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Steven Sultanoff

Adjunct Faculty
Psychology Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Sultanoff is a psychologist and consultant in private practice. He also serves as a staff member at the Center for Cognitive Therapy in Newport Beach and provides supervision for master's and doctoral psychotherapy interns and private training seminars for therapists. Sultanoff, who serves as president of the American Association for Therapeutic Humor, is recognized nationally as an expert in therapeutic uses of humor, and has written numerous articles on the topic of humor. His teaching interests include psychotherapy skills and techniques, theory, group therapy, and practicum.


  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley
  • BS, University of Florida