Marilyn Powell, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and the Dean of Psychology at Walden University. Primarily working with adults and couples, Dr. Powell helps clients:
- realize and leverage their inherent strengths
- develop effective coping skills and tools
- bring more meaning to their daily lives
- create and maintain thriving relationships
Dr. Powell earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Austin College in Sherman, TX, then completed a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Working first in public mental health centers and hospitals, she shifted her career focus to nonprofit mental health working in a family therapy agency in the San Francisco bay area. A DFW native, Marilyn returned home to Dallas in 2003, pursuing a dual career in academic administration and private practice.