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.


Laura Clevenger, PhD

Faculty Mentor, School of Behavioral Sciences

Areas of Interest and Expertise
Nutrition and mental health; mindfulness; meditation


Dr. Clevenger is president and owner of Family Resources, Inc., a private practice in Tallahassee, FL. She has owned the practice since 2010 and works with individuals, couples and families with a wide range of mental health issues.

Dr. Clevenger practices yoga, enjoys belly dancing, meditates and attends a local Buddhist center. She is very passionate about nutrition and its effects on the body, both physical and mental. Dr. Clevenger is married with one son, two stepchildren and a pet ball python named Maleficent.

Educational Background
Bachelor in Music Therapy (BMT) — Florida State University
Master of Science (MS) in Marriage and Family Therapy — Capella University
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Counselor Education and Supervision — Capella University


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