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Lisseth Sanders

Lisseth Rojas-Flores

Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy

A bilingual and bicultural clinical psychologist originally from Colombia, Dr. Rojas-Flores brings expertise in trauma, youth violence prevention, and the effects of immigration enforcement on the well-being of children and youth. Her teaching, research, and scholarship are deeply informed by culture and context.

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Warren Brown

Director of the Travis Research Institute and Professor of Psychology

Dr. Brown, a member of the Fuller faculty for more than 35 years, is a widely recognized authority in neuropsychology and psychophysiology. A prolific author and speaker, his extensive research has examined neuroscience and philosophy, science and faith, the brain’s corpus callosum, and many other areas.

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Jessica ChenFeng

Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy

Dr. ChenFeng is known in the field of marriage and family therapy for her clinical expertise and scholarship integrating sociocontextual lenses of race, gender, and generation into work with minoritized individuals, families, and communities. In the last few years, her primary clinical focus has been the well-being of physicians, especially through pandemic-related trauma and burnout. 

Fuller Welcomes Andrea Waddell-Pratt as Associate Professor of the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy

December 5, 2022

The School of Psychology & Marriage and Family Therapy welcomes Andrea Waddell-Pratt as associate professor of the practice of marriage and family therapy. In her role as professor, she endeavors to draw on her experience as a practicing clinical psychologist to help students broaden their understanding of therapeutic practice, craft a clinical identity, and develop…

Fuller Welcomes Melissa Zwart as Marriage and Family Therapy Director of Clinical Training for Pasadena

October 7, 2022

The School of Psychology & Marriage and Family Therapy welcomes Melissa Zwart as Marriage and Family Therapy Director of Clinical Training for Pasadena. An alum of Fuller’s MSMFT and MAT programs, she has spent the last nine years working for Azusa Pacific University, where she served as an assistant professor, MFT program director, and director…

Fuller Professor Joey Fung Part of Team Awarded $3.5 million NIH R01 Grant

August 5, 2022

Fuller Seminary is pleased to congratulate Professor Joey Fung as part of a team that received a prestigious five-year, $3.5 million R01 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Fung is the director of Fuller’s Travis Research Institute and an associate professor of psychology in the Clinical Psychology Department in Fuller’s School of…

In Memory of Archibald D. Hart: One of Christian Psychology’s Founders

July 21, 2021

Archibald (Arch) D. Hart was peacefully promoted to heaven on July 18, 2021. He was 89. Dr. Hart faithfully served on the faculty of Fuller Seminary’s School of Psychology & Marriage and Family Therapy from 1973 to 2001 and continued to teach courses for Fuller by request until 2016. He taught clinical psychology students and…

Brad Strawn Named Chief of Spiritual Formation and Integration, and Dean of the Chapel

July 19, 2021

Fuller is happy to announce that Brad Strawn, Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of the Integration of Psychology and Theology, has been named chief of spiritual formation and integration for the seminary. In this newly created role, Dr. Strawn will lead the development and implementation of a seminary-wide strategy aiming to ensure that theological, psychological,…

Fuller Welcomes Alesia Starks as Instructor of Marriage and Family Therapy

July 15, 2021

The School of Psychology & Marriage and Family Therapy welcomes Alesia Starks as a practitioner faculty colleague and instructor of marriage and family therapy. Ms. Starks began teaching in the spring as an adjunct instructor in the MS in Marriage and Family Therapy program on the Pasadena campus and will continue to bring her clinical…

Fuller Welcomes Nancy Frigaard as Program Director of Fuller Arizona MFT Program

July 15, 2021

The School of Psychology & Marriage and Family Therapy welcomes Nancy Frigaard as an administrative faculty colleague as she serves as the new program director for the Fuller Arizona Marriage and Family Therapy program. Dr. Frigaard is a Fuller alum and a graduate of the inaugural cohort of the MFT program in Phoenix. While in…

Alexis Abernethy Named Chief Academic Officer for Fuller

May 10, 2021

It is a joy and honor for the seminary to announce that Alexis Abernethy, Professor of Clinical Psychology and Chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, has been named Chief Academic Officer for Fuller Theological Seminary. In this role, Dr. Abernethy will be responsible for overseeing all academic programs for the seminary, including the School of…

Fuller Announces Launch of Doctor of Marriage and Family Therapy Degree

February 16, 2021

Fuller Seminary is launching a new degree today that will provide additional professional knowledge and training for mental health professionals. The Doctor of Marriage and Family Therapy* (DMFT) degree at Fuller’s School of Psychology & Marriage and Family Therapy (SOPMFT) will provide advanced clinical training and greater expertise in areas such as assessment, consultation, and…

Alexis Abernethy Named Chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

October 5, 2020

Dr. Alexis Abernethy, Associate Provost for Faculty Inclusion and Equity and Professor of Psychology, has been named Chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In her previous role, Dr. Abernethy focused her diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts on faculty-related matters such as best practices around curriculum development and classroom interactions. In her new role, she will…

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