Associate Professor of Psychology
Dr. Andrew Shelton received his Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Texas and Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College. Prior to joining Biola, he was on faculty at Azusa Pacific University for five years, teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. His research focuses on the intersection of attachment theory, positive psychology and multicultural psychology. As a practicing counseling psychologist and family therapist, he is interested in culturally relevant positive processes,, cultural models of relating, and how these contribute to wellness among immigrant families and youth of color. As a third culture kid from Argentina, much of his clinical work and research has been with Hispanic immigrant families and college students. Outside of the university, he and his family have enjoyed being in leadership at La Casa Church, a new bilingual church plant.