Faculty & Staff Directory

The following is an alphabetical listing of those involved with Forest Institute.

Please click on the individual's name for more information.

Associate Professor
Licensed Psychologist

(417) 893-7977
Vice President of Innovation and Community Health
Director, The Robert J. Murney Clinic
Associate Professor

(417) 893-7994
Data Business Analyst
 
(417) 893-7929
Clinic Manager, The Robert J Murney Clinic and Center for Innovation and Community Health
 
(417) 893-7993
Executive Assistant to the Administration

(417) 893-7998
mbbennett@forest.edu
Administrative Assistant to Academic Affairs
 
(417) 893-7904
Faculty Assistant
 
(417) 893-7970
Program Coordinator/Support Staff
The Robert J. Murney Clinic
 
(417) 893-7885
gbrown@forest.edu
Associate Professor
Director of Marriage & Family Therapy Program
LMFT

(417) 893-7966
Practicum Coordinator
 
(417) 893-7985
cburros@forest.edu
Registrar
 
(417) 893-7936
Chief Financial Officer

(417) 893-7996
bdavis@forest.edu
Professor by Distinction
Coordinator of Neuropsychology Concentration
Board Certified in Forensic and Clinical Neuropsychology
Licensed Psychologist
(417) 893-7961
Assistant Director, The Robert J Murney Clinic,
Director Murney Internship Program,
Staff Psychologist

(417) 893-7888
Administrative Assistant, Clinical Training

(417) 893-7984
afreeman@forest.edu
Director of Accounting
Certified Public Accountant
 
(417) 893-7995
Assistant Professor
Forest Institute – St. Louis
Licensed Psychologist
(417) 893-7822 or (314) 997-3447
Associate Professor
Licensed Psychologist
Licensed Marital & Family Therapist

(417) 893-7960
jgonzalez@forest.edu
Associate Professor
Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral®
Licensed Behavior Analyst

(314) 997-3447
Licensed Professional Counselor
Robert J. Murney Clinic

(417) 893-7886
vharter@forest.edu
Renae Courtney, Psy.D.Assistant Professor
Director of MACL Program
AASECT Certified Sex Therapist

(417) 893-7978
gholczer@forest.edu
Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor
Robert J. Murney Clinic

(417) 893-7881
virons@forest.edu
Associate Professor
Licensed Psychologist
 
(417) 893-7963
Brett JacquesAdmissions Counselor

(417) 893-7973
bjacques@forest.edu
Donn Kaiser, PhDFull Professor

(417) 893-7980
dkaiser@forest.edu
Accounts Payable and Receivable

(417) 893-7982
pkeith@forest.edu
Special Assistant to the President for Accreditation
 
(417) 893-7900
marciej@forest.edu
Dean of the Doctoral Program
Associate Professor
Licensed Psychologist

(417) 893-7906
Assistant Professor
Coordinator of Primary Care Concentration
Licensed Psychologist

(417) 893-7979
Assistant Professor
Licensed Psychologist
 
(417) 893-7950
Admissions Counselor
 
(417) 893-7974
Associate Professor
Director of Clinical Training
Board Certified in Forensic Psychology
Licensed Psychologist

(417) 893-7983
Executive Director, Forest Institute – St. Louis
Full Professor by Distinction
 
(417) 893-7821 or (314) 997-3447
Full Professor
Licensed Psychologist (MO)

(417) 893-7981
aparkhurst@forest.edu
Associate Professor by Distinction
Coordinator of Forensic Concentration
Board Certified in Forensic Psychology
Licensed Psychologist

Vice President of Academic Affairs
Full Professor
Certified School Psychologist (NYS)

(417) 893-7998
Associate Professor
Coordinator of Underserved Populations Program
NHSC Campus and Community Ambassador
Licensed Psychologist
(417) 893-7965
Enrollment Counselor
 
(417) 893-7935
praleigh@forest.edu
Director of Admissions
 
(417) 893-7972
Associate Professor

 
(417) 893-7986
Master’s Programs Advisor
 
(417) 893-7931
Assistant Professor
 
(417) 893-7939
Library Services Manager
 
(417) 893-7946

President, CEO

(417) 893-7998
Assistant Professor
Research Specialist
 
(417) 893-7962
bspray@forest.edu
Marketing and Multimedia Specialist

(417) 893-7930
mtarrant@forest.edu
Coordinator of Financial Aid

(417) 893-7934
atate@forest.edu
Full Professor
Research Center Director
Licensed Psychologist (MO)

(417) 761-5015
pthomlinson@forest.edu
Intake Coordinator, The Robert J Murney Clinic
 
(417) 865-8943
Dean of Master's Programs
Assistant Professor

(417) 893-7905
Associate Professor
Coordinator of the Child and Adolescent Program
Licensed Psychologist

(417) 893-7964
Payroll / HR / Benefits Coordinator
 
(417) 893-7940
dwelsh@forest.edu
Director of Marketing and Outreach
The Robert J. Murney Clinic

(417) 893-7887
cwiksell@forest.edu
Associate Professor
Director of ABA Program
Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral®
Licensed Behavior Analyst

(417) 893-7976