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Edward P. Shafranske, Ph.D., ABPP
Professor and PsyD Program Director

Ph.D., Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute; Ph.D., U.S. International University; M.A., U.S. International University; B.A., Immaculate Heart College

Dr. Shafranske is a psychologist/psychoanalyst with experience in private practice, community mental health, and university/school settings. His primary interests are clinical and applied psychoanalysis, clinical supervision, and the psychology of religion. He is a fellow of APA, member of the American and International Psychoanalytic Associations, past president of APA Division 36, and past chair of the CPA Division of Education and Training. He served as editor of Religion and the Clinical Practice of Psychology, and the forthcoming Spiritually-Oriented Psychotherapy, and is co-author of The Practice of Clinical Supervision: A Competency-based Approach. In 1997, he was named Luckman Distinguished Teaching Fellow.


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Mara Leigh Taylor (MA '03, MA '06) founded Getting Out By Going In after more than five years of volunteer work inside prisons, teaching more than 600 inmates tools for rapid and lasting changes, and recently authored a book titled Women in Prison: Women Finding Freedom.