Dr. Shane Gomes

Dr. Shane Gomes
Chair and Associate Professor,
Psychology

Meet Shane Gomes

OF NOTE: Serves as the Program Director for the undergraduate Psychology program while also teaching courses in child/adolescent development, personality theory, and introductory psychology.

KNOWN FOR: Facilitating workshops and trainings on abuse, trauma, depression and suicide prevention.

When not in the classroom, can often be found: Serving as a licensed clinical psychologist with a small private practice in Gastonia, NC. Also serves as a member of the Catholic Psychotherapy Association.

Popular quote: “I love teaching psychology at a Catholic college with such wonderful students!”

Examples of the classes taught by Shane Gomes:
  • Child/Adolescent Development
  • Personality Theory
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Child/Adolescent Psychotherapy
  • B.S., University of California, 1992
  • M.A., California School of Professional Psychology, 1994
  • Ph.D., California School of Professional Psychology, 2000
  • International Summit & Training on Violence, Abuse & Trauma
    August 2015 (San Diego, CA)
    Provided two-hour seminar/training to various mental health professionals on “Attachment & Abuse/Neglect in Children.”
  • Orange County Health Care Agency – Center for Excellence
    June 2013, September 2013, July 2014, February 2015 (Orange County, CA)
    Provided 6-hour continuing education training to various mental health professions on “Confidentiality: Can you break it? Law & Ethics Seminar”.

DISSERTATION
“Factors Affecting Asian Indian Selection of Psychotherapy:
Therapist Ethnicity and Therapy Modality”

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