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FACULTY LISTING                                          

*All Faculty Members are Adjunct 

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.

 

Terri Davis, Ph.D.

Dr. Terri Davis received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Fisk University, a Master of Arts in Educational Psychology from University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. in Clincia Psychology from Jackson State University. Dr Davis is a licensed psychologist in Arkansas and California. She has received numerous awards and scholarships, including Women Health fellowships from the Greater Los Angeles Veteran Healthcare system Dr. Davis has taught at seerl institute including course in clinical psychology

Neuropsychology and criminal behavior, and life span development. She ahs published numerous peer reviewed articles. Her research involves racial; and gender disparities in mental health care access and treatment.

 

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. He has over 40 years of teaching experience and field experience.

 

Claudia Kohner, Ph.D.

Claudia Kohner, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in California. She received a B.A. degree in English from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin; and a Ph.D. degree in Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego, California.

Prior to pursuing graduate study, Dr. Kohner worked in publishing houses in New York City for more than a decade. She has combined her editorial and her psychology background in various ways. For more than 15 years, she has been a freelance editor who specializes in psychoanalytic manuscripts. She is an instructor in another graduate clinical program, where she teaches a writing course and courses that support students on their doctoral projects. Dr. Kohner is the program evaluator for a parent-infant support program for at-risk children. She has written and produced an illustrated book for young children and the adults who take care of them that is grounded in psychological theory. The book entitled, Introduction to Very, Very Big Feelings, is a tool to help adults respond to young children’s out-of-control behavior in ways that promote emotional development. She hopes that she will inspire students at EIPS to apply their education to helping others through clear thought and the written word.  She teaches clinical psychology and developmental psychology courses and Professional Writing and Publication Styles at EIPS.

 

Anna M. Kumor, Ph.D.

Dr. Kumor received her Master of Arts in Counseling from  the California Graduate Institute, and  Ph.D. In Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. She is a licensed Marriage ad Family Therapist (MFT), and has been in private practice since 2010. Dr .Kumor has a Criminal Profiler Certification  from the National Association of  Forensic Counselors, and a Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling. Her CE course at the Zur Institute in forensic psychology. Dr. Kumor is an Employee and Physician Assistance Consultant at Kaiser Permanente.

 

Mandey K. Mount, Ph.D.

Dr.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 of awards and honors including Advisor of the year at UCI. She has numerous presentations and has published  an article on self-efficacy factors in new counselors 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.

 

Mimi Shagaga, Psy.D.

Dr. Mimi Shagaga a B.S. In Management form the University of Phoenix, an MA degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Phillips Graduate Institute and a Psy.D. in Applied Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.  Her areas of interest include relationship issues, life transitions, behavioral addictions and eating disorders.  Her published works include Through the Eyes of the Voyeur: The Lived Subjective Experience of Males Who Self-Identify as Sexual Addicts.  Dr. Shagaga also specializes in neuro-psychological and psychological assessment.

 

Nicole Willett, J.D.

Nicole Willett graduated with a B.A. in political science and sociology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a J.D. degree from New York Law School in New York, New York, where she was an editor for the Journal of Human Rights as well as an Executive Editor of the Moot Court Association. After graduation, she was admitted to the New York State Bar where she practiced for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and the New York City Police Department. After working in California, she spent a year studying at the Institute for Psycho-Structural Balancing in Los Angeles and the Polarity Healing Arts of California in Topanga, California.  Ms. Willett teaches clinical forensic psychology courses at EIPS.

 

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. He recently retired from Sonoma State University, where he taught in an interdisciplinary program and in many other departments.   Dr. Zimmer teaches clinical forensic psychology, clinical psychology, and law and ethics courses at EIPS. He has over 40 years of teaching experience.