Joel Gregor

Joel Gregor, PsyD

Director, George Fox Behavioral Health Clinic

Specialties & Research Areas: Therapy Outcomes



Joel 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 in both the Psychology undergraduate department and the Graduate School of Clinical Psychology. He is also the therapy clinical director for the George Fox Behavioral Health Center.

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. 

He teaches a variety of clinical courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs. His undergraduate courses include General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Health Psychology, Psychological Testing, and Child Psychopathology. Current research interests include effective brief therapy for children and families. In particular, Dr. Gregor is looking into how Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) can be used in different clinical situations.

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.