William Gibson Ph.D.

SCHOOL OF Arts and Sciences

William Gibson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

PRIMARY SPECIALTY

Psychology

Biography

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Dr. Gibson is married to his best friend and is the proud father of two wonderful children, Tim (31) and Katherine (27), six rescued dogs, two rescued cats, and twenty-five chickens.  He resides deep in the woods on a beautiful pristine island in the Puget Sound near Seattle, Washington.  Dr. Gibson is a full time Associate Professor of Psychology at Brandman University as well as Program Director of the MFT program at five Washington state campuses and online university wide.  He has been at Brandman University over ten years. He is active in faculty leadership as well as multiple professional roles in the American Psychological Association, the Western Psychological Association, and multiple local community service organizations.  He shares that he loves every aspect of his work....especially his students!


Specialty

  • Psychology
  • Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Therapy

Education

2006
Ph.D. in Psychology

Capella University

Dissertation:“The Lived Experience of a Parent following the Sudden Traumatic and Unexpected Death of a Child”

1973
M.S. Counseling Psychology

California State University, Los Angeles

1970
B.A. Sociology/English

California State University, Northridge


Scholarly Activities

2017
American Psychological Association, Present, Executive Council, Multiple Committees

2017
Member, Council of Representatives, Western Psychological Association

2017
Member, Board of Directors, Bainbridge (WA) Youth Services


Professional Experiences

2014
Lead Faculty

Kaplan University

Graduate School of Psychology Comprehensive Exams.

2004
Director of Psychological Services / Professor of Psychology

Alamo Community College District

Designed and created student psychological counseling services for colleges.

 
 

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