Juliet Rohde-Brown, PhD
Interim Chair, Doctor in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) program
Juliet Rohde-Brown, PhD, Interim Chair of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology (PsyD). Her clinical work has included psychiatric and neurologically injured in-patient populations, individual psychotherapy clients, and hypnotherapy clients.
Allen Bishop, PhD
Allen Bishop, PhD, has served as a core faculty member, Department Chair, and Accreditation Liaison Officer at Pacifica Graduate Institute for over 15 years.
Peter Claydon, PhD
Peter Claydon, PhD, was born in India and raised in England. He graduated from the University of Leicester with honors in Psychology and minors in Astronomy and Sociology.
Bella DePaulo, PhD
Bella DePaulo, Ph.D.,received her doctorate degree from Harvard in 1979. She is a social psychologist with areas of expertise in the psychology of deceiving and detecting deceit, and in the place of people who are single in society and in science.
Charles Dugan, PhD
Charles Dugan, PhD, received both his Masters and Doctorate in Experimental Psychology from UCSB. His research areas included: Human reasoning, problem solving, artiﬁcial intelligence, educational psychology, and human-computer interaction.
Betsy Bates Freed, PsyD
For the past year, Betsy has worked with children and adolescents at the Santa Barbara County Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Children's Clinic .
Jody Eng, Phd
Dr. Eng brings a unique approach to the practice of psychology and a commitment to the concept of lifelong education. Her doctoral research involved assessing the impact of music on some cognitive processes drawing upon her training in neuropsychology.
Lisa Firestone, PhD
Dr. Firestone is a much requested presenter at national and international conferences in the areas of couple relations, parenting, and suicide and violence prevention.
Melissa Gondek, PhD
After earning her BA in Experimental Psychology from UCSB (1977) and a Masters Degree in Psychology/School Psychology and Pupil Personnel Credential from California State University, Northridge (1979), Dr. Gondek began a 25-year career as a School Psychologist.
Linda J. Holder, PhD
Linda was honored with the Women of Vision award (2000), Ventura County for her development and implementation of Peace Day Camp; a diversity awareness retreat for youth; as well as Teacher of the Year (2001) for her service.
Christopher J. Howard
Christopher's current research interests include Vicarious Traumatization among health-care providers, Neurobiological Correlates of Partner Abusive Men, and Evidence Based Neurotherapy for Traumatic Brain Injury and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
Dean Janoff, PhD
Dean Janoff, PhD, is a licensed Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist practicing, training professionals, teaching and supervising psychology graduate students in Santa Barbara since 1974.
Steven Kadin, PhD, ABPT
Steven Kadin, PhD, ABPP, received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California Graduate School of Family Psychology in San Rafael, CA, now Argosy University
Scott McCann, PhD
Dr. Scott McCann has a PhD in education from UCSB, and has been a licensed clinical social worker since 1980.
Denise Mock, PhD
Dr. Mock has extensive experience working with behavioral disorders in adolescents and assessing dangerousness in forensic populations.
Sharleen O'Brien, PsyD
Core Faculty & Director of Clinical Training
Dr. O'Brien earned her doctorate from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, CA. where she focused on integration of eastern and western perspectives in the study of psychology.
Richard F. Sperling, JD
Richard F. Sperling, JD, is an attorney and mediator. He has a full-time family law and mediation practice with offices in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles.
Salvador D. Treviño, PhD
Clinical Faculty, Director of Practicum in PsyD program
Dr. Treviño, PhD, Director of Practicum in PsyD program. Dr. Treviño has taught graduate level professional psychology for 13 years and lectures extensively on the theory and practice of family/couples therapy, child and adolescent psychology, character disorders, clinical skills development, Latino mental health, and psychoanalytic therapy.
A licensed psychologist since 2001, early career research and training in child development and child abuse led Dr. Valter to a career in forensic psychology with a specialization in child custody and other juvenile and civil matters.
Dr. Weininger received her doctorate in medicine from Friedrich Wilhelm's University /Germany 1985 and she received her PhD from California Institute of Integral Studies in 1990.
Dr. Lee Weiser is a licensed clinical psychologist with a PhD in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology.
Dr. Wood graduated from Nova (Southeastern) University in Florida and has been a licensed psychologist in California since 1982.