Clinic Staff

Joel Gregor

Joel Gregor, PsyD
Director of GFU Behavioral Health Clinic
Telephone: 503-554-2368

Dr. Gregor earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from Willamette University, his master's degree in marriage and family therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary, and master's and Doctor of Psychology degrees from George Fox University. Joel teaches two courses in our program each year and is the clinical director for the GFU Behavioral Health Clinic. He has experience as a forensic psychologist from working at the Oregon State Hospital and has worked in various children's outpatient clinics. His clinical work focuses on assessment and treatment for the chronically mentally ill and for children and families.

Current research interests include effective brief therapy for children and families. Dr. Gregor enjoys spending his leisure time with his wife, two children and their menagerie of pets. He also enjoys swimming, visiting the coast and going to movies.


April Brewer is a student in the George Fox University Graduate Department of Clinical Psychology.  April earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from the University of Central Oklahoma.  While living in Oklahoma, April worked at a community mental health clinic assisting adults with mental health or substance abuse concerns in skills development and in locating and utilizing community resources.  In her free time, April enjoys being with friends, her husband, and her dog as well as exploring the outdoors, singing karaoke, and getting in touch with her creative side through writing or drawing.


Jesse Burrell is a current student in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral program, with an emphasis in Health Psychology, at George Fox University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Bible at Lee University of Cleveland, Tennessee. Jesse has experience working with adults-ages 18 & up-as well as working with crisis and suicide intervention. Her current research interests lie in Health Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, overcoming anxiety, and establishing boundaries appropriately. Outside of the office Jesse enjoys: listening to music, spending time developing relationships, cooking new recipes, and admiring the beauty of nature.


Kathy Chappelle is a doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute near Santa Barbara, CA. Kathy spent the first six years of her professional life as a high school English teacher, and has an M.A. in English Literature from University of Chicago. She came to the study of psychology after a twenty-year career in medical education at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR. In her role as Asst. Professor in the OHSU Dept. of Family Medicine, she came to see the central role of behavioral and mental health in the overall health of individuals. She then focused her clinical training on preparing as a psychotherapist and behaviorist in integrated primary care. Kathy's research interests include Jungian psychology and the psychological significance of film and television. She enjoys traveling and exploring the outdoors, spending time with her cats, tending her flower garden, and hosting dinners for family and friends.


Luann Foster is a Psy.D. candidate at the Clinical Psychology program at George Fox University.  She earned her B.A. in Sport and Exercise Science at Messiah College, where she focused on health and wellness. After gaining experience working with the senior population in exercise and disease prevention, she moved to Oregon and began pursuing the path of health psychology. She has experience working with clients of all ages in a variety of settings who are struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief, and boundaries, with a specific focus on the integration of physical, mental and emotional, social, and spiritual arenas.  In her free time, Luann enjoys spending time with her family and playing sports.


Tim Galuza is a student in the Doctor of Clinical Psychology program at George Fox University.  He earned his B.A. in Psychology at the University of Portland.  He has experience working with individuals providing therapy and assessment at a high school.  Tim has worked with adolescents with behavior and emotional issues, as well as learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders.  Outside of work, Tim enjoys playing a variety of sports, hiking, enjoying good movies/TV shows, and staying active.


Nathan Haskell is a student in the Doctor of Clinical Psychology program at George Fox University. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Portland and did a year of graduate-level psychology work at Ateneo University in the Philippines. His clinical interests include interpersonal and psychodynamic therapy, working with dreams, and researching shame, introversion, and the effects of gender. In his free time Nathan enjoys tennis, reading, yoga, and good food.


Jennifer Immingan is a student in the Doctor of Clinical Psychology program at George Fox University, where she also earned her bachelors degree in psychology. She has worked in the memory care unit of a retirement home, leading tailored individual and group activities for elders in various stages of dementia. She also has some experience working with college students, specifically with relational stress, anxiety, and depression. Jennifer’s research interests explore multicultural experiences, such as individuals successfully navigating the healthcare system or the lasting change that is brought about in a community when a local leader steps up and shares their voice.  In her free time, Jennifer immensely enjoys dancing, reading, laughing, doing artwork, being in nature, and spending large amounts of time on the phone with her family, who are from a small village in rural Alaska.


Ryan O'Farrell is a doctoral candidate in George Fox University’s Clinical Psychology program. He earned his bachelor's degree in Psychology from Biola University and his master's degree in Clinical Psychology from George Fox University. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife as well as drinking a cup of coffee or tea while accompanied by a good book. Ryan is also an avid San Francisco 49ers fan.


Jenae Ulrich is a 5th year PsyD student at George Fox University. She previously earned an M.A. in Clinical Psychology and a B.A. in General Psychology from George Fox University as well. She has gained experiences working as a Behavioral Health Consultant in Primary Care for the past 2+ years. This setting provides care for the lifespan (child to older adult) and a variety of diagnoses. She has really enjoyed working with people of all ages and being able to join in with their primary care provider to improve treatment. Prior to that she worked in a school setting providing assessments, individual therapy, and group therapy. Current research interests include integrated behavioral health and primary care, group work, family, and couples. Outside of work Jenae enjoys spending time with her husband and dog on walks and hikes, baking and cooking, and DIY (do-it-yourself) craft projects.


Autumn Van Meter is a student in the George Fox University Graduate Department of Clinical Psychology. She earned both her bachelor’s in psychology degree and master’s degree in clinical psychology from George Fox University. Before working at the clinic, Autumn worked at a middle school specializing in students with behavioral and emotional problems. Autumn is especially interested in trauma work and assessment. In her free time Autumn enjoys movies, games of all kinds (outdoor, console, board), reading, and spending time with her animals.


Pennie Wilson is a doctoral candidate at George Fox University’s Clinical Psychology program. She also earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in Spanish and a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from George Fox University.  Pennie enjoys working with the underserved and has a passion for maternal mental health, families, couples and learning about people of all cultures. In her free time Pennie enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, running, kickboxing, Zumba as well as Sci-Fi and Detective Fiction books, shows and movies.

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