Lyndsay Brooks

Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Adjunct Professor

Education: PsyD

Industry Expertise: forensic psychology, CBT, DBT, and clinical supervision

Research Interest: youth and therapy, competency to stand trial evaluations, DBT, and CBT


Dr. Lyndsay Brooks, is a clinical psychologist licensed in the states of Texas and California. Dr. Brooks earned her doctorate degree in clinical psychology at Pepperdine University. She completed an APA-accredited internship with the Federal Bureau of Prisons and received her postdoctoral training in the APA-accredited fellowship at Loma Linda VA within the Department of Veterans Affairs. Her training and professional work have focused on providing psychological services and conducting psychological and forensic assessments in hospital and inpatient settings, as well as providing supervision and training to graduate-level students. Her areas of interest include cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, clinical supervision, forensic evaluation, and psychological assessment. She also serves as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University and as an affiliate faculty member at the University of Texas. Dr. Brooks currently serves as a forensic evaluator at Austin State Hospital, conducting court-ordered forensic evaluations, including competency to stand trial, risk assessment, and general psychological assessment. She greatly enjoys serving the needs of the individuals receiving treatment at the hospital, providing supervision to practicum students, and working as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team.