Home
Faculty

Faculty

FACULTY

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.

 

The following Faculty members are Adjunct:

Eric Kung, Psy.D.

Dr. Eric Kung is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist currently practicing in the San Gabriel Valley. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UCLA, a Master of Science in Psychology from Cal Poly Pomona and a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University. He has extensive experience and knowledge working with diverse populations from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds. He has several years of teaching experience at the graduate level and has also sat on dozens of research committees over the years.

 

Sydney Barbara Metric, Ph.D.

Sydney Metric received a B.A. degree in Psychology of Consciousness from Antioch University in San Francisco, California; an M.A. degree in Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University in Concord, CA; and a Ph.D. degree in Expression Therapy from the National Institute of Expressive Therapy, Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Metric has been an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Lincoln University. Currently, she designs, coordinates, and facilitates classes, training, and community-based programs. She has published several books and many articles on using creative expression and ceremony to celebrate or support the rites of passage. Her books include The Art of Ritual, I Do, and Crossing the Bridge.

 

Stephanie Morgan Ed.D. LMFT

Dr. Stephanie Morgan is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She received her Ed.D in leadership with an emphasis in psychology from the University of the Cumberlands, her M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University, and her B.S in Human Services from California State University, Fullerton. Her doctoral research focused on leadership in graduate marriage and family therapy programs and student perception of competency. She is the director and clinical supervisor at a private outpatient counseling clinic where she is specialized in the treatment of eating disorders and other addictive and compulsive behaviors and disorders.

 

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.

 

Ty Ragan Psy.D.

Dr. Ty Ragan received a B.A. degree in leadership and ministry from Alberta Bible College in Alberta, Canada; an M.A. degree in leadership and ministry from the Canadian Theological Seminary in Calgary, Alberta; and a Psy.D. with an area of interest in clinical holistic psychology from the Eisner Institute for Professional Studies. He has experience in mentoring, coaching, spiritual direction, and meditation and publishing credits on the following topics: business, spiritual, curricula, political science and fiction. He has taught courses in geropsychology, lifespan development, addiction, personal development, life coaching, and case management. Dr. Ragan’s career path has also focused on helping the homeless in Calgary, Alberta, transition into community life. He teaches Human Cultural Diversity, Issues in Developmental Psychology, and Psychological Testing at the Master of Arts level.

 

Richard Zimmer, Ph.D.

Dr. Richard Zimmer 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.