Dr. Howland received his Ph.D. in Consulting Psychology from Alliant International University and is the co-founder and CEO of VirBELA, LLC where he focuses on developing innovative technologies and curricula for distance education. Dr. Howland teaches in the Doctorate of Leadership program on Alliant's San Diego campus.
Alba Niño, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Couple and Family Therapy Program (San Diego Campus). She is a licensed marriage and family therapist (Maryland – 2008; California – 2018) and she is an AAMFT approved supervisor since 2013. Since her appointment at Alliant International University in 2013, she has taught courses on topics such as theories and therapeutic models in MFT, diversity in […]
Dr. Angela B. Kim, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Couple and Family Therapy program on the San Diego campus. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Columbia University. Her specialty areas and research interests include racial and ethnic minority mental health disparities; Asian American families; immigrant/refugee youth and families' mental health and cultural adjustment; cultural competence. Dr. Kim is a 4th time […]
Interim Program Director
Dr. Alan Lincoln is a past graduate of this program, having graduated with his Ph.D. in 1980. Dr. Lincoln was educated during the early phase of the professional school movement, a time when clinical psychologists were in such short supply and when training models fell short of adequately preparing psychologists for the rigorous demands of clinical work. Dr. Lincoln's doctoral dissertation examined infant-adult micro interactions. […]