Geoffrey Buckley, Ph.D, M.Div., M.S.,LMFT

Adjunct Faculty Member
(805) 405-0641
393 Rudolph Dr. Newbury Park, CA 91320


Geoffrey Buckley M.S., M.Div., Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

Geoff is a graduate of the MFT program at CLU and has been a licensed marriage and family therapist since 1985. He and his wife, also a therapist, have retired from a private practice in Newbury Park. Geoff saw a wide variety of clients dealing with individual and relationship problems. He has experience supervising interns and trainees, has led numerous workshops, seminars, and therapy groups, and with his wife Kathleen, held day-long workshops for couples. Geoff has been an adjunct professor in psychology and counseling at Pepperdine and Calif. State University, Northridge since 2001 and at CLU since 2009. Geoff and his wife have authored a workbook for teaching communication to couples and recently published a textbook, Narrative Systems in Psychotherapy, An Integrative Approach to Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy



Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute

Master of Science (MFT) California Lutheran University

Master of Divinity (M.Div.) Fuller Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Science, University of California, Los Angeles


Geoff has thirty five years of experience as a Marriage and Family Therapist. He specializes in treating couples as well as individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, and various types of psychological trauma. Geoff has also taught a wide variety of classes in the graduate departments of CLU, CSUN, and Pepperdine University. Among the classes Geoff has taught include Family Counseling, Couple Counseling, Theories and Techniques of Counseling, Life Span Development, Group Therapy, Domestic Violence, Child and Adolescent Counseling, Gender and Sexuality, and Theories of Personality


Narrative Systems in Psychotherapy, An Integrative Approach to Individual, Couple and Family Counseling, Cognella Academic Publishing, 2020