Andrea Gurney, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology
(805) 565-6057

Office Location

Winter Hall 332

Office Available

Tuesday 11:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 12:00pm
& by appointment


Child and Family Therapy, Child Development, Resiliency


Dr. Gurney earned her Master’s in Education in Psychological Services at University of Pennsylvania and her doctorate in Counseling Psychology at Northeastern University. She spent three years training at Harvard Medical School in individual, child/adolescent, and couples and family therapy before moving to Santa Barbara. She teaches part-time at Westmont and devotes the rest of her time to her clinical practice in the community. Her research and writing interests focus on rebuilding and rethinking the ways we love one another well in our fast-paced, technologically-advanced world. She joined the faculty in 2005.