William Jessup Adds Faculty to Support Popular Psychology Major
ROCKLIN, Calif. – Dr. Kenneth L. Larson Jr. will join William Jessup University this fall as a full time Associate Professor in the university’s popular Psychology program.
Psychology is among the top three most popular majors at the growing Christian Liberal Arts University.
“Dr. Larson's addition to the Psychology Department is part of our continued commitment to deliver the best caliber of program possible for students who are preparing to serve in the helping professions,” said Dr. Dennis Jameson, William Jessup’s Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Dr. Larson, a licensed psychologist, earned his doctorate degree from Biola University’s Rosemead School of Psychology.
Most recently, Dr. Larson has spent the last seven years as a Clinical Psychologist at Valley Psychological Center where he provided ongoing individual, couple and family psychotherapy to adults, adolescents and children. His areas of clinical focus include psychotherapy for individuals with physical disabilities, psychotherapy for developmental delays, marital therapy, treatment of affective and anxiety based disorders and parenting issues.
Larson also served as an adjunct professor at Western Seminary for eight years where he developed and organized all aspects of a Human Life Span Development class for Masters’ level graduate students, highlighting biological, psychological and sociological factors that influence human development.
Dr. Larson earned his B.A. in psychology from Biola University in La Mirada, California. He also received his Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and completed his undergraduate work at Biola.
Dr. Larson is a member of the American Psychological Association and the California Psychological Association.
About William Jessup University
Founded in 1939 by William Jessup, the University moved to Rocklin, California, in August 2004. WJU is the first and only WASC accredited private four-year university to have its main campus located in the greater Sacramento area, offering degrees in many different disciplines, including Business Administration, Family & Children’s Ministry, English, History, Intercultural Studies, Liberal Studies (Teacher Education), Math, Music, Pastoral Ministry, Psychology, Public Policy and Youth Ministry. Anticipated majors include fields in the humanities and science. WJU also offers a School of Professional Studies (SPS) at its campuses in Rocklin and San Jose. Program concentrations include Business Administration, Christian Leadership, Counseling Psychology and a Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Credential Program. For more information, please visit www.jessup.edu or call (916) 577-2200.