Michael I Loewy, PhD, is associate professor in the San Francisco PhD clinical psychology program. He joined the program in 2009 as program director and served in that capacity for 6 years. In 2018 Dr. Loewy reduced to half time and continues to mentor students in research from the first year in the program through his research seminar and then working with each student independently from beginning to completion of their dissertation. In addition, he teaches an elective in the summer session on Health At Every Size.
Before coming to CSPP, Dr. Loewy taught multicultural counseling at San Diego State University (1995-2001); counseling psychology at University of Missouri (2001-2002); and then went to University of North Dakota where he served as program director of the doctoral program in counseling psychology and then chair of the department of Counseling and Community Services (2002-2009).
Dr. Loewy was born in 1952 and raised in Los Angeles, then earned his BA in sociology from UNLV(1987) before moving to Santa Barbara for graduate study in counseling psychology (PhD, 1994).