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David Katz, Ph.D.

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Department of Art Therapy Counseling


Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Adelphi University, New York
MA, Clinical and School Psychology, Adelphi University, New York
MS, Psychology, Western Washington University
BA, Portland State University

Classes Taught

Diagnostic Appraisal and Testing


Dr. Katz is a licensed psychologist who has been teaching at Marylhurst University since 1983. His strong interest in applying psychology principles in practical settings led him to broaden his teaching to include the departments of Human Sciences, Art Therapy Counseling, Communication and Business. His courses emphasize the development of knowledge and skills in counseling, diagnosis, communication and lifelong development.

Dr. Katz has worked in many settings including community mental health centers, drug and alcohol treatment programs, university counseling centers and public schools. Currently he has an independent practice as a clinical psychologist. He provides counseling to couples, families and individual adults for a wide variety of problems including marital concerns, anxiety, depression and stress.

In addition to teaching, Dr. Katz has published articles and research in professional journals. He is currently a member of the American Psychological Association and listed in the National Register of Health Services Providers in Psychology.

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Greg Crosby, art therapy counseling and human sciences faculty, led an all-day workshop on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at Catholic Health Partners in Adrian, Mich. in May 2014.

Christine Turner Presents at National Conference

Christine Turner, art therapy counseling chair, presented at the annual conference of the Association for Death Education and Counseling in Baltimore in April 2014.


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July 26, 2014

Art Therapy Counseling Programs Information Session

Please join us for our Graduate Programs Information Session on July 17 at 6;30 pm. You are invited to meet members of the Art Therapy Counseling ...


August 02, 2014 – August 03, 2014

ArtBurst NorthWest at Marylhurst University

ArtBurst NorthWest, formerly the West Linn Fine Arts Festival, has evolved into a high-quality juried art show and festival, a thriving community e...



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