Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program Faculty – Los Angeles

Iman Dadras, Assistant Professor

B.S., University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation; M.S., St. Cloud State University; PhD, University of Minnesota. Specialty areas and research interests: Acculturative stress and immigrant families, self of the therapist, justice-oriented psychotherapy, multicultural family therapy, and third order cybernetics and system change. dadras@alliant.edu

Sandra Espinoza, Visiting Assistant Professor

B.A., California State University, Fullerton; M.A., Alliant International University; Psy.D., Alliant International University. Specialty areas and research interests: Latino individuals, couples and families; impact of immigration and deportation on mental health; qualitative methods; bilingual therapy; emotionally focused therapy; and attachment styles. sespinoza@alliant.edu

Noah Hass-Cohen, Associate Professor

B.A., Bezalel Academy of Fine Arts; M.A., Loyola Marymount University; Psy.D., Phillips Graduate Institute. Specialty areas and research interests: attachment-based family therapy, art therapy, psychoeducational testing, interpersonal neurobiology, psychosocial interventions for people with early stage Alzheimer’s disease. nhass-cohen@alliant.edu

Hye-Sun Ro, Assistant Professor

B.A., Seoul Women’s University; M.S., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University. Specialty areas and research interests: couple relationship, cross- cultural issues, family of origin. hro@alliant.edu