Psychology Faculty


Dr. Betsi Little

Dr. Betsi Little
Professor & Chair of Psychology
Contact: 425.249.4725, betsi.little@TLC.edu

Dr. Little is best known to students for her commitment to academic rigor, student learning through quantitative research, and dedication to deep mentoring relationships and excellent advising. She holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of North Dakota. Read full biography.



Dr. Owen Bargreen

Dr. Owen Bargreen
Affiliate Faculty in Psychology
Dr. Bargreen specializes in school violence, domestic violence, sports psychology and psychological assessment. He conducts therapy and assessment of psychiatric hospital patients, maintains his own private practice, and has published a book on the personalities of male victims of domestic violence. Dr. Bargreen holds a Psy.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology. He recently authored the book Starting a Successful Practice in Clinical Psychology and Counseling: A Guide for Students in Psychology and New Career Psychologists.



Dr. John Patella

Dr. John Patella
Lecturer in Psychology
John Patella joins Trinity as part-time Lecturer in Psychology to teach courses in clinical and health psychology. His academic and professional interests include personal and career counseling, school counseling, family systems and community mental health. He holds a Doctor of Education from Seattle Pacific University, where he studied the relationship between parenting styles and academic achievement. He has taught courses at both Central Washington University and Lake Washington Institute of Technology.