Israel Espinosa, PsyD

Associate Professor of Psychology

Chair, Care and Concerns Task Force

College of Graduate and Innovative Programs

Dr. Espinosa teaches several counseling courses including Introduction to Counseling, Counseling Theory and Practice, Group Counseling, Assessment Techniques, Multicultural Counseling, Counseling Techniques and Interventions, as well as practicum and internship seminars. Among his research interests are multicultural counseling, assessment and art therapy. Currently, Dr. Espinosa is examining the mental health effects of deportation on families of deported immigrants.

Prior to his time at Concordia, Dr. Espinosa served as the vice president of programs and quality at Methodist Youth Services and the supervisor of counseling services at Arden Shore Child and Family Services. He has also worked to develop and implement community based programs that work with Latino youth and their families focusing on multicultural issues and youth outreach. Dr. Espinosa has been a member of Concordia’s faculty since 2010.


  • PsyD, Clinical Psychology. Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Chicago.
  • MA, Clinical Psychology. Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Chicago.
  • BA, Psychology. Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Ill.