Director of Internships and Assistant Professor
Dr. Sinardi earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from St. Cloud State University. She obtained her Master's degree in Counseling from California State University, Long Beach, and became a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in 2006. Dr. Sinardi attended the University of LaVerne, where she achieved her Doctorate in Organizational Leadership.
Prior to joining Concordia University Irvine in December 2013, Dr. Sinardi served as Regional Director of Clinical Services at the Children's Institute. She was also Director of Quality Assurance and Program Evaluation at Counseling4Kids, was in private practice as a licensed counselor, and Director with ChildNet Youth and Family Services.
Dr. Sinardi is currently the Director of Internships for Concordia's Healthcare Management Program, and she teaches Introduction to Healthcare Management, Introduction to Gerontology and Mental Health, Internship, Leadership, and Senior Seminar.