Dianne O. Cooper-Byram, PhD, LMFT
Adjunct Faculty Member
Dr. Cooper-Byram is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director of The Shores Counseling Center in Ventura, California. She has been a psychotherapist, educator and corporate consultant since 1976. She is an educator in the Graduate Psychology Dept. and teaches Psychopathology, Life Span and Couples counseling. Dr. Cooper-Byram also has extensive training in Family and Relationship issues. She is an expert in individual and relationship issues involved with pain management, stress related illness and catastrophic illness. Dr. Cooper-Byram has facilitated many in-services and workshops in dealing with patients who are ill and in the last stages of living as well as, working with healthy couples to have more fulfilling relationships.
Dr. Cooper-Byram has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology/History, Master of Arts in Psychology, and a Ph.D In Psychology A Licensed Psychologist She is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, and holds a life time Teaching Credential from the State of California
Dr. Cooper-Byram has strong clinical skills in working with, individuals, couples and families. Has done extensive workshops on "Having more fulfilling relationships for couples (gay or straight) Rekindling and evolving the relationship in mid life. Extensive training and experience in communication patterns. Works with individuals, couples, and extended families when a member has a catastrophic illness or is in the process of dying and how to deal with death.