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Core Faculty of the Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology

John G. Mehm, Ph.D.; Program Director Interests: Psychological assessment and diagnosis; cognitive-behavioral therapy, community treatment of serious mental illness; legal issues in mental health.

Kelly Weber, Psy.D.; Associate Director and Assistant Professor Interests: individual, family and group mental health services, psychological evaluations and assessment and treatment for individuals seeking bariatric surgery.

Alice W. Cheng, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Interests: Ethnic minority mental health disparity; Asian-American mental health; alcohol and substance use disorders; culturally adapted interventions; diagnostic issues in ethnic minority; experiences of minority therapist (training, supervision, therapy dynamic, professional development); multicultural competency; racial microaggression (implicit racism); childhood abuse/trauma; and adult attachment styles.; Buddhism and psychoanalysis; women, mentoring and clinical training issues.

Lourdes P. Dale, Ph.D., Associate Professor Interests: Infants and children, pediatric health psychology.

Kathy McCloskey, Psy.D., Ph.D.; Professor Interests: Domestic violence; multicultural training and curricula development; gay, lesbian, and bisexual issues; ethics; forensics; cognitive-behavioral therapy; strategic therapy; brief therapy; research methodology and design; program evaluation.

Anne Pidano, Ph.D.; Associate Professor Interests: The intersection of pediatric primary care and behavioral health, Child and family therapy; clinical doctoral training and administration.

Michael Toohey, Ph.D.; Visiting Assistant Professor Interests: Assessment and treatment of irritability, anger, and aggression

Otto Wahl, Ph.D.; Professor Interests: Public attitudes toward mental illnesses; media depiction of mental illnesses; mental illness stigma.