Thomas Donavan, PsyD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Office Phone: 951-343-4746 E-mail: email@example.com Office Location: James Building 378 Office Hours:
|PsyD||Clinical Psychology||Biola University||2015|
|M.A.||Clinical Psychology||Biola University||2012|
Licensed Psychologist, State of California (License Number PSY 28556)
International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) certified couple therapist.
Aging and Long-Term Care
Psychology and Christianity III: Biblical Anthropology and Axiology
Psychology and Christianity IV: Redemption
Human Communication in Group Process
Professional Law and Ethics
MFT Counseling Theories
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Attachment to God
Emotionally Focused Therapy
Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU
Special Appointment Faculty at Biola University’s Rosemead School of Psychology 2017-2021 teaching:
Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples
Emotion-Focused Therapy for Individuals
Psychology of Family
Seminar in Therapeutic Techniques
Research, Presentations, & Publications
Donavan, T. (June, 2020). Processing the Pandemic. Interactive presentation with congregants of Redeemer Church in La Mirada, CA.
Donavan, T. & Robins, K. (June, 2019). Marriage Fundamentals. Mental Health Seminar with congregants of My Friend’s House Church in Whittier, CA
Donavan, T. & Paxton, A. (June – August, 2019). Mental Health in the Church. Presentation at Redeemer Church in La Mirada, CA.
Donavan, T. (June, 2019). Emotional Intelligence. Educational Talk at Biola University’s Staff Development Conference at Fullerton Free Church, CA
Donavan, T. (June-August, 2018). Pastoral Support. Seminar for pastors of local churches at Biola Counseling Center, CA.
Donavan, T. (October, 2016). Compassion Fatigue. EBP Nursing Seminar Presentation at St. Joseph’s Hospital, CA.
Donavan, T. (2015). The development, maintenance, and resolution of maladaptive relational schema [Unpublished Doctoral Thesis]. Biola University
Church Membership & Activities
Member at Friends Church Fullerton
Community Service & Involvement
Independent clinical practice at Psychological Services of Riverside, providing psychotherapy services to adults and couples as well as supervision to CBU PsyD program practicum students.
Interests & Hobbies
Spending time with my wife and three children
Mountain biking, running, and surfing
… Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go. – Joshua 1:9