Bruce Loisel, Psy.D

Bruce Loisel started his career teaching religion at Maranatha High School, a small, evangelical Christian high school in Sierra Madre, California. After three years of full-time teaching, he moved on to work with foster children and families for the next ten years. He then transferred to The Salvation Army, serving as executive director of several programs, including HIV/AIDS family housing, homeless services, and veterans’ programs. During this time, Bruce served as an adjunct faculty member at Azusa Pacific University, Citrus College, and East Los Angeles College. Bruce has numerous publications and professional presentations in foster care, Substance Use Disorders (SUD), religion, homelessness, and social justice. 


After leaving the salvation army, Bruce went on to Salinas, California, where he served as the director of Off Main Clinic, which provides Methadone and Medications for Addiction Treatment. After returning to Southern California, Bruce began working at Tarzana Treatment Centers, serving as the Dean of Operations. Bruce holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology, and two master’s level degrees, one in educational administration, and another in marriage and family therapy. Bruce also holds a bachelor’s degree in religious studies. He has been married for 39 years and they have three adult children. 


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