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Elisa Shepard, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology
Associate Provost for Online Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-3946
E-mail: eshepard@calbaptist.edu
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Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University 2011
M.A. Clinical Psychology Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University 2007
B.A. Psychology Biola University 2005
  • Additional Education

    Licensed Psychologist in the state of California

  • Courses Taught

    PSY320 Lifespan Development

    PSY322 Theories of Personality

    PSY422 Theories of Counseling

    PSY502s Professional Practice Seminar

    PSY530 Advanced Research Methodology

    PSY540 Psychodiagnostics

    PSY534 Pre-Practicum

    PSY535 Advanced Psychopathology

    PSY555 Practicum I

    PSY570 Practicum II

    PSY580 Family Therapy I

    PSY585 Family Therapy II

    PSY597C Domestic Violence

    PSY597B HIV-AIDS Counseling

    PSY598C Aging and Mental Health

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Clinical training
    Counseling theory and techniques
    Child development
    Marriage and family relationships
    Impact of religious coping on psychological distress

  • Interests & Hobbies

    I am married and have two spunky kids and two furry pets. As a family, we enjoy sports, Disneyland, beach trips, and traveling just about anywhere we can.

  • Personal Philosophy

    Colossians 3:12-15 Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.

    I feel incredibly fortunate to have the opportunity to serve students here at CBU. I believe in a balanced life - a life where we can work hard toward our professional and educational goals, have fun and make memories with those that we love, and transform ourselves as we are sharpened to be more like Christ. I hope to model this to my students and to encourage them as they seek to live their purpose.