• Guest Column: Pursuing the Doctoral Dream

    Dec 15, 2015 by Marni Feuerman
    I have always loved learning. I am pretty much a geek! For as long as I can remember, I have had the goal of earning the highest degree available from a university. The reality was that the combination of a lack of finances and pressing life circumstances kept me from achieving this goal earlier in my life.
  • Faculty Focus: Guy du Plessis Publishes Innovative, Yet Practical Guide to Addiction Recovery

    Dec 15, 2015 by University Communications
    In his book An Integral Guide to Recovery: Twelve Steps and Beyond, CalSouthern faculty mentor Guy du Plessis outlines a new approach to addiction recovery, one that provides a recovery map and toolkit suited to the complexities of 21st-century life.
  • Current Issues in Domestic Violence

    Nov 18, 2015 by Gia Hamilton, PsyD
    Society’s understanding of domestic violence—referred to increasingly as intimate partner violence (IPV)—has expanded dramatically in recent years. Today, we better understand the scope of the problem, and our methods of treating victims of IPV are more nuanced and effective.
  • Guest Column: Pets in Therapeutic Practice

    Sep 18, 2015 by Rhonda McCloud. PsyD
    Sigmund Freud may be the first psychotherapist to use a pet in practice, although perhaps accidently. His canine, Fijo, calmed his clients during therapy sessions and provided them with security and acceptance, facilitating the psychoanalysis process.
  • Reflections of a CalSouthern PsyD Learner: the Internship, Doctoral Project and Planning for the Future

    Sep 13, 2015 by University Communications
    CalSouthern PsyD learner Neha Duggal is a truly outstanding student, earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average in her coursework. She's nearing the end of her program, embarking upon her doctoral project as she works as a registered psychological assistant in her supervised internship at the South Asian Helpline and Referral Agency, accumulating hours toward licensure in California as a clinical psychologist.
  • Meet 10 Members of CalSouthern’s Graduating Class of 2015

    Sep 10, 2015 by Tom Dellner
    Each year, CalSouthern’s commencement ceremony marks the high point on the university’s academic calendar. The celebration continues to expand in scope.
  • A Moment of Clarity: The Journey Continues

    Jul 1, 2015 by Freddie Williams
    [The following is a short excerpt from A Moment of Clarity: The Journey Continues, written by Freddie Williams, a 2012 graduate of CalSouthern’s Master of Arts in Psychology program. Freddie is a gifted mental health clinician, specializing in addiction counseling, and the founder of Shifting Gears, an organization specializing in substance abuse treatment and HIV education.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy: The Most Common Legal and Ethical Issues

    Jun 30, 2015 by Tom Dellner
    The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) offers a wide variety of benefits to its pre- and post-licensed members, from networking events to continuing education, liability insurance for graduate student members...
  • Research and Scholarly Writing: Beyond the Paper

    Jun 28, 2015 by Eileen Paniagua, PsyD
    Research and scholarly writing can be highly rewarding for the professional and the graduate student alike. It is a gateway for communicating and sharing knowledge in a way that transcends time.
  • In Memory of the 33: Reflecting on the Experience of Empathy

    Apr 19, 2015 by Gregory C. Mabry, PsyD
    On the bus ride to the clinic to meet my patient, I stare through the dusty window of the bus at the Hindu Kush mountain range of Eastern Afghanistan. The snow covered mountain peaks amazingly endure in the 80 degree weather.



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