Cathryn Harris

Assistant Professor of Counselling and Spiritual Care

Cathryn Harris, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor (part time) at McMaster Divinity College.  She is a Registered Psychologist (CPO) with competencies in both Clinical and Counselling Psychology, a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist and Approved Supervisor in Marriage and Family Therapy with AAMFT and CAMFT, and a Certified EMDR Therapist. For 34 years, and currently full time, she has provided psychotherapy and psychological assessments to individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents in outpatient private practice.  She has also worked in inpatient and day treatment programs, and provided consultation to pastors, teachers, and business professionals on individual and organizational issues. She has been continuously involved in the training and supervision of Christian mental health professionals for over 30 years, beginning as Adjunct Professor at Rosemead School of Psychology, and Fuller Graduate Seminary for a short while, and for the longest time as Clinical Supervisor for a Christian counselling ministry that placed counselling interns in churches throughout Southern California. It has also been her privilege on a few occasions to provide counselling skills training specifically to Pastors, and looks forward to being able to do more of this at MDC.  Dr. Harris has been married for over 30 years to another psychologist, and has one adult daughter who has managed to survive that experience.



Current Course List

Course Title Instructors Term Year/Month Days
Crisis Intervention Cathryn Harris Spring 2024