CalSouthern Faculty Mentors

CalSouthern’s faculty mentors are talented, highly credentialed educators who are also experienced practitioners in the subject areas in which they teach—and they use that practical experience to help learners apply the concepts they learn to current, real-world issues.

A common misconception about online learning is that it is impersonal, that learners are on their own. At CalSouthern, that could not be further from the truth. Faculty mentors get to know their students and provide one-on-one, personalized feedback on their assignments. They are also available by email, phone or Skype to answer their questions or provide any additional support or guidance they might need.

To learn more about CalSouthern’s faculty mentors, their professional and academic backgrounds and research areas of interest, please use the directory below.

  • Substance abuse, trauma, anxiety and mood disorders, mindfulness-based cognitive therapies
  • Romantic love, financial psychology, psychometrics

  • Couples psychotherapy, trauma recovery, therapeutic hypnosis, past-life regression
  • Cognitive processes and decision-making applied across many areas of psychology: educational, industrial/organizational and clinical
  • The patient-physician relationship, happiness and physical health, the use of complementary and alternative medicine
  • Personal and organizational health and wellness, pain management, stress management, emotional awareness and expression, health coaching, developing strategies for college success
  • Brief therapy outcomes, marriage and family issues, depression, anxiety and trauma

  • Leadership and counselor training, chronic illness, race and gender issues, family diversity

  • Alcohol and drug dependence, including screening assessment, diagnosis, special populations (particularly criminal offenders, pregnant women and families) and interventions
  • Cultural diversity, family therapy, intercultural relationships


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