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Faculty Profiles

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Tel: (415) 422-2140
avisj@usfca.edu

Joan Avis, Ph.D.

Professor, Counseling Psychology

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Counseling psychology; adult development, life transitions counseling; life planning and consultation; personality; psychology of women.

Tel: (415) 422-2157
tbailey@usfca.edu

Tamba-Kuii M. Bailey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Multicultural psychology; Black psychology; social justice in psychology.

Tel: (415) 422-5854
bussolari@usfca.edu

Cori Bussolari, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Pediatric health psychology; bereavement; the relationship between chronic/terminal illness and family coping; the human-animal bond; complexity science as a framework for counseling.

Tel:
lsfelipe@usfca.edu

Lou Felipe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Accountable clinical skills, mental health and oppression, internalized oppression, childhood trauma, trauma-focused treatment, Filipino-American psychology, disparities in community mental health, identify development.

Tel: (415) 422-6901
florese@usfca.edu

Elena Flores, Ph.D.

Associate Dean and Professor, Counseling Psychology

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Latino adolescent sexuality; family functioning and adolescent health risk behaviors; racial/ethnic discrimination and minority status stress, obesity prevention and intervention among Latinos.

Tel: (415) 422-2137
gerrardb@usfca.edu

Brian Gerrard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Counseling Psychology, Department Chairperson

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Marital and family therapy; school-based family counseling; cognitive-behavioral therapy; research methods; psychological type; grief counseling; health psychology.

Tel: (415) 422-2826
goodell@usfca.edu

Judith Goodell, Ed.D.

Associate Professor, Counseling Psychology

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Adult development; life transitions and how people adapt to change; aging and eldership; the relationship between positive psychology and counseling/therapy; spiritual development across the life span; the application of indigenous wisdoms and cross-cultural methods to modern mental health and personal growth.

Tel:
kvpage@usfca.edu

Konjit V. Page, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Racial and sexual identity development; access and service development for LGBT populations; multicultural and LGBT-affirmative counselor training and supervision; LGBT counseling competencies for school counselors; and diversity training and consultation for organizations and direct care staff.

Tel: (415) 422-2124
pattersont@usfca.edu

Terence Patterson, Ed.D., ABPP

Professor, Counseling Psychology

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Couple therapy, ethical issues, behavioral health, multicultural competence, theoretical orientation in psychotherapy. A particular interest is mentoring students from their decision to pursue a mental health career through each phase of training through licensure and beyond.

Tel: (415) 422-2456
lperezgualdron@usfca.edu

Leyla Pérez-Gualdrón, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Social justice orientation and academic/civic engagement in urban youth; school relational and language climate; bilingualism; racial identity.

Tel: (415) 422-2347
cjyeh@usfca.edu

Christine Yeh, Ph.D.

Professor, Counseling Psychology

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Poverty, racism, and mental health in urban schools and communities; Immigrant youth cultural adjustment and negotiations; Asian Pacific Islander cultural conceptualizations of self, collectivistic coping, and mental health; multicultural school counseling, indigenous healing methods and perspectives; obesity prevention.

Tel: (415) 422-2138
zlutnicks@usfca.edu

Steven Zlutnick, Ph.D.

Professor, Counseling Psychology

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Behavioral therapy and behavioral health/medicine; single subject experimental research; accountable mental health systems; iatrogenic issues in education, psychology and medicine.