Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology (MCP)
Intergal Counseling Psychology
PhD, California Institute for Human Science
MA, University of San Francisco
Nick Bustos is a California licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), with a PhD in Clinical Psychology, emphasis in Integral Psychology. He currently teaches in the MCP and ICP program at CIIS and has also held various faculty and administrative positions at other institutions. He earned a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of San Francisco and a doctoral degree from the California Institute for Human Science. In addition to his positions in higher education, Dr. Bustos offers program development and psychotherapy services in K-12 special education programs for students and families faced with serious mental health challenges and likewise, maintains a private psychotherapy practice where he works with individuals, couples and families utilizing a psychodynamic, transpersonal and somatic/energetic treatment approach. Dr. Bustos' publication history includes scholarly journals related to psychotherapy practice and consciousness studies, among various other projects. He regularly conducts trainings, workshops and presentations on a variety of clinical topics, both regionally and nationally. Strong background in the intersection of spiritual and psychological development, with emphasis on the inner healing journey of the therapist. Extensive background in meditative and nondualistic contemplative practices, with additional training in healing and energy medicine. Background in critical analysis of culture and society; lover of art, literature and classical music.