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Jaime Alanis, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

PhD, Education Policy Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
MA, Sociology, DePaul University
BA, Sociology, DePaul University

Orlando Alvarez, Instructor, Psychology

MS, Counseling Psychology, Mount Saint Mary’s University
BS, Advertising and Public Relations, University of Central Florida

Everardo Alvizo, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

MSW, University of California, Los Angeles
BA, Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles

April Griffin, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

MS, Clinical Psychology, Pepperdine University
BA, Sociology, University of California Riverside

Laura Beavin

Laura Beavin, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, Claremont Graduate University
BS, Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana / Champaign

Robin Bishop

Robin Bishop, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department Chair, Psychology

PhD, Education, USC
MEd, Counseling in Student Affairs, UCLA
BA, Psychology, CSU Northridge

Richard Bonhama

Richard Bonhama, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

California Licensed Psychologist
MA, Clinical Psychology, Antioch University, Los Angeles
BA, Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Scott Bonnel

Scott Bonnel, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

MFT, Psychology, Antioch University Los Angeles, Marina Del Rey
BA, Theatre Arts, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach
AA, Liberal Arts, Sierra College, Rocklin

Valinda Bowens

Valinda Bowens, Psy.D, Instructor, Psychology

PsyD,  Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University Los Angeles
MA, Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University Los Angeles
MA, Education Counseling, California State University, Dominguez Hills
BA, Marketing, Hampton University

Paul Paul Brogan, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Aloha Buenaventura

Aloha Buenaventura, PsyD, Assistant Professor, Psychology

PsyD, California School of Professional Psychology
MA, California School of Professional Psychology
BS, California State University-Northridge

Rick Burns

Rick Burns, PhD, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
MA, Master of Social Work, University of Southern California
Master of Divinity, Franciscan School of Theology/Graduate Theological Union Berkeley
BA, Sociology, University of San Francisco

Venetta Campbell

Venetta Campbell, PsyD, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Pepperdine University, Culver City
MSW, Children/Family Concentration, University of California Berkeley, California
BA, Social Welfare, University of California Berkeley, California

Cadyn Cathers

Cadyn Cathers, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

MA, Clinical Psychology, Antioch University Los Angeles
BS, Biology, Santa Clara University

Cynthia Cerrato, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

MS, Counseling Psychology, Mount Saint Mary’s University

BA, Sociology, Mount Saint Mary’s University

Barbara Chavez, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Mae Choe

Mae Choe, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

MA, Education, Claremont Graduate University

MA, Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

BA, Honors, Asian American Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Claudia Cobos

Claudia Cobos, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

MFT, Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles
BA, Psychology, Mount Saint Mary’s University, Brentwood

Edgar Cobos, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Melissa S. Cook, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Monique Corral, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

MS, Counseling Psychology, California State University at Northridge
BA, Psychology, University of California, Berkeley

Jennifer DeFeo

Jennifer DeFeo, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Alonso Dominguez

Alonso Dominguez, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

MA, Counseling, Pacifica Graduate Institute
BA, Communication, Gonzaga University

Darla Dunlop

Darla Dunlop, PhD, Assistant Professor, Clinical Training Coordinator, Psychology

Non-Profit Management
PhD, Social-Clinical Psychology, Wright Institute, Los Angeles
MS, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Boston University
BS, Nursing, Northeastern University

Maryam Etemadjam

Maryam Etemadjam, PsyD, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

PsyD, Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology

MA, Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology

BA, Psychology, California State University, Northridge

Yuliana Garcia

Yuliana Garcia, Instructor, Psychology

MS in Counseling Psychology, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles
BA in Psychology, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles

Nicholas James Graham, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

Ph.D., Educational Policy in Social Context, UCI

BA, Psychology, UCLA

Shani Habibi

Shani Habibi, PhD, Associate Professor, Psychology

PhD, Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
MA, Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
MA, Psychology, Pepperdine University, Malibu
BA, Psychology and Management, Woodbury University, Burbank

Paula Helu-Brown

Paula Helu-Brown, PhD, Assistant Professor, Psychology

PhD, School of Social Work, University of Southern California

MS, Counseling, San Diego State University

BA, Psychology, CETYS Universidad

Edwin Hernandez, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Nidia Hernandez, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

MPA, California State University at Northridge
MSW, University of Southern California
BA, Social Work, California State University at Los Angeles
BA, Chicano/a Studies, California State University at Northridge

Marcy Higareda, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Erika Ibarra, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

MS, Counseling Psychology, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles
BA, Psychology, University of California, Davis

Andrea Jablonski

Andrea Jablonski, PsyD, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

PsyD, Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego
BA, Psychology, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Julie Jackson, PsyD, Assistant Professor, PsyD Director of Clinical Training (DCT), Graduate Psychology, Psychology

PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Adler University
MA, Marriage and Family Therapy, Adler University
BA, Psychology, University of Michigan

Va Lecia Adams Kellum, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Mishka Kimball

Mishka Kimball, M.S., Part-time Instructor, Psychology

BA in Psychology, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio
MS, Counseling Psychology (Specialization: Marriage and Family Therapy), Mount Saint Mary's University

Mihal Levy

Mihal Levy, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

William Martinez

William Martinez, General Counseling Psychology Program Coordinator, Instructor, Psychology

MA, Counseling, Loyola Marymount University
BA, Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Jennifer Medina Vaughn, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Eric Mejia, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Denise Molina

Denise Molina, Instructor, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

MA, Counseling Psychology, Argosy University
BA, Child Development, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles

Cecilia Muniz

Cecilia Muniz, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

MSW, University of California, Los Angeles
BA, Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Edgar Ontiveros

Edgar Ontiveros, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

 MS, Counseling, California State University, Los Angeles

MA, Education, Pepperdine University

BA, Political Science, UCLA

Evelyn Oyuela-Kowalski

Evelyn Oyuela-Kowalski, Instructor, Program Director, Psychology

MS, Counseling Psychology, Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles
BA, Sociology, Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles

Daniel Pinedo

Daniel Pinedo, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

MA, Transpersonal Psychology, Sofia University
BA, Traditional Eastern Arts, Naropa University

Estrella Ramirez-Robles, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

MS, Counseling Psychology, Mount Saint Mary’s University

BA, Psychology, Mount Saint Mary’s University

Jeremy Robinson, M.S., Part-time Instructor, Psychology

BS, Human Services, University of Phoenix

MS, Counseling Psychology, Mount Saint Mary's University

Leslie Robles

Leslie Robles, Adjunct Professor, Assistant Director, Psychology, Student Resource Center

MS in Counseling Psychology, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles
BA in Psychology, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles

Dolly Rojo

Dolly Rojo, Assistant Professor, Psychology

Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin (2018)
M.A., Developmental Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin (2016)
B.A., Psychology, University of California in San Diego (2011)

 

Michelle Samuel

Michelle Samuel, Assistant Professor, Traditional Undergraduate Program Director, Psychology

MA in General Experimental Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino
BA in Psychology, University of the Pacific

Misty Sawatzky-Valenzuela

Misty Sawatzky-Valenzuela, PhD, Professor, Graduate Psychology, Psychology

Ph.D., Psychometrics and Assessment, University of Southern California (USC)

Holly Shim-Pelayo, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Carmell Stoianov, Career Advisor, PARC, Psychology

Julia Tang

Julia Tang, PhD, MSW, Associate Professor, Psychology

PhD, Applied Developmental Psychology, Claremont Graduate University
MSW, University of Southern California
BA, Psychology and Asian American Studies, Mount Holyoke College

Sonia Torres, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Greg Travis

Greg Travis, PhD, Associate Professor, Director, PsyD Program Director, Graduate Psychology, Psychology

PhD, Counseling Psychology, University of Southern California
MS, Counseling Psychology, University of Southern California
AB, Economics, Occidental College

Ana Varay, Instructor, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

MS, Psychology, Walden University
MS, Education, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles
BA, Fine Arts, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles

Ruby Velasco, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Mikaela Vidmar Perrins

Mikaela Vidmar Perrins, MS, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

BA, Psychology, York University, Canada 

MS, Clinical Psychology, Acadia University, Canada 

Nancy Villarreal, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Paige Voehringer

Paige Voehringer, Part-time Instructor, Psychology

MS in Counseling Psychology, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles
BA in Psychology, Chapman University

Nicole Whaley, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Breana White, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

Doug Wilson

Doug Wilson, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

PhD, Pacifica Graduate Institute
MA, University of Santa Monica
B.BA, University of Georgia

Steven Zimmer, Adjunct Professor, Psychology