M.A. in Psychology — Pepperdine University
B.S. in Business Administration — University of Colorado Boulder
Dr. Brenna Moore is a clinical psychologist and staff therapist at The Family Institute. She also works as the research coordinator of the Couple Prevention Pilot Project, a research study assessing the quality of romantic relationships. The study also provides workshops to participants teaching couples preventive skills to better handle future conflict. Dr. Moore runs the study’s workshop on emotional intimacy.
Dr. Moore’s therapeutic training has covered many different types of clinical settings, including academic hospitals, community counseling centers, university counseling centers, K-12 schools, and Veteran Affairs hospitals. Dr. Moore received specialty training in individual therapy, couple therapy, trauma-focused therapies, addiction treatment, women’s issues, and health psychology.
Dr. Moore also has research interests in relationships and dating. Her doctoral dissertation was a qualitative study on relational resilience in the context of online dating during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her research is an extension of her passion for helping people foster resilience within stressful interpersonal contexts. This includes helping people channel strengths and inner resources to adapt to challenging experiences and learning to thrive in their environment and relationships.
Dr. Moore enjoys integrating her clinical, research, educational, and personal experiences to promote resilience in individuals and couples.