Ronald S. Reiter, Ph.D., a licensed clinical psychologist and an audiologist, is the Director of Community Outreach Services at California Chapters In Aging, providing psychological counseling, education, and rehabilitation services to the community.
Dr. Reiter has designed and implemented programs on coping and adjustments to aging and neurological functioning (hearing loss), which he has offered to the community since 1975. He also facilitates in-service training to staff members of hospitals, senior centers and nursing facilities on emotional issues regarding aging, physiological, emotional and sensory loss.
Other programs Dr. Reiter has designed and implemented include special emphasis on changing roles and multigenerational relationships; adjustment to loss, speech and hearing diagnosis and rehabilitation, ethnic and cultural diversity in work, social and volunteer settings; and, group counseling for the aging population.
Dr. Reiter received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1980 and his Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology in 1978, both at California School of Professional Psychology. He received his Master’s of Science in Communicative Disorders in 1967 at Tulane University and his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 1965 at Tulane University.
The Los Angeles County Psychological Association named Dr. Reiter “Psychologist of Distinction’ in 2002. The award was given in recognition of his professional services to the community and to the profession of psychology.
Dr. Reiter is a board member and former president of the Los Angeles County Psychologist Association. He is also a recognized expert, frequent speaker and author in the field of hearing loss and the psychology of hearing loss and aging.
Dr. Reiter’s private practice in Beverly Hills and the San Fernando Valley provides counseling and psychotherapy services to adults, adolescents, and children.