- Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute
- L.M.F.T., CA
C.D. is Adjunct Faculty at Pacifica, teaching Counseling in Substance Use. He received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Pacifica. Born in England, he originally came to Southern California to teach Fine Art at USC – he holds an MFA degree. C.D. then became a Director/Producer in the entertainment industry before entering the field of psychology. He worked for 20 years at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital’s Residential Center (a residential program for the treatment of dual-diagnosis patients) where he was Lead Case Manager and Primary Therapist.