Associate Professor of Psychology
John Poston teaches courses related to personality theory, psychodynamic theory, psychological assessment and the empirical foundations of psychotherapy. He completed his doctorate in counseling psychology at Purdue University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at Albany Medical College/Albany Medical Center, which emphasized psychodynamic psychotherapy and assessment. His current research and teaching interests include psychodynamic psychotherapy, psychological testing, and the integration of psychology and theology (e.g., God Image, Attachment to God). Dr. Poston is also a licensed psychologist who maintains a small clinical practice at the Biola Counseling Center. John lives with his wife and their four children in La Mirada, CA.
Psychoanalytic Scholars Program – Early Career Professionals, APA Division 39, 2016-2017.