Lorraine K. Hutchinson, Psy.D.

Adjunct Instructor

Dr. Hutchinson received her Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science from Santa Clara University, her Master of Arts from Azusa Pacific University in Marital and Family Therapy, and she has a Doctor of Psychology degree from California Coast University. Dr. Hutchinson has specialized education, training, and experience in such varied areas as working with multi-problem families, child and adult physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, domestic violence, drug and alcohol recovery, multicultural issues, conflict resolution in the work place, working with teens, helping birth mothers and prospective parents in open adoptions, just to name a few. She has also trained MFT, Social Work, and CAADAC trainees and interns. She teaches at the community college and university level and has served as adjunct faculty for CityTeam ministries’ ICUT program as well as teaching at Western Seminary. Dr. Hutchinson is coauthor of a series of audio tapes developed by the Southern Baptist Convention in assisting teens deal with the complexities of our modern world. She has also reviewed grant proposals for the National Center for Child Abuse and Neglect and the Department of Human Services in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Hutchinson has been married to Chester R. Hutchinson for 30 years and they have two adult children, Reginald and Treasure, age 29. Dr. Hutchinson has been in private practice for nearly 20 years. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist and certified alcohol and drug counselor. She works with individuals and couples as well as specializing in helping patients who are contemplating and/or have experienced weight loss surgery.