Randy Stinnett, Psy.D., ABPP
Clinical Psychologist, SAC Health System
Asst. Clinical Professor in Family Medicine, Loma Linda University
Dr. Stinnett is board certified in clinical psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. He graduated from Loma Linda University with a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree with a professional concentration in clinical health psychology. He completed his internship at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Decatur, Georgia, focusing on the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder, integrated behavioral health, behavioral medicine, and inpatient consult-liaison. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida in the Adult Outpatient Psychiatry clinic. In addition, Dr. Stinnett also completed the Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator fellowship with the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM).
His clinical specialties include: evidence-based therapies for posttraumatic stress disorder/complex PTSD, anxiety and mood disorders, integrated behavioral health in primary care, clinical training and teaching, and the integration of spirituality in mental health. He is especially interested in intensive short-term dynamic therapy models and in the role of trauma memory reprocessing and reconsolidation in psychotherapy. Dr. Stinnett is trained in and regularly practices Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and he also trained for five years at the Gestalt Associates Training of Los Angeles (GATLA). He is published in the area of psychotherapy for schizophrenia from a gestalt therapy perspective.
Dr. Stinnett was core faculty in the Loma Linda University Department of Family Medicine Residency program for four years where he trained family medicine residents in behavioral medicine, directed the clinical psychology-family medicine practicum program, and had a psychotherapy practice in the faculty physician clinic. He currently practices at the Social Action Community Health System (SACHS) at the Loma Linda University Health, San Bernardino Campus where he provides traditional psychotherapy and integrated behavioral health in the primary care clinics, co-facilitates smoking cessation groups, and provides clinical supervision. Dr. Stinnett has taught masters and doctoral courses on evidence-based psychotherapy, drug addiction and treatment, intimate partner violence, and psychopharmacology for mental health therapists. He has also provided workshops and grand rounds on various topics including the neuropsychological aspects of mindfulness and meditation, the psychosocial aspects of chronic pain, psychodynamic conceptualization, EMDR, integrated behavioral health, risk assessment, spirituality integration, physician-patient communication, linguistic and cultural diversity in healthcare practice, and more.