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Geoffrey Buckley, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

Ph.D., Pacifica Graduate Institute; M.S. (MFT), California Lutheran University; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Geoff has been a licensed marriage and family, therapist since 1985. He and his wife, who is also a therapist, have a private practice in Newbury Park. Geoff sees a wide variety of clients dealing with individual and relationship problems. He has experience supervising interns and trainees, has led numerous workshops, seminars, and therapy groups, and with his wife Kathleen, hold day-long workshops for couples. Geoff has been an adjunct professor in psychology and counseling at Pepperdine and Calif. State University, Northridge since 2000. He and his wife have authored a workbook for teaching communication to couples.


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.