Kenneth Polite, PhD
Dr. Polite is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and an ordained pastor. He graduated from The Graduate School of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary with a Masters in Theology and a PhD in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Polite has been involved in the education and training of psychologist for 30 years. He is the former Director of Clinical Training at both The Illinois School of Professional Psychology and Rosemead School of Psychology, and the former Dean of The Doctor of Psychology Program of the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles. He has been a practicing psychologist since 1983.
Erica Holmes, Psy.D
Dr. Erica Holmes has over 15 years of experience in the fields of psychotherapy and counseling, training and consultation, seminar and workshop presenting, education, and research. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Sociology with a minor in Behavioral Science, as well as, a Master’s degree and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Holmes is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of California and has worked in independent psychotherapy practice, conducted evaluation research, residential and community mental health, specialty care (substance abuse: for which she received an APA Minority Fellowship), and in academia.
Dr. Holmes is a former faculty member at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, Los Angeles, a current faculty member at Loyola Marymount University, conducts program development and evaluation research as a private consultant, is the director of clinical training in the Champion Counseling Center at Faithful Central Bible Church, and provides supervision and directs mental health services for a school-based health clinic in Watts. Her clinical work includes: Psychology and Spirituality; Faith-Based psychotherapy; Multicultural Psychology; Trauma survival and research; and Community Involvement Programs.
Tsega Worku is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of California and the Director of MFT Intern training program for the Champion Counseling Center at Faithful Central Bile Church. He completed his Masters degree in Marital and Family therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary in 1997. Tsega has over 15 years of experience working with couples, children and families in community based mental health programs, educational institutions and private practice setting. Tsega enjoys training and supervising young professionals in the field of psychology and helping couples strengthen their marriages. He is also the Director of Counseling Ministries at Lake Avenue Church in Pasadena and has a private practice.
Dr. Jonathan Meeter is licensed as a Clinical Psychologist; he graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary with a master degrees in theology and psychology, and a doctorate in clinical psychology. He has been providing therapy, supervision, and training for over 30 years in clinical, collegiate, and private practice settings. He has served for 15 years as a psychology professor, and enjoys the integration of psychology with mindfulness and other practical approaches to spirituality.