Calatayud IV, Eduardo

Adjunct Faculty

Career History

  • • Adjunct Faculty at Phillips Graduate Institute (2020-Present)
    • Training Instructor at LA County Dept. of Mental Health
    • Therapist at L.A. County Dept. of Mental Health
    Specialized Foster Care Program (2018-2020)
    • Private Practice Therapist in the Antelope Valley, CA (2017-Present)
    • Therapist at L.A. County Dept. of Mental Health
    Juvenile Justice Program (2015-Present)
    • Therapist at Tarzana Treatment Centers (2013-2015)
    • Volunteer Intern Therapist at Bartz-Altadonna Community Health Center


  • M.A. in Psychology, 2013, Brandman University
  • B.A. in Social Sciences, 2011, Chapman University

Courses Taught

  • MFC 504 – Diversity and Social Justice
  • MFC 550 – MFTs in Community Mental Health
  • MFC 531 – Applied Therapeutic Methodology (ATM) I
  • MFC 534 – Applied Therapeutic Methodology (ATM) II

Practice/Areas of Focus

Most of Eddie’s clinical work and passion has been with high-risk, traumatized, and marginalized youth and their families in the juvenile justice and foster care system. He is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Seeking Safety, infancy/early childhood assessment, mindfulness and substance abuse treatment. He has also worked with the adult population dealing with various issues, such as trauma, depression, anxiety, relationships, addiction, and psychosis. His therapy approach and teaching often center on mindfulness, trauma-informed care, and building authentic relationships.

Professional Organizations

• Member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
• Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
• Member of the Forensic Mental Health Association of California (FMHAC)