Elizabeth Solomon Loyola, Psy.D. for UC Davis Health

Elizabeth Solomon Loyola, Psy.D.

Associate Training Director, Clinical Child Psychology Internship Program

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Specialties

Psychology

Child Psychology

Locations and Contact

2825 50th St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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UC Davis Medical Group - Midtown Pediatrics

3160 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95816

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Additional Numbers

Clinic Phone

916-703-0280

Clinic Fax

916-703-0350

Clinic Referral Phone

916-875-1055

Clinic Referral Phone

916-703-0308

Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Working with children, adolescents, and parents is a unique opportunity to provide families with support during an important time in life. Using a collaborative and empathic approach, I work hard alongside my clients to make meaningful and lasting changes in their lives. It's important to meet each person where they are at and help them meet their unique goals.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Elizabeth Loyola is a child clinical psychologist and assistant professor at the UC Davis Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, where she also completed her postdoctoral training. Dr. Loyola currently provides a range of psychological services, including individual, group, and family therapy and psychological assessment to youth ages 0-21 and their families at the Sacramento County Children's Mental Health Clinic. In addition, Dr. Loyola is involved in leading Social Skills groups at the UC Davis MIND Institute. Dr. Loyola's clinical and research interests focus on complex trauma, neurodevelopmental disorders, and psychological assessment. She also has an interest in teaching, supervision, and training future psychologists and psychiatrists.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Loyola's clinical and research interests focus on complex trauma, neurodevelopmental disorders, and psychological assessment. She is also involved in ongoing collaborative research related to Autism Spectrum Disorder with the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic through Stanford University School of Medicine.

Division

General Psychiatry

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis MIND Institute
UC Davis Medical Group

Undergraduate School

B.A., UC Davis, Davis CA 2008

Medical School

Psy.D., PGSP - Stanford PsyD Consortium, Palo Alto CA 2016

Other School

M.S., PGSP - Stanford PsyD Consortium, Palo Alto CA 2014

Internship

Clinical Psychology, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, Los Angeles CA 2015-2016

Fellowship

Psychiatry and Behavioral Services, UC Davis Health, Sacramento CA 2016-2017

Uljareviæ M, Phillips JM, Schuck R, Schapp S, Solomon EM, Salzman E, Allerhand L, Libove RA, Frazier TW, Hardan AY. Exploring Social Subtypes in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Preliminary Study. Autism Research. 2020 August;13(8):1335-1342. doi:10.1002/aur.2294.

Phillips JM, Uljareviæ M, Schuck R, Schapp S, Solomon EM, Salzman E, Allerhand L, Libove RA, Frazier TW, Hardan AY. Development of the Stanford Social Dimensions Scale (SSDS): Initial validation in autism spectrum disorder and in neurotypicals. Mol Autism. 2019 Dec 18;10:48. doi:10.1186/s13229-019-0298-9. eCollection 2019.

Phillips JM, Uljareviæ M, Schapp S, Solomon E, Schuck RK, Allerhand L, Salzman EE, Frazier TW, Libove R, Hardan AY. Development of the Stanford Social Dimensions Scale (SSDS): Initial validation in autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the International Society of Autism Research, Montreal, Canada. 2019 May.

Solomon E, Wheeler C, Peerson S, Long R. A client-centered approach to psychological testing feedback with youth. Presented at the Sacramento Valley Psychological Association Annual Convention, Sacramento, CA. 2018 October.

Phillips JM, Schapp S, Solomon E, Salzman E, Allerhand L, Blasey C, Frazier TW, Hardan AY. Measuring Social Motivation in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at the Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Antonio, TX. 2017 March.

Salzman E, Schapp S, Solomon E, Frazier T, Phillips J, Hardan A, Gengoux G. The lasting effects of a 12-week group parent education model in Pivotal Response Treatment. Poster presented at the annual convention of the International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, UT. 2015 May.

Solomon E, Carrion V, Rettger J, Garrett A. Predictors of comorbid Depressive Disorders in youth with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Diego, CA. 2014 October.

Solomon E, Markus I. A clinician's guide to treating adolescents with Cannabis Use Disorders. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association of Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA. 2014 May.