Simpson University Counseling Program Honors Redding Psychotherapist

For Immediate Release


Lynn FritzREDDING, Calif. - Simpson University’s Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology program honored Lynn Fritz as Community Member of the Year during a recent graduate awards reception.

Fritz is a licensed marriage and family therapist, media producer and consultant, and an ordained minister, among other roles. She is a guest lecturer each year in the MACP program on topics related to diversity and religious traditions.

“Her contributions to the training of our students cannot be overstated,” said Dr. Adeline Jackson, dean of the Graduate School of Professional Studies. “Lynn has been a constant source of information and an incredible resource. She has said her greatest accomplishment is learning to live life passionately. We have been the beneficiaries of that passion.”

In addition to Fritz, MACP faculty member Lisa Jellison was honored as Supervisor of the Year, and instructor Rebecca Carter, who passed away in December, was honored for Excellence in Teaching. Ten program graduates were also given awards and recognition in the Jan. 9 ceremony on campus.

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Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit


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