Leah Fortson, PhD, MDiv


Director of Clinical Training (Practicum) and Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5508

Fax: (626) 815-5015

Email: [email protected]

Leah Fortson, PhD, MDiv, specializes in the integration of faith and psychology. Her work emphasizes cultural community approaches and spiritually integrative models of psychotherapy to address human suffering from holistic perspectives. Her clinical work and research has explored marginalized individuals, health disparities, barriers to treatment, and working to reduce stigmatized perceptions of mental health care, primarily among members of the Christian faith.


  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • MA, Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • BS, Psychology, California State University, Dominguez Hills

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences