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Dr. Steven Del Chiaro

Dr. Steven Del Chiaro
John F. Kennedy University
(408) 874-7741

Dr. Steven Del Chiaro has a diverse background that reflects his many interests. He began his undergraduate career at San Diego State University majoring in Psychology and minoring in Child Development. He then earned his Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology at Loras College in Iowa while working as a Residence Hall Director, as well as working with the Counseling Center, Career Center, Student Activities Board, and Admissions Office. He has earned a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco, and has since worked as an educator and administrator at several institutions of higher education. Dr. Del Chiaro has also worked as a career counselor, sports therapist and executive coach. As Chair and Associate Professor at JFKU for 3 years, he has taught a variety of psychology courses. In addition, he currently works as a therapist for the County of Santa Clara Sherriff's Office and Department of Corrections. His present research is in the area of couples communication patterns and animal assisted therapy.


San Diego State University, BA
Loras College, MA
University of San Francisco, PhD
University of San Francisco, PsyD