Doctorate in Clinical Psychology: Faculty

Our Program Chair

Frederic Luskin, Ph.D.

Education:

  • Ph.D. Counseling & Health Psychology – Stanford University
  • M.S. Psychology – San Jose State University

Licensures & certifications:

  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Licensed Psychologist
  • Licensed Educational Psychologist

Research & Training Interests: Positive psychology with an emphasis on forgiveness and happiness. Quantitative methods of research with an interest in outcome studies.

Publications:

  • Forgive for Good (2001)

  • Stress Free for Good (2005)

  • Forgive for Love (2008)

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology: Faculty

Kelly Yi, Ph.D.

Clinical Director & Faculty

Education

• PhD – Institute of Transpersonal Psychology
• MA Counseling Psychology – Institute of Transpersonal Psychology
• BA Psychology & Religious Studies – UCSB

Licensures & Certifications

• Licensed Psychologist

Research & Training

Interests: Mindfulness, contemplative clinical interventions, psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy, comparative mysticism, non-duality, spirit-entity contacts/channeling, Buddhist psychology, contemporary spiritual movements, integrative clinical interventions, awakening/enlightenment experiences

Methods: Heuristic Inquiry, Narrative Inquiry, Organic Inquiry, Integral Inquiry

Publications

• Yi, K. (2018, October). Multi-Dimensional Psychology: A New Model for Integrating Spiritually Transformative Experiences. Session presented at the American Center for the Integration of Spiritually Transformative Experiences Conference, Chicago, IL.
• Yi, K. (2017). Recontextualizing “mindfulness”: Considering the phenomenological enactment of clinical, spiritual, and religious realities. Spirituality in Clinical Practice, 4, 209-215.
• Yi, K. (2016, March). Mindfulness, Cultivating Emotional Balance, and Social Emotional Development. Session presented at Korea International School Counselor Association Conference, Jeju-do, South Korea.

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