Michael Salce, Ed.D., LEP

Director, School Psychology
Assistant Chair, Department of School Counseling and School Psychology

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5130
Fax: (626) 815-5351
Office Location: Building One, Suite 209
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Michael Salce, Ed.D., is the coordinator of the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) program and an assistant professor in the Department of School Counseling and School Psychology. He has been teaching at Azusa Pacific University since 2010, and is also a practicing licensed educational psychologist working within the greater Los Angeles community, conducting psycho-educational evaluations as well as working with families of children with emotional and mental health needs. Salce received his Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern California in Educational Psychology, and is also an alumnus of Azusa Pacific University, where he obtained his M.A. in School Psychology. He has been a practicing educational psychologist for the past 14 years, and he also consults with districts within the county of Los Angeles regarding the mental health needs of students who receive special education services.


  • Ed.D., Educational Psychologist, University of Southern California
  • M.A., School Psychology, Azusa Pacific University
  • B.A., Psychology, University of California, San Diego

Academic Area

  • School of Education
    • Department of School Counseling and School Psychology


  • Assessment of educational-related mental health services
  • Brief therapeutic techniques with children
  • Interventions for anxiety within the school setting
  • Positive psychology/resiliency
  • School psychology

Courses Taught

  • EDCO 572 – Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology
  • EDCO 573 – Addictions, Assessment, and Interventions
  • EDPY 681 – Psychoeducational Assessment I
  • EDPY 690 – Advanced Individual Research