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Joy Turek, PhD

Antioch University New England

Joy Turek has experienced AULA in many roles–from undergraduate and graduate psychology student, to faculty member and now as Chair of the MA Psychology Program. A member of the Core Faculty, Joy has researched and published on the psychology of humor. Having completed her doctorate while raising two children makes her a powerful mentor for adult students in professional life. She also has a part-time clinical practice. Joy has been teaching at Antioch University Los Angeles since 1976.

Educational History

PhD in Psychology, United States International University
MA in Clinical Psychology, Antioch University
BA, Antioch University

Joy Turek

Professor Emerita,

MA in Psychology

Core Faculty,

MA in Psychology


Courses Taught

Society and the Individual (PSY 545)
Field Study: Psychology and Society (PSY 512)
Humor and Healing (PSY 547C)
Introduction to Psychotherapy (PSY 500)

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