A Seventh-day Adventist Organization

Ian P. Chand, PhD, MS, MA

Ian Chand, PhD, MS, MA

Program Director, Clinical Mediation Certificate
Professor, Counseling and Family Sciences

Contact Information

Email ichand@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-4547, ext. 47005
Fax 909-558-0417

Department of Counseling and Family Sciences
Loma Linda University, Griggs Hall, Office 204
11065 Campus St., Loma Linda, CA  92350

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD, Rural Sociology - Pennsylvania State University, 1980
  • MS, Rural Sociology - Pennsylvania State University, 1973
  • MA, Religion - Andrews University, 1969

Areas of Specialization

  • Christian family therapy
  • Family law and ethics
  • Family mediation
  • Sociology of the family

Professional Memberships and Licenses

  • American Association of Christian Counselors
  • Association for Conflict Resolution
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor
  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Recent Presentations

  • “Ultimate Happiness,” A Sermon at the Church of the Open Door, Colton, CA. October 18, 2014.
  • “Finding the Love of Your Life: A Christian Perspective,” Indonesian SDA Church, Mira Loma, CA. February 21, 2014.
  • “Embrace the Past and Empower the Future,” Sri Lanka. December 2, 2013.
  • “A Seminar on Prepare-Enrich Training,” CARE Counselors, Inc., San Bernardino, CA. May 17, 2013.
  • “ A Graduation Address for Consecration,” at Spicer Memorial College, Pune, India. March 2013.
  • “Emotional Style and Christian Leadership,” A presentation to pastors and church administrators of World Evangelical Alliance, Sri Lanka at Colombo, Sri Lanka. November 2012.
  • “A Seminar on Adjustment of Immigrant Families to Canada” and a “A Seminar on Parenting,” Vancouver, Canada. November 4-6, 2011.
  • “A Course on Cross --Cultural Family Counseling,” at Canadian University College, LaCombe, Canada. June 6-8, 2011.
  • “A Seminar on Prepare-Enrich Training,” CARE Counselors, Inc., San Bernardino, CA. February 11, 2011.

Community Engagement

  • Founder, Volunteer President, and Board Member of CARE Counselors, Inc. (2009-present)