Dr. Candace Genest

Dr. Candace Genest

Associate Faculty

I am passionate about sharing wisdom, grace, and knowledge with everyone I know.

Academic and Professional Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology

    - Fuller Theological Seminary

  • M.A., Psychology

    - Fuller Theological Seminary

  • M.A., Christian Leadership

    - Fuller Theological Seminary

  • B.S., Psychology

    - Valparaiso University

  • BA, Classics

    - Valparaiso University

My Unique Approach to Education

I am always seeking to translate research and academic knowledge into practical and easy to understand tools that clients, students, and colleagues can use to reach their goals.

Biography

Dr. Genest enjoys her role as both an educator and a clinician. She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2007. While in training, she had the opportunity to participate in several research projects. These include performing brief assessments in the areas of aging, Alzheimer’s disease, and gifted children at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. She studied both childhood and adult variants of ADHD at the University of Illinois at Chicago institute for Juvenile Research. After moving to Texas she worked as a research assistant at the UT Southwestern Medical Center's Mood Disorders Research Program and Clinic.

Clinically, Dr. Genest has worked as a Licensed Psychological Associate for a pediatric neuropsychological practice in California. She also completed a one-year clinical psychology internship through the McGill University Health Center at Montreal General Hospital. Dr. Genest currently provides individual psychotherapy, cognitive rehabilitation training, and neuropsychological assessment at Fulbright and Associates. She also performs neuropsychological assessments with children at Our Children’s House Baylor.

Dr. Genest has had the privilege of teaching at Amberton University in both the undergraduate and graduate counseling programs since 2010. Prior to that she worked as a teaching assistant at both the graduate and undergraduate level.