Students in CSPP Clinical Psychology PsyD Program

Our Faculty


Matthew Baity, PhD, Associate Professor CSPP Clinical Psychology Matthew Baity, PhD, Associate Professor
PhD, 2003; University of Arkansas
Research interests: Personality and neuropsychological assessment; personality disorders; treatment process, outcome and alliance; premature termination; prediction of substance abuse treatment relapse/success
beth limberg faculty cspp clinical psy sacramento Beth Limberg, PhD, Program Director and Associate Professor
PhD, 1999; California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno
Research interests: Infant-preschooler mental health; play therapy; parent-child interaction; child development
Carl Mack CSPP Principal Lecturer, Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program  Carl Mack, PhD, Associate Professor
PhD, 1975; University of California, Berkeley
Research interests: Organization development (OD) work in public schools, large and small group dynamics, leadership development and experiential learning, executive coaching and self-development, and group relations conferences
Suni Petersen, PhD, Associate Professor CSPP Suni Petersen, PhD, Associate Professor Suni Petersen, PhD, Associate Professor
PhD, 1997; University of Florida
Research interests: International research testing a Model of Health Behavior Change for the Developing World; immigration stress; health psychology: creating and testing evidence-based interventions for underserved minority populations with cardiovascular disease and cancer; health promotion and using computerized interventions for cost-effective approaches to health behavior change
John Preston, PhD, ABPP, Lecturer and Professor Emeritus CSPP Clinical Psychology

John Preston, PhD, ABPP, Lecturer and Professor Emeritus
PsyD, 1979; Baylor University; ABPP (Counseling Psychology)
Research interests: Psychopharmacology; neuropsychology; trauma; aging

Emil Rodolfa, Ph.D. CSPP Sacramento Clinical PsyD

Emil Rodolfa, PhD, Professor
PhD, 1981; Texas A&M University
Research interest: 
Psychology Education and Training Professional Competency and Competency Assessment Ethics and Legal Issues in Practice Supervision



Sheetal Shah, PhD, Assistant Professor
PhD, 2009; Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Research interests: Acculturation; Asian American/South Asian American mental health; Intergenerational Family Conflict; spirituality/religion; social justice and multicultural research, specifically social justice mentoring and supervision; Qualitative (grounded theory) research methodology

Ronald W. Teague, PhD, ABPP, Professor CSPP Clinical Psychology

Ronald W. Teague, PhD, ABPP, Professor
PhD, 1973; California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco; ABPP (Clinical Psychology; Psychoanalysis in Psychology)
Research interests: Psychology of antiquity; psychohistory phenomenology; Jungian psychology; psychoanalysis; psychoanthropology; psychology and the humanities; history of psychology; trans-cultural psychoanalysis; theoretical and philosophical psychology; Chinese psychology