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Jerome Front, M.A., MFT
Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

M.A., Pepperdine University; B.A., Northwestern University

Front is a marriage and family therapist, teaches meditation and is an experienced leader of innovative clinical training retreats and workshops. At Pepperdine in 2000, Front developed the first Graduate Psychology Course in the country towards degree credit called: "Mindfulness and Psychotherapy." His teaching and writing specialties include mindfulness-related clinical training, exploring essential clinical qualities, and the nature of the therapeutic relationship. More details can be found at:


The Culture and Trauma Research Lab conducts research on the cultural context of traumas such as partner abuse, human trafficking, genocide, and racism, and the role of spirituality in the recovery process.