Faculty - Divine Mercy University

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Full-Time Faculty

Gabriel Dy-Liacco, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Ph.D. Loyola University (Pastoral Counseling), M.S. Loyola University, A.B. Ateneo de Manila University

Kathie Erwin, Ed.D., Associate Professor, Ed.D, Argosy University (Counseling Psychology), M.A. Liberty University, B.A. Eckerd College

Benjamin Keyes, Ph.D., Ed.D.. Director of Training and Internships – Eastern States, Professor, Ph.D. International College (Rehabilitative Counseling), Ed.D. University of Sarasota (Counseling Psychology) M.A. University of South Florida, B.A. University of South Florida

Leah Herod, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Ph.D., Auburn University (Clinical Psychology), M.S. Auburn University, B.A. University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Camille Humes, Ed.D., Assistant Professor, Ed.D. Governors State University (Counselor Education and Supervision), M.A. Governors State University, B.A. Chicago State University.

Matthew McWhorter, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Ph.D. Ave Maria University (Theology/Religious Studies), M.A. Georgia State University, B.A. University of Georgia

Harvey Payne, Psy.D., Academic Dean, School of Counseling, Associate Professor, Psy.D. William James College (formerly Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology) (Clinical Psychology), M.A. Denver Seminary (Counseling), B.S. Lancaster Bible College

Stephen Sharp, Ph.D., Director of Training and Internships – Western States, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Capella University (Human Services; Professional Counseling Specialization), M.S. Capella University, B.S. Utah State University

Fredericka Vyvlecka, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Ph.D. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Counselor Education), M.S. Our Lady of the Lake University, M.A. Saint Mary’s University, B.A. Saint Mary’s University

John West, Ph.D., Program Director of the CMHC Program, Associate Professor, Ph.D. University of Colorado (Educational Leadership, Research, and Policy), M.S. University of Phoenix, B.S. Baptist Bible College

Cathy Warn, M.A., LMFT-S, LPC-S, Associate Director of Training & Internship, Associate Professor,  M.A Gordon-Conwell Seminary (Christian Counseling), B.A. Montreat College

Mallory Wines, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Duquesne University (Counselor Education and Supervision), M.S. Youngstown State University, B.A. Kent State University


Adjunct Faculty

Fr. Steven Costello, STD, Adjunct Professor, STD, Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (Specialization in the Person, Marriage and Family), STL Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family,  STB, Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, B.A. Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum.

Kathleen Dudemaine, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, PhD. Boston University, (Psychology-Human Development) M.A. Rhode Island College, B.A. Rhode Island College

Linda Hall, Ed.D,  Adjunct Professor, Ed.D. University of Arizona (Educational Administration-Higher Education)  Ph.D. ABD, University of Arizona  (Counseling: Concentration in Marriage and Family Counseling,) M.Ed.  University of Arizona.  B.A. University of Arizona.

Eric Perry, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, Ph.D. Duquesne University (Counselor Education and Supervision), M.A. Slippery Rock University, B.A. Ashford University

Jessica Tappel, M.S. LPC, ACS, Clinical Faculty, M.S.  Institute for the Psychological Sciences (Clinical Psychology), B.A. Franciscan University at Steubenville