Dr. Penny Clemmons was born in Chicago, IL and has been a Cub fan all her life. After receiving a B.A. in Psychology from the U. of Illinois and my M.A. in Psychology from Roosevelt University, she moved to Los Angeles and pursued a Ph.D. at the California Graduate Institute which is now part of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. In 1981, and became licensed as a psychologist. In 1994, Dr. Clemmons graduated from law school. She resides in Santa Barbara with her husband of 30+ years, two dogs and four rescue cats. Her passion is travel and has been to over 90 countries.
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.
Karla Mayorga Psy.D. LMFT
Dr. Karla Mayorga is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State University – Northridge, a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from National University and a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from California Southern University. Dr. Mayorga recently published her first book: The Unique Needs of Latinas: Before and After a Cancer diagnosis. She has extensive experience and knowledge working with diverse populations who are experiencing stress.
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 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.
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.