Annaliza Lagrutta

Associate Professor
Holt 247



B.A., Psychology, San Francisco State University
M.A., Counseling Psychology, National University
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Annaliza earned her B.A. in psychology from San Francisco State University and worked for 6 years with an international Landscape Architecture firm. During that time she had the opportunity to travel and learn how psychology impacts the decision of architectural designs in our environment. She returned to here hometown of Stockton and attended National University to earn a Master of Arts. in counseling psychology which has always been her passion. While in the master program, she worked with developmental disabled adults in the community. From 2000 to 2016 she worked as a mental health clinician providing services to adults who are mentally disabled on an outpatient basis with San Joaquin County Behavioral Health. She has taught at Delta college since 2002 and was hired on as a full-time psychology instructor for Fall 2016.

She is a passionate learner and appreciates the experiences of learning new things to enhance her understanding of her field. She is a lifelong learner who appreciates all aspects of education. She believes a good education can transform lives and positively affect the community. Her goal as an educator is to support her students in making their own unique impact on society. She believes all students can succeed in their dreams of the future.

Courses Taught:

  • Psychology 1 Introduction to Psychology
  • Psychology 39 Client Interview, Evaluation, and Referral
  • Psychology 40 Case Management and Treatment Planning
  • Psychology 55 Introduction to Child Abuse Counseling
  • Psychology 56 Assisting Sexual Assault Victims

Course Material: Docushare

Social Science, Education and Public Services