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Dr. Cherine Trombley

Associate Professor of Psychology
At Valley Since: 2000

Cherine Trombley




Degree: Ph.D.
Major:  Psychology
From: California Graduate Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Date: 1996
Areas of research and interest:  Differences in Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment Based on Gender

Degree: MA
Major:  Psychology
From: Western American University, San Diego, CA
Date: 1993

Degree: BA
Major: Psychology
Minor: Biology
From: California State University, Long Beach
Date: 1991

Faculty Interests

Social Psychology, Stress and Health.
Clinical Psychology, Psychopathology, Personality and Intelligence Testing, and Research Methodologies.


Personal Interests

Digital Photography, swimming, yoga, reading.

Contact Information

Courses Taught

  • General Psychology
  • Psychology 13 - Social Psychology
  • Psychology 14 - Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychology 60 - Stress Management


  • LAVC Approved Online Psychology Instructor


Selected Publications

Trombley, C.M. (2000-2001). Evaluating Students on Probation and Determining Intervention Strategies: A Comparision of Probation and Good Standing Students. Journal of College Student Retention, 2(3) 239-251.