Faculty

Teressa L. Wilcox, M.S.

Adjunct Professor, College of Psychology & Ministry

Phone:  714-768-2400
Email:  tlwilcox@hiu.edu

EDUCATION:

  • M.S., Psychology, California State University, Long Beach
  • B.A., Psychology and a minor in Child Development, California State University, Fullerton

CREDENTIALS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC43675)
    • Marriage and Family Therapy Supervision
    • AAMFT and Alliant University, Irvine, CA
    • Innovations in Couples Therapy
    • Judith Zucker Anderson, PhD, UCI, Irvine, CA
    • Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy
    • Prepare/Enrich Premarital and Marital Inventory Training
    • Couple Communication I and Core Communication II
    • Sherod Miller, PhD, Anaheim, CA
    • Anger Management
    • Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
    • Law and Ethics
    • Domestic Violence
  • Clinical Member, American Association of Marriage ad Family Therapy.
  • Clinical Member, California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.                     

CAREER HISTORY:

  •  Adjunct Professor: Hope International University, 2011 - present   
  •  Private Practice: Huntington Beach, CA, 2007 - present
  •  Couples Ministry Leader: West Cypress Church, 2010 - present

COURSES:

  • PSY6130 Theories of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • PSY6350 Treatment of Couples
  • PSY5110 Human Sexuality
  • PSY6800 Supervised Practicum

KEY AWARDS/AFFILIATIONS
            INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS:

  • 2011    Honduras Couples Retreat Mission              
  • 2011    Honduras Medical Team Mission
  • 2010    Honduras Medical Team Mission 
  • 2007    Honduras Medical Team Mission
  • 2004    Honduras Medical Team Mission

ACADEMIC INTERESTS:

  • MFT Program and Students
  • Couples research and spiritual integration
  • Family life and development

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:
Her family; happily married since 1995 and have three children. Teressa enjoys traveling, cooking, and being active.

PERSONAL MISSION STATEMENT/ FAVORITE QUOTE/ SCRIPTURE/ PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION:
 Philippians 1:6 “…being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.”

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