George Garcia Ph.D.

Clinical Training Director; Professor of Psychology and Counseling

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EDUCATION:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy, North Central University 
  • Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, Hope International University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Biola University

CREDENTIALS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT 107258) 
  • Certified Prepare/Enrich Therapist
  • Completed basic Training for EMDR
  • Completed Gottman Level I

COURSES:

  • Treatment of Couples
  • Child Abuse and Detection
  • Christian Principles of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Approaches to Treatment of Children
  • Supervised Practicum
  • Psychopathology
  • Case Conceptualization
  • Family Therapy

 

KEY AFFILIATIONS:

  • Delta Kappa, the International Marriage and Family Therapy Honor Society United States
  • Christian Counselor’s Network (CCN)- Clinical Member
  • American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) - Clinical Member
  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) - Clinical Member

ACADEMIC/RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Male Infertility
  • Use of EMDR and Trauma
  • The Integration of Faith and Psychology
  • Adoption and Foster Youth
  • Posttraumatic Growth
  • Spiritual Formation

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Dissertation: The Experience of Loss Among Men with Infertility, April 2021

 

HOBBIES/INTEREST:

I enjoy training in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, playing golf, watching the Lakers, spending time with my two dogs and amazing family.


FAVORITE SCRIPTURE:

  • Psalm 90:17 Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; and confirm for us the work of our hands; Yes, confirm the work of our hands.
  • Isaiah 61:1 The Spirit of the sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives, and release from darkness for the prisoners.
  • Psalm 31:15 My times are in Your hands; deliver me from the hand of my enemies and from those who persecute me.