Dr. Marcus Tye

College of Letters and Sciences

Marcus C. Tye, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology and Regional Lead Faculty with duties involving all aspects of administration of the MA in Counseling Psychology Program in Fresno, leading to the MFT or LPCC licenses. Dr. Tye is a licensed clinical psychologist with experience with custody evaluations, expert testimony, and traditional psychotherapy with adults, as well as geropsychology. He has a cognitive-behavioral orientation balanced with the humanistic perspective.

Dr. Tye received an AB from Princeton University with additional study at St. Anne’s College, Oxford University, and his doctoral degree is from the University of North Dakota, with clinical training completed within the New York State Office of Mental Health. Originally from London, he has lived and worked in Europe, Asia, Micronesia, and North America, and cultural diversity forms a core part of his professional writing and work.

Scholarly publications include fair custody evaluations with LGBT parents, the ethical dilemmas posed by “re-orientation therapy,” training for medical students on gender and sexual orientation minorities, and bisexual issues in psychology. Other empirical research has included privileged communication (confidentiality) in psychotherapy, and children’s memory. His primary scholarly focus at the moment is a textbook on human sexuality that combines a cross-cultural perspective with psychology and biology.

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