PsyD in Clinical Psychology Faculty

Allen Bishop, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
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

Adjunct Faculty
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

Adjunct Faculty
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

Adjunct Faculty
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.

Jody Eng, Phd

Adjunct Faculty
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

Adjunct Faculty
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

Adjunct Faculty
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

Adjunct Faculty
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.
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Dean Janoff, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
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, ABPP

Core Faculty
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
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Scott McCann, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Dr. Scott McCann has a PhD in education from UCSB, and has been a licensed clinical social worker since 1980.

Denise Mock, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
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.

Ron Pilato, PhD

Chair, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology program
Dr. Ron Pilato was named new Chair of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) program at Antioch University Santa Barbara in August 2014.
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Richard F. Sperling, JD

Adjunct Faculty
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

Core 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.

Marlene Valter

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.

Radhule Weininger

Adjunct Faculty
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.

Lee Weiser

Dr. Lee Weiser is a licensed clinical psychologist with a PhD in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology.

Randy Wood

Dr. Wood graduated from Nova (Southeastern) University in Florida and has been a licensed psychologist in California since 1982.