Gregory Canillas, PhD

President & CEO, Soul 2 Soul Global

EDUCATION
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (Multicultural and Community-Clinical Proficiency), California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

M.A. in Clinical Psychology (Multicultural and Community-Clinical Proficiency), California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

B.A. in Psychology and American History, University of California,
Santa Cruz

ADDITIONAL TRAINING
Candidate & Campaign Training, Victory Institute
Chrysler/California Latino Caucus Institute Elected Officials Leadership Academy XVII
Conflict Resolution Training, Loyola Marymount University School of Law


RESEARCH AND TEACHING  
Member, Task Force to Revise the APA Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Sexual Minority Persons, American Psychological Association 
Associate Professor, Clinical-Forensic Psychology (MA & PsyD programs), The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles.
Associate Faculty, National University, Los Angeles 
Adjunct Faculty, Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education & Psychology, Los Angeles. 
Faculty, Regional Occupational Program/Firebaugh High School, Lynwood.
Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles.  
Adjunct Faculty, Antioch University, Los Angeles.

CLINICAL AND ADMINSTRATIVE
Program Director, PROTOTYPES, Pasadena. 
Clinical Psychologist II, Roybal Family Mental Health Center/Department of Mental Health, Los Angeles. 
Program Coordinator, Foothill Family Services, El Monte, California.  
Clinical Director, Guidance Community Development  Center/Crenshaw Family Preservation Network, Los Angeles. 
Clinical Psychologist II, MacLaren Children’s Center/Department of Mental Health, El Monte, California. 
Clinical Social Worker II/In Service Training Coordinator, Drew Child Development, Foster Family Agency, Los Angeles. 
Children’s Social Worker II, Department of Children and Family Services, Hawthorne, California.
Counseling Psychologist, Student Development, California State University-Dominguez Hills, Carson, California.

BOARD MEMBERSHIPS
Commissioner (Chair), Commission on Youth & Children, City of Long Beach, California 
Alumni Councilor, University of California, Santa Cruz
ADDITIONAL RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Associate Editor, Journal of Addiction & Recovery
Reviewer, Rowman & Littlefield
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Research on Women and Gender
Ad Hoc Reviewer, MOJ Addictions, Medicine & Therapy Journal
Reviewer, SAGE Publications
Editorial Board, EC Addictions

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Psychoanalytic Association
American Psychological Association
Asian American Psychological Association
Association of Black Psychologists
Los Angeles World Affairs Council
Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity & Race, a Division of the American Psychological Association (Division 45)
Southern California Association of Black Psychologists
University of California, Santa Cruz Alumni Association

HONORS AND AWARDS
Service Learning Faculty Award (3 time winner), The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Curriculum Enhancement & Scholarship of Teaching and Faculty Learning Award, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Champion Award, Black Women for Wellness, Los Angeles
College Service Citation, Cowell College, University of California, Santa Cruz
Multicultural Service Award, Cowell College, University of California, Santa Cruz
Psi Chi: The National Honor Society in Psychology