Dedicated Faculty Mentors

School of Behavioral Sciences Faculty

The faculty mentors in CalSouthern’s School of Behavioral Sciences are skilled and experienced clinicians as well as dedicated, responsive and highly credentialed educators.

They will be there for you—via phone, email or Skype—to answer any questions you may have and to help you master the course material. And, equally important, they will help you take the concepts you learn and apply them to resolve challenges commonly faced in clinical practice today.

CalSouthern’s faculty mentors are positive, encouraging and supportive—and entirely dedicated to your academic and professional success.


Parul Patel, PsyD

Faculty Mentor, Behavioral Sciences

Areas of Interest and Expertise
Couples psychotherapy, trauma recovery, therapeutic hypnosis, past-life regression

Dr. Parul Patel is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. In addition to directing the Clinical Training aspect of the Practicum experience for Psychology Learners and being a Mentor at CalSouthern, Dr. Patel works with Survivors of Domestic Violence and other Trauma at a Community based Non-Profit Organization in CA. Treating adults, couples and families, Dr. Patel specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma, and relationship challenges. She also leads groups for adult survivors of Trauma.

Her interests include spending time with her daughter, reading, writing, classical vocal music and travel.

Educational Background

PsyD Marriage and Family Therapy, MS Marriage and Family Therapy, Alliant International University, California; MA Human Development, Pacific Oaks College, Florida



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