A Seventh-day Adventist Organization

Department of Psychology

David A. Vermeersch, PhD
David A. Vermeersch, PhD
Interim Chair, Director of Clinical Training (PhD Program), Professor of Psychology
Areas: psychotherapy outcome, psychotherapy quality management, therapist effects on outcome, effects of therapist/patient feedback on outcome, reducing deterioration in psychotherapy, effectiveness and patient-focused research, outcome test construction
Email dvermeersch@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-7116
Adam L. Arechiga, PsyD, DrPH
Adam L. Aréchiga, PsyD, DrPH, MA
Associate Professor of Psychology
Areas: Clinical health psychology, obesity management, lifestyle change, health promotion and preventive care, and trauma, pain, and anxiety
Email aarechiga@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8717
Hector M. Betancourt, PhD
Hector M. Betancourt, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Areas: social, cultural, and health psychology, cognition (attribution)-emotion processes in interpersonal and inter-group behavior, role of culture in psychological processes and behavior, culture, diversity, and behavior in health and social issues, cultural and psychological factors in social inequities and health disparities
Email hbetancourt@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8708
Kendal C. Boyd, PhD
Kendal C. Boyd, PhD
Director of Clinical Training (PsyD Program), Associate Professor of Psychology
Areas: psychology of religion, spirituality/religion in psychotherapy, factor analysis
Email kboyd@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8574
Colleen A. Brenner, PhD
Colleen A. Brenner, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Areas: serious mental illness (focus on schizophrenia and bipolar disorder), clinical neuropsychology, electroencephalography (EEG), resiliency, self-efficacy, overall health, and well-being in serious mental illness
Email cbrenner@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8617
Paul E. Haerich, PhD
Paul E. Haerich, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Areas: cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, attention and affect, information processing and emotion, ionizing radiation effects on CNS function
Email phaerich@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8707
Richard E. Hartman, PhD
Richard E. Hartman, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Areas: behavioral neuroscience, experimental psychology
Email rhartman@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8709
Sylvia M. Herbozo, PhD
Sylvia M. Herbozo, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Areas: obesity, eating disorders, body image disturbance
Email sherbozo@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8578
Grace J. Lee, PhD
Grace J. Lee, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Areas: clinical neuropsychology, cognitive aging, neurodegenerative disorders, neuroimaging correlates of cognition and behavior
Email gracelee@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8710
Holly E.R. Morrell, PhD
Holly E. R. Morrell, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Areas: adolescent cigarette smoking prevention, e-cigarette use, smoking cessation and mental illness, addiction, advanced multivariate analysis
Email hmorrell@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-7221
Kelly R. Morton, PhD
Kelly R. Morton, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Areas: relationship between early life stress, negative emotions, and physical health outcomes, stress and health, social support and health, religion and health, care quality in primary care, primary care psychology
Email kmorton@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8721
Cameron L. Neece, PhD
Cameron L. Neece, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Areas: developmental psychology, childhood disorder (emphasis on intellectual disabilities, autism, and disruptive behavior disorders), parenting and family processes, treatment outcome research (focus on mindfulness approaches)
Email cneece@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8615

Administrative Staff

Shari Lane
Administrative Assistant to the Chair
Admissions and Records Coordinator
Email slane@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8577

Lesley Taylor
Senior Administrative Assistant to the Chair
Clinical Training Coordinator
Email litaylor@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8706

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