Dr. Witter is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology at USU. She earned a PhD in Clinical and Community Psychology at The George Washington University in 1986. Dr. Witter is a psychotherapist who was trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy. She has worked with children, adolescents and adults with significant trauma histories throughout her career. Dr. Witter has a private practice where she primarily works with adult women with histories of childhood abuse and sexual trauma.
As an educator, Dr. Witter has taught as an adjunct faculty member in several graduate level clinical psychology programs since 2001. She joined the Medical and Clinical Psychology Department at USU as an adjunct faculty member in 2004. In 2010, she joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor responsible for teaching Brief Dynamic Psychotherapy, Ethics and Professional Practice, and Cultural Diversity. She also developed and co-taught a course, Trauma in the Military Context, with the USU Graduate School of Nursing.
Dr. Witter is a licensed psychologist in Maryland and Washington, DC. She is a member of APA, DCPA, MPA and the Society for Women in Psychology. She has served as a member of the Ethics committee of the District of Columbia Psychology Association for a number of years.