M.A. Counseling Faculty

Areas of Emphasis:
Marriage, Family, and Child or Clinical Mental Health

Palo Alto · San Mateo · Monterey Bay · Global Online

Palo Alto University Master's programs faculty bring academic and professional experience to the classroom. Many teach the same classes on campus and online.

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M.A. Counseling faculty bring strong backgrounds in family therapy, child/adolescent development, clinical practice, counselling, violence prevention and other disciplines that are the basis of practice as a Marriage and Family Therapist or Clinical Mental Health Counselor.

The following individuals represent core faculty for the M.A. Counseling program. These are partial lists of the instructors students work with as they pursue a Master’s degree at Palo Alto University. Each name below is linked to the faculty member’s bio.

Timothy Baima, Ph.D., Clinical Training Director

  • Selected interests: family, child/adolescent and home-based therapy; violence prevention and intervention

Eduardo Bunge, Ph.D., Visiting Professor, Member of the Institute for International Internet Interventions for Health (i4Health)

  • Selected interests: potential of technology for delivering mental health services and education;

Martha L. Chiu, Ph.D., Director of Academic Affairs for the Global Online M.A. Degree Program in Counseling, China

  • Selected interests: improvement of mental health services for culturally diverse populations around the world

Sharon C. Graff, M.A., M.F.T., Adjunct Professor

  • Selected interests: developmental psychology, adolescent-based interventions

Aaron Henderson, M.A., Ph.D. Candidate, Associated Faculty

  • Selected interests: Social justice, multicultural counseling

Dee Marx-Kelly, M.A., LMFT, Associated Faculty

  • Selected interests: counseling law and ethics, internal family systems therapy

Karen Roller, Ph.D., MFT, Associated Faculty

  • Selected interests: attachment, somatic psychotherapy

Sheilah Siegel;, Ph.D., Associated Faculty

  • Selected interests: counseling theory; practicum supervision; clinical interviewing; family therapy

William H. Snow, Ph.D., Associate Professor Director of Counseling Psychology, North America

  • Selected interests: research and program evaluation, professional identity, career development theories, social justice and, organizational leadership

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