Dr. Steve Allison is a licensed clinical psychologist. His degrees include a B.S. (psychology) from Abilene Christian University, two Masters degrees (psychology and theology) from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. (APA-approved clinical psychology program) from the Graduate School of Psychology, Fuller Seminary. His two clinical internships (also APA approved) were at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and V.A. Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Allison is a National Health Service Provider in Psychology and is a member of the American Psychological Association. He has been on the (national and regional) Board of Directors of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS) since 1986, and was recognized with the CAPS Distinguished Member award in 2010. He has also served as the CAPS Southwestern Regional Director for 16 years, and has been the CAPS International Conference Coordinator since 2004.
Dr. Allison has maintained a part-time private practice in clinical psychology in Abilene, Texas for 29 years. He was the founding Director of Counseling and Health Services at Abilene Christian University, a position he held for 18 years (beginning in 1984). In the Fall of 2002, he was appointed to the Robert & Mary Ann Hall Endowed Chair of Psychology & Intercultural Studies. He has been a tenured, Full Professor in the Department of Psychology since 2007. He was honored to be a USA delegate to the 2010 Lausanne Conference on World Evangelism in Capetown, South Africa.