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Adjunct Instructor, Masters Counseling Program, University of La Verne (2003 – 2010)

Courses Taught:

Young Adulthood: Love & Work:  I designed this course to focus on two important issues for young adults: finding lasting love and balancing love with career.  Emphasis is placed on students’ exploration of their own family-of-origin issues, attachment, personality and gender to help them discover how to have their own good relationship.

Human Development:  This is a study of lifespan development from infancy to late adulthood, focusing on physical, cognitive, social and emotional issues.  Special areas of focus include family systems theory, attachment theory and gender differences in relationships.

Family Therapy:  This course explores how to provide counseling from a family systems perspective.  Emphasis is placed on students’ exploration of their own family-of-origin relationships.

Group Counseling:  This is a practical course, where students are given hands-on training in conducting group therapy.

Counseling Theories & Skills II:  This is a practical course, where students are given hands-on training in conducting individual therapy.  Basic theories of attachment  and family systems are also covered.

Psychopathology:  This course covers the various psychological disorders, such as anxiety and depression.

Assistant Professor of Undergraduate Psychology, Azusa Pacific University (1992-2001) 

Courses Taught:

Human Growth & Development: This is a study of lifespan development from infancy to late adulthood, focusing on physical, cognitive, social and emotional issues.  Special areas of focus include family systems theory, attachment theory and gender differences in relationships.

Abnormal Psychology:  This course covers the various psychological disorders, such as anxiety and depression.

General Psychology:  This is a survey course that includes topics such as pioneers in early psychology, the brain, child and adult development.

History of Psychology:  This is a study of the historical and philosophical foundations of modern day psychology.

Adjunct Instructor, Marital & Family Therapy Department, Azusa Pacific University (1992)

Courses Taught:

Family Therapy:  This course explores how to provide counseling from a family systems perspective.  Emphasis is placed on students’ exploration of their own family-of-origin relationships.

Psychotherapy & Cultural Diversity:  This course explores how to provide culturally-sensitive counseling.  Emphasis is placed on students’ exploration of their own cultural and ethnic heritage.

Dr. Vondie LozanoDr. Vonda ("Vondie") Lozano is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Hypnotherapist and former Psychology Professor. She offers counseling, hypnosis and free workshops to help you have the life and love you really want. Vondie is the author of finding Mr. Right. She's been featured in Cosmopolitan, the Wall Street Journal and on KABC Talk Radio.

Vondie's been in L.A. for 20 years and now she's in Ventura. Nearby cities include Camarillo, Ojai and Oxnard. Ventura is also accessible from Santa Barbara, Moorpark, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village.