The Wright Institute Administration & Staff

Get to know Katherine Tarnoff, MFT - Core Faculty, Counseling Psychology Program

Katherine Tarnoff, MFT first came to the Wright Institute as a student, and has stayed on as a member of the Core Faculty for the Counseling Psychology program. Students rave about Katherine's warmth, passion, and depth of knowledge. We're so fortunate to have her as a member of the Wright Institute community!

Helping Children Process Trauma

Dr. Ritchie Rubio, a member of the Full-Time Faculty with the Counseling Psychology program, pulled together this wonderful list of resources for children affected by natural disasters.

Including the Body in Psychotherapy Practice

Angela Porter, MFT, CATC, CMT, a graduate of the Wright Institute Counseling Psychology program, incorporates Breema bodywork into her treatments for trauma and substance abuse. Read on to learn more about her practice and the workshops that she leads for therapists and interns!

Get to know Bowbay Liang-Hua Feng, MFT - Core Faculty, Counseling Psychology Program

Bowbay is a graduate of the Counseling Psychology program at the Wright Institute, and recently joined the Core Faculty. We are so grateful that students are able to learn from such a thoughtful, passionate, and dedicated educator.

New study explores impacts of clinical supervisory relationships on supervisees and supervisors

Dr. Ritchie Rubio, Full-Time Faculty member in the Counseling Psychology program, co-presents his research to the San Francisco Department of Public Health Behavioral Health Services division.

Dr. Rubio Incorporates Art Therapy and Play Therapy into Instruction

Dr. Ritchie Rubio, Full-Time Faculty member in the Counseling Psychology program, incorporates art and play therapy into each class that he teaches - including Psychopharmacology & the Biological Bases of Behavior! Find out more about this unique passion and its benefits.

Leaning into Discomfort: Wright Institute Faculty Member Presents on White Fragility

Lyman Hollins, a member of the adjunct faculty for both the Counseling Psychology and Clinical Psychology programs at the Wright Institute, recently participated in a fall symposium hosted by The Psychotherapy Institute (TPI) entitled: “Understanding White Fragility and its Impact on Clinical Work in a Multicultural Society.”

Leveraging Duality: Using Humor with Borderline Clients

Wright Institute Clinical Psychology faculty member Dr. Lauren Shapiro, Ph.D. presents the preliminary findings of her qualitative research on the clinical implications of using humor with clients with Borderline Personality Disorder.

Lessons from Darkness

Longtime Clinical Program Faculty Member, Dr. Anita Barrows, has published one of her poems in an anthology.

Does losing a parent help us develop gratitude?

A recent Wright Institute Clinical Program graduate, Dr. Nathan Greene, recently published an article with Elephant Journal exploring how the experience of losing his mother to cancer when he was a teen shaped his development as a more grateful person.