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Winetta A. Oloo, PhD, MS, LMFT

Winetta Oloo, PhD, MS, LMFT

Chair of the Department of Counseling and Family Sciences
Interim Program Director, Doctor of Marital and Family Therapy
Director of Clinical Training, Doctoral Programs
Associate Professor, Counseling and Family Sciences

Contact Information

Email woloo@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-4547, ext. 42099
Fax 909-558-0417

Department of Counseling and Family Sciences
Loma Linda University, Griggs Hall, Office 109
11065 Campus St., Loma Linda, CA  92350

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy - Loma Linda University, 2006
  • MS, Marriage and Family Therapy - Loma Linda University, 2003

Areas of Specialization

  • Recovery-oriented care
  • Clinical supervision
  • Adolescent and transitional-aged youth development
  • Treating severe mental illness

Professional Memberships and Licenses

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
  • Licensed Marital and Family Therapist

Recent Publications

  • Lyles Kincade, L., Fox, C., Oloo, W. & Hopkins, G. (2016). Prosocial development and achievement of young African American males in southern California. Journal of African American Males in Education, 7 (2).
  • Oloo, W., Castillo, N., Fox, C., & Gittens, H. (2015). The Qualitative Study of Recovery-Oriented Care in Clinical Supervision: A Methodological Overview. International Journal of Arts and Humanities, 1 (2), p.8-18.
  • Hearn, A., & Oloo, W. (2014). Housing Crisis. In Ganong, L, Coleman, M, & Golson, J. (Eds.), The Social History of the American Family. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Oloo, W. (2014). Birth Order. In Ganong, L, Coleman, M, & Golson, J. (Eds.), The Social History of the American Family. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Oloo, W., & Yektafar, G. (2014). Family Counseling. In Ganong, L, Coleman, M, & Golson, J. (Eds.), The Social History of the American Family. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Baker, W. (2013). Adult Psychotherapy. In R. Emory (Ed.), Cultural Sociology of Divorce: An Encyclopedia. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Recent Presentations

  • The Community Resiliency Model – Healing Step by Step, 2014, Trauma and Resilience Conference.
  • Resiliency Techniques for Children Experiencing Trauma, 2014, Trauma and Resilience Conference.
  • The Community Resiliency Model, 2014, 2nd Global Conference on Health & Lifestyle.
  • Clinical Supervision in Recovery-Oriented Care, 2013, AAMFT-CA Student Conference.
  • Group Therapy with Mexican Immigrants, 2012, The Taos Institute Annual Conference.

Community Engagement

  • Board Member, Bayfront Youth and Family Services (2011-present)
  • Board Member, B.L.U.E. Christmas Services (2011-present)
  • Loma Linda University International Behavioral Health Trauma Team (2011-present)