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    Irvine Valley College
    Apr 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 Edition 
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 Edition [ARCHIVED]


Dean: Elizabeth L. Cipres, EdD
Academic Chair: Robert Melendez
Faculty: Judith Benavidez; Lizett Bodadilla; Jasmine Dieu; Dalal Farsakh; Mark Franco; Eric Garcia; Yolanda Gomez-Gouldsmith; Judy Henmi; Angel Hernandez, EdD; John Licitra, EdD; Vanessa Marquez; Robert Melendez; Michelle Minkler; Tuan Nguyen; Amanda Romero; Parisa Soltani, EdD; Fawn Tanriverdi; Tiffany Tran; Javier Valdez; Marianne Wolfe; Breanna Wybaczynsky, PsyD


The curriculum in counseling is designed to enhance students’ academic success and personal development. The emphasis in all courses is on teaching processes and skills that students can apply in all facets of their lives. These include self-evaluation, decision making, goal setting and planning, personal awareness, interpersonal communication, and effective self-management.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the counseling program, students will be able to

  • Develop effective self management skills in the areas of time management, decision making, goal setting and academic planning.
  • Evaluate techniques to increase personal awareness and interpersonal skills.
  • Critically explore career options using self assessments.