Dr. Stephen Southern is Interim Chair and Core Faculty Member of the Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (MAP) program Antioch University Los Angeles.
Stephen Southern previously taught at Northwestern University, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, University of Southern Mississippi, University of North Texas, and Temple University. He is a licensed psychologist (California, Illinois, Pennsylvania), a marriage and family therapist (Mississippi), and a professional counselor (Mississippi, Texas), as well as an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist and Clinical Fellow in AAMFT. Southern is an Approved Clinical Supervisor. He taught in APA accredited doctoral programs and served as a supervisor in APPIC and APA approved internship programs. He chaired psychology departments and directed outpatient internship training clinics.
Dr. Southern was trained at Masters and Johnson Institute and served as a clinical consultant in the treatment of sexual dysfunction, trauma, and addiction. He developed an integrative program for concurrent treatment of trauma and addictive disorders. Southern was previously editor of the Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling. Dr. Southern is Editor-in-Chief of The Family Journal and Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity. He has over 70 research and professional publications.