All Faculty Members are Adjunct

Jennifer Busico, Psy.D.

Dr. Busico obtained a Master’s and Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy from the California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University.  She has worked as a clinical supervisor with interns who provide treatment to trauma survivors. Her clinical private practice deals with issues related to anxiety, depression, adjustment and behavioral problems. Dr. Busico’s perspective is that as clinicians there is ongoing evolution and growth


Walter Charley, Ph.D.

Dr. Walter Charley received a B.A. degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania; an M.A. degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from JFK University in Orinda, California; and a Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology at the Center for Psychological Studies in Berkeley where he served as the chairperson for the Human Subjects Committee and coordinated their CEU program. He specializes in human consciousness and has conducted classes in stress reduction and mediation where he utilizes teachings of Western psychology, Sufism, and Tibetan Buddhism. He teaches Clinical Geropsychology for EIPS.


Gregory Crawford, Psy.D.

Dr. Gregory Crawford is a licensed psychologist in California. He received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from University of Maryland, European Campus; A Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Bowie State University, European Campus; and his Psy.D. In Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles. Prior to pursuing higher education, Dr. Crawford was active duty for 10 years in the USAF and spent time in South Korea and Germany. He has provided clinical services in a variety of setting including the VA and the UC system. He specializes in trauma treatment which includes mindfulness and relaxation. He conceptualizes his work from an attachment and intersubjective lense.


Donald A. Eisner, Ph.D., J.D.

Dr. Eisner is the CEO, President, and Dean of EIPS. He is a licensed attorney and a psychologist as well as a certified mediator. Dr. Eisner received a B.A. in psychology from Ohio University; an M.A. degree in psychology from West Virginia University; a Ph.D. degree in psychology from West Virginia University; and a J.D. degree from the University of West Los Angeles. Dr. Eisner was a Visiting Professor of Forensic Psychology at Alliant International University and has taught courses on forensic assessment, criminal behavior, law and ethics in mental health, legal research and writing, introduction to forensic psychology, psychopathology, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Dr. Eisner is also well versed in psychological assessment. Currently, he is a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) in the California Workers’ Compensation system and has served as an expert witness in state and federal cases. Dr. Eisner has published research in the areas of forensic psychology as well as clinical psychology and gerontology and is a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Psychology.


Mandy K. Mount, Ph.D.

Dr. Mandy Mount received a Bachelors of Arts in psychology (Magna cum Laude) from UCLA,  a Masters of Arts in counseling psychology from the University of Maryland, and a Doctorate in counseling  and personnel services from  the  University of Marlyland.  Dr. Mount is a licensed psychologist in California,

She has  clinical teaching and research experience. Dr. Mount has received a number award and  honors including Advisor of the year at UCI. She has numerous presentations and  has published  an article on self-efficacy factors in new counselor in the Journal of Counseling Psychology.


Glen Pastores, Psy.D.

Dr. Glen F. Pastores is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He earned a BA in Psychology from San Diego State University; an MA in Counseling Psychology from National University in San Diego; and a Psy.D. Organization Development from Alliant International University School of Professional Psychology in Fresno.  He has over 15 years of experience providing psychotherapy, consultation, and coaching services to adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families. Dr. Pastors maintains a private practice in San Diego and has been teaching undergraduate and graduate psychology and organizational psychology courses for the past 8 years. His research interests include conscious capitalism, conscious business, pediatric psychology, and entrepreneurial stress. Dr. Pastores teaches Crisis Intervention and Trauma Counseling at EIPS.


Ja Ne’t Rommero, Psy.D.

Dr.  Ja Ne’t Rommero earned a BA in Psychology from California State University, Dominguez Hills, a Master’s and a Psy.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Rommero has worked in a variety of settings including community mental health, forensic as well as private practice. She has served as a guest lectured on numerous topics such as couples, parenting and mental health. Her passion in the field of psychology is are teens, couples, and closing the gap between fathers and their children.


Mimi Shagaga, Psy.D.

Dr. Mimi Shagaga has a B.S. in Management from the University of Phoenix.  Her Master of Arts in Psychology was obtained at Phillips Graduate Institute.  Dr. Shagaga earned a Doctor of Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She is certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Her experience includes psychological assessment with a wide variety of measures such as the WAISIV, WISCIV and test of malingering. Dr. Shagaga has provided clinical treated to individual with eating disorders, substance abuse and other health issues. She is a member of the American Association of Sexuality, Educators, Counselors and Therapists.


Tiffany Tatum, Psy.D.

Dr. Tiffany Tatum earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State University, Northridge; a Masters of Social Work from the University of  Southern California,  School of Social  Work; and a Doctorate  of Psychology in Organizational Management and Consulting from Phillips Graduate Institute.


Richard Zimmer, Ph.D.

Richard Zimmer, Ph.D., received a B.A. degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan; an M.A. degree in history from the University of California, Berkeley, California; a Ph.D. degree in psychology from the Center for Psychological Studies in Berkeley, and a Ph.D. degree in anthropology from UCLA in Los Angeles, California. He currently is a clinical psychologist in practice in Santa Rosa, California.  He works with a variety of clients, including the developmentally disabled and people with Asperger’s.