Don Myers, Ph.D.


Child and Family Development

San Diego

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Professional Biography

Don Myers received his BA and MA degrees from the University of Oklahoma.  He received his Ph.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology (Now Alliant International University).  He is a part-time Lecturer II in the Child and Family Development Department.  He is also a licensed psychologist and has a private practice in La Mesa, California in which he sees children and adolescents, as well as their families, and adults of all ages.  In addition, he teaches part-time in the Marriage and Family Therapy Department at the University of San Diego.

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Part-Time Faculty Award - University of San Diego, 2016
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty Award – Child and Family Development Department, 2015


Courses Taught:

  • CFD 270: Human Development through the Lifespan
  • CFD 353B: Parenting the School Age Child
  • CFD 375A: Human Development: Infants and Toddlers
  • CFD 375B: Human Development: Early and Middle Childhood
  • CFD 375C: Human Development: Adolescence through Adulthood
  • CFD 437: Violence in Relationships
  • CFD 560: Theories of Social-Emotional Development
  • CFD 590: Children with Special Needs
  • CFD 596: Children & Nature
  • CFD 643B: Seminar in Counseling Theories and Techniques


  • Ph. D. in Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology (now Alliant International University), San Diego, CA
  • M.A. in Psychology, University of Oklahoma
  • B.A. in Psychology, University of Oklahoma


  • Dr. Myers has particular interests in adolescent and early adulthood development, as well as the impact of nature exposure in the lives of children.