Grinnell College, 1968;Master of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1970;Master of Arts, California State University, Sonoma, 1974;Doctor of Philosophy, Wright Institute, 1980.


Instructor English University Missouri, 1970-1971. Administrator, supervisor Antioch-West and Center for Indiana Living, San Francisco, Berkeley, 1975-1977. Director training Center for Education and Mental Health, San Francisco, 1977-1980, executive director, 1980-1981.

Private practice Berkeley and Oakland, since 1976. Instructor master's program in psychology John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, 1985, 1994—1997. Director clinical services John Kennedy University, Pleasent Hill.

Founder group of psychotherapists against racism. Speaker on cross-cultural psychology. Creater Jump Start, a violence prevention and unlearning racism program for youth.

Trainer for trainers 3rd International Conference Conflict Resolution, St. Petersburg, Russia. Senior facilitator Color of Fear.


Organizer against nuclear war. Founding member Psychotherapists for Social Responsibility. Psychologist Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the East Bay, 1986—1988.

Volunteer instructor City of Oakland Youth Skills Development Program. Founder, director Providing Alternatives to Violence. Creator JumpStart program.

Active Rainbow Coalition for Jesse Jackson's Presidential Campaign, Ron Dellums Re-election Committee. Campaigner for Barack Obama. Co-founder Wellstone Progressive Democratic Club, 2003, East Bay Votes!.

Member California Psychological Association (chair public interest division 1997, Helen Margulies Mehr Public Service award 1996, chair social issues since 1996, Silver Psi award 1999), John George Democratic Club (steering committee member since 1998).


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    Avocations: sports, travel, music, reading.