Monique Willis

Monique Willis

Monique Willis

Position: Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor
Credentials: Ph.D., LMFT, AAMFT Approved Supervisor

Office Hours

CSUDH Email: mwillis@csudh.edu
CSUDH Phone #: (310) 243-2334

Career Overview

Dr. Willis is an assistant professor at CSUDH since 2017, is a Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist, and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. She began serving as the program coordinator for the MFT department as of August 2020 and provides oversite curricular and clinical training modifications required for program review and accreditation. She previously functioned as the department's fieldwork coordinator from 2017-2018. Dr. Willis is actively engaged in clinical practice, emphasizing chronic health conditions, culture, gender, and diversity. She is involved with AAMFT and has served as a COAMFTE site visitor and eligibility reviewer. Currently, she serves on the Election Council and is on the Advisory Board of the Minority Fellowship Program for AAMFT.

Education

Loma Linda University, Ph.D. and M.S. in Marital and Family Therapy (COAMFTE Accredited)
University of California, Irvine BA in Psychology and Social Behavior

Courses Taught

MFT 511-514 Practicum in Fieldwork
MFT 572 Theories and Techniques of MFT II
MFT 589 Advanced Therapeutic Approaches and Application
MFT 595 Foundations in MFT
MFT 596 Practicum: MFT Traineeship

Research and Scholarship Focus

Chronic conditions and Black and Brown Women's caregiving experiences, Leadership among Women of Color in Mental Health Professions

Professional Organizations

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy(AAMFT)
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
National Council of Family Relations (NCFR)
Greater Los Angeles MFT Consortium