Paulette Romain-Stave

Psy.D., Clinical Program Director

Paulette Romain-Stave has been with Child Guidance Center for 14 years. Starting as a doctoral intern, she has held multiple roles including assistant clinical director, co-director of the Social Services Agency Child Abuse Program and coordinator of the Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) training program.

For the past nine years, Paulette has served as the clinical program director of Child Guidance Center’s Family Resource Center Collaborative Program. She oversees a staff of four bilingual clinicians who provide CGC’s highest quality mental and behavior health services to individuals of all ages at numerous Family Resource Centers – community-based service centers typically located in low-income, high need communities – helping to remove barriers to care such as lack of transportation.

Paulette holds a bachelor’s in psychology from California State University, Fullerton, a master’s in clinical psychology from Loyola Marymount University, and a doctorate in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University.

She has been a licensed psychologist for 15 years and has extensive experience in working with children and families. Paulette is trained in the most current and effective behavior and mental health treatment services including, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), and the UCLA Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relationship Skills (PEERS).

Paulette lives with her family in Orange County. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, dancing and party planning.