Christopher Cale, PhD, MEd, MS

Contributing Faculty, Doctoral Advisor, EdD Program


Distance Programs


College of Health Sciences


Doctor of Philosophy, Curriculum and Instruction/Counselor Education and Supervision, University of South Florida
Master of Education, Educational Leadership and Administration, University of South Florida
Master of Science, Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling & School Counseling, California State University, Sacramento
Bachelor of Science, Criminology, California State University, Sacramento

Dr. Cale is a recognized marriage family therapist, instructor, consultant, educational leader, mentor, and personal development expert with more than 25 years of experience. His primary focus has been practical, consultative, research, and leadership expertise in counseling, education, program design, strategy, and organizational leadership.

He obtained a marriage, family, and child counseling (MFCC) master’s degree from California State University Sacramento Counseling program. In the 2000s, Dr. Cale completed his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision at the University of South Florida. Dr. Cale also possess a master’s in educational leadership from the University of South Florida and spent several years as a school principal in public and charter schools in California, Florida and Hawaii, serving diverse underprivileged families and children.

Dr. Cale has published more than 20 empirical articles in the last two years. His primary research focuses on ibogaine addiction therapy, psychedelic psychotherapy, ontological therapeutical approaches, anthropometry in marriage and family counseling, holistic therapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy.