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CHARLES R. BILLINGS, PH.DCharles Billings Photo 2012

Professor, Psychology,  Chair, Department of Counseling Psychology
School of Education and Counseling Psychology
Expert in Psychotherapy
cbillings@Dominican.edu
415-485-3263

EXPERTISE

  • Brief and long-term, client-centered, behavioral, cognitive-behavioral and transpersonal psychotherapy with children, adolescents, adults, seniors, couples, and families
  • Psychological assessment
  • Mediation
  • Clinical training and supervision
  • Test construction
  • Psychological and business consultation
  • Commissioner on Examinations for Psychologist, Educational Psychologist, and Marriage and Family Therapist Licensing

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MATTHEW DAVIS, PH.DMatt Davis

Professor, Department of Psychology
School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Expert in Psychological Response to Natural Disasters
415-257-0198
davis@dominican.edu

EXPERTISE

  • Human Response to Natural Disasters: Tsunami, Earthquakes, Volcanoes
  • Public Perceptions of Risk
  • Social Psychology
  • Media Psychology

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Research on public awareness of volcanic hazards in Italy and Mt. Rainier
  • Studied hazard awareness of tsunami risks in Northern California
  • Evaluating psychological effects of disasters for "Get Ready Marin" and CERT
  • Nickname at Dominican is "Disasterman."

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ROBIN GAYLE, PH.Drobin gayle 2013

Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling Psychology
School of Education and Counseling Psychology
Expert in Marriage and Family Therapy
rgayle@Dominican.edu
415-485-3263

EXPERTISE

  • Brief and long-term psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and families
  • Crisis intervention
  • Cross-cultural counseling
  • Group psychotherapy
  • Group process consultation; self-esteem in girls; pre-adolescent social issues
  • Religious crisis
  • Women’s issues
  • Gestalt therapy.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Primary and middle school lecturer on parenting Issues. 
  • Leader of three psychotherapy groups: Mothers of Daughters Group, Eating Psychology, and Women's Transitions.

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JOANIE GILLISPIE, PH.D

Adjunct Instructor, Psychology
School of Education and Counseling Psychology
Expert in Psychology and the Internet
415-380-9985
joanie.gilllispie@Dominican.edu

EXPERTISE

  • Psychology and the Internet
  • Cyber relationships
  • Cyber Culture

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Co-author of "Cyber Rules: What You Really Need to Know About the Internet" (WW Norton, 2006).
  • President of Marin County Psychological Association.

 

LEEANN BARTOLINI, PH.DLeann Bartolini

Co-Chair, Department of Psychology
School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Expert in Clinical Psychology/Depression and Anxiety Disorders
415-257-1357
bartolini@dominican.edu

EXPERTISE

  • Abnormal psychology
  • Child and adolescent development
  • Psychology of dreams
  • Death and dying
  • Mental illness
  • Women's issues

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