Dr. Hastings is a licensed clinical and sport psychologist. She specializes in mental skills & performance enhancement for athletes, psychological and neuropsychological testing, and individual therapy for all ages. Dr. Hastings maintains a private practice in Westlake Village, CA, and is the mental health clinician for the Los Angeles Rams.
Dr. Hastings completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame, where she was a hurdler and sprinter on the track team. Her personal and professional experiences fuel her work with athletes and non-athletes. She presents to national audiences on topics such as Trauma-Sensitive Coaching, Depression & Suicide among Athletes, Bullying & Hazing, and Coaching Athletes with ADHD and Autism. Dr. Hastings is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and is listed in the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Sport Psychology and Mental Training Registry.
When working with young children for individual therapy, Dr. Hastings relies primarily on play therapy techniques, meeting regularly with parents to discuss themes apparent in the play. Dr. Hastings aims to provide support and practical feedback to help patients of all ages effectively address personal challenges. Dr. Hastings integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each individual. With compassion and understanding, she works with each person to help build upon strengths, gain insight, and attain personal growth.
- University of Notre Dame – B.A. in Communications
- Pepperdine University – M.A. in Psychology
- Pepperdine University – Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology
- John F. Kennedy University – Graduate Certificate in Sport Psychology
License & Certifications
- California License No. PSY28061
- Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC)
- USOC Sport Psychology and Mental Training Registry
Professional Activities and Memberships
- Association for Applied Sport Psychology
- American Psychological Association
- Los Angeles County Psychological Association
- Psi Chi – International Honor Society in Psychology
- Play Like a Champion Today Educational Series