Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program Faculty – Sacramento

Sean D. Davis, Professor

B.S., M.S., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Specialty areas and research interests: Common factors across effective MFT models, MFT common factors, training and supervision, commonalities of healthy and distressed couples, process and outcome research, observational research, bridging the scientist/practitioner gap in MFT. sdavis2@alliant.edu

Tatiana Glebova, Associate Professor and Site Director

B.Ed., Moscow State Pedagogical University (Russia); M.A. (Equiv.), Moscow State University (Russia); Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary. Specialty areas and research interests: Family Therapy process and outcome research, observational research, contextual therapy, families with adolescents, adolescent risky behaviors including substance abuse, and cultural issues. tglebova@alliant.edu

Alexander L. Hsieh, Assistant Professor and Clinical Training Coordinator

B.S., The University of Texas at Austin; MMFT, Abilene Christian University; Ph.D. Candidate, Brigham Young University. Specialty areas and research: Cultural competency, minority issues, Asian-American families and couples in therapy, observational research, and adolescent internalized issues including shame, depression, and self-esteem. ahsieh@alliant.edu

Gita Seshadri, Assistant Professor

B.S., University of California, Irvine; M.S., Ph.D., Loma Linda University. Specialty areas and research interests: Experiences of interracial couples and families; culture; process-based research; qualitative research; parent-child relationships; factors influencing attachment in relationships; the impact of family of origin on self, couple, and family; how addiction impacts the family; and bullying/trauma. gseshadri@alliant.edu