Brett Ryan, M.A., LMFT

Adjunct Professor, Department of Marriage and Family Therapy

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Brett Ryan, M.A., LMFT, is the pastor of soul care and family ministries at Sandals Church, overseeing the mental and emotional care of more than 20,000 people at 11 church campuses. He has nearly a decade of experience caring for people in the Christian setting and has experience as a case manager caring for the homeless community. In addition, he is involved in the new movement of Christian psychology, and one of his passions is to help equip churches to care for people well.


  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, Azusa Pacific University


  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Marriage and Family Therapy


  • Faith Integration

Courses Taught

  • PPSY 533- Christian Spiritual Formation and Psychotherapy
  • PPSY 585- Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology

Office Hours

By appointment