MARIA MAGDALENA SPITZ VS BOARD OF PSYCHOLOGY ET AL

Case No.: BS172326    



Maria Magdalena Spitz v. The Board of Psychology, Department of Consumer Affairs of the State of California, BS172326

Tentative decision on petition for writ of mandate: denied

Petitioner Maria Magdalena Spitz (“Spitz”) seeks a writ of mandate directing Respondent Board of Psychology, Department of Consumer Affairs of the State of California (“Board”) to set aside its decision imposing probationary conditions on its issuance of a psychologist license to her.

The court has read and considered the moving papers, opposition, and reply, and renders the following tentative decision.

A. Statement of the Case

1. Petition

Petitioner Spitz commenced this proceeding on February 2, 2018. The verified Petition alleges in pertinent part as follows.

In March 2005, after earning her Masters and Ph.D. in psychology, Spitz received a license to practice psychology from the New York Stat........