Vangie Akridge, PsyD, LEP, Psychologist | Educational
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Vangie Akridge, PsyD, LEP

Psychologist | Educational

1111 6th Avenue 600 San Diego CA, 92101

About

Dr. Vangie Akridge is a psychologist practicing in San Diego, CA. Dr. Akridge specializes in the treatment of mental health problems, and helps people to cope with their mental illnesses. As a psychologist, Dr. Akridge evaluates and treats patients through a variety of methods, most typically being psychotherapy or talk therapy. Patients usually visit Dr. Akridge because they have been experiencing depression, anxiety, stress or anger for a significant period of time and are seeking help. Psychologists may perform a variety of exams and assessments to diagnose a mental condition.

Education and Training

ALLIANT INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY PsyD 2013

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Associates – Substance Abuse Counseling 2008

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Master of Science - School Psychology 2000

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Bachelor of Arts – Psychology · Bachelor of Arts – African American Studies 1997

Board Certification

CALIFORNIA TEACHING CREDENTIALING COMMISSION · Pupil Personnel Services in School Psychology

CALIFORNIA BOARD of BEHAVIOAL SCIENCES · Licensed Educational Psychologist #3265

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of FORENSIC COUNSELORS · Licensed Clinical Forensic Counselor

THE SCHOOL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY INSTITUTE · School Neuropsychology Certification

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Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Director of Special Education CALIFORNIA PACIFIC CHARTER SCHOOLS, San Diego, CA 2023 -
  • (Part Time) Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – Faculty Fellow ALLIANT INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY 2022 -
  • (Part Time) Assistant Professor – Core Faculty ALLIANT INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, San Diego, CA 2018 -
  • Assistant Director of Special Education CALIFORNIA PACIFIC CHARTER SCHOOLS, San Diego, CA 2021 - 2023
  • Program Specialist CALIFORNIA PACIFIC CHARTER SCHOOLS, San Diego, CA 2019 - 2020
  • Program Manager / School Psychologist CALIFORNIA PACIFIC CHARTER SCHOOLS, San Diego, CA 2019 - 2020
  • (Part Time) System-Wide Program Director / Assistant Professor ALLIANT INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, San Diego, CA 2018 - 2022
  • Program Coordinator / Assistant Professor ALLIANT INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, San Diego, CA 2017 - 2018
  • School Psychologist HIGH TECH HIGH, San Diego, CA 2015 - 2019
  • Adjunct Instructor UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX, San Diego, CA 2008 - 2017
  • School Psychologist SAN DIEGUITO SCHOOL DISTRICT, Encinitas, CA 2000 - 2015
  • CEO/Founder METRO EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING, San Diego, CA 2014 - Present
  • Founder/Non-Profit Executive Director MY COMMUNITY HUDDLE, San Diego, CA 2009 - 2013
  • Columnist SAN DIEGO VOICE AND VIEWPOINT, San Diego, CA 2010 - 2016

Awards

  • California State Assemblymember Akilah Weber Certificate of Recognition – Mental Health 2022 Year  
  • Mayor Todd Gloria City of San Diego Certificate of Recognition – Mental Health 2022 Year  
  • Supervisor Nathan Fletcher – Certificate of Recognition – Mental Health 2022 Year  
  • Councilwoman Monica Montgomery Recognition from San Diego 4th District for Mental Health 2022 Year  
  • Open Heart Leaders Heart to Heart Mental Health Honoree 2022 Year  
  • Supervisor Lawson-Remer Certificate of Recognition Mental Health 2022 Year  
  • · Mental Health Leadership Award – County of SD, Sup. Anderson 2022 Year  
  • National Council of Negro Women Honoree, Women Entrepreneurs 2015 Year  
  • Nominee for the Woman of the Year in the 79th Assembly District 2013 Year  
  • Certificate of Recognition from the California State Assembly 2013 Year  
  • Phi Beta Sigma Community Activist of the Year Award 2012 Year  
  • MLK Family Reunion Child and Family Advocate of the Year 2012 Year  
  • National Council of Negro Women Community Service 2011 Year  
  • In The Pinc WOW Woman of the Year 2010 Year  

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of School Psychologist (NASP)  
  • NASP Student Leader Faculty Sponsor  
  • California Association of School Psychologist (CASP)  
  • Association of Black Psychologists (ABPSi)  
  • California Association of School Counselors (CASC)  
  • National Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC)  
  • American School Counselor Association (ASCA)  
  • Association of California School Administrators (ACSA)  

Vangie Akridge, PsyD, LEP's Practice location

Metro Educational Consulting

1111 6th Avenue 600 -
San Diego, CA 92101
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