Ms Cornwell is originally from Ohio. She did her undergraduate work in sociology and psychology at Missouri State University.  Before attending graduate school at University of Houston Clear Lake she worked for five years with pre-schoolers as Head Start Director and  as an assistant in private day care schools. During her graduate education and post degree Ms Cornwell worked for six years with Dr. Linda Bell on longitudinal research project looking at couple and family interactional processes funded by NIMH. Ms Cornwell has over 30 years of experience as a couple and family therapist, educator, trainer and supervisor. Ms Cornwell is the Senior Supervisor of the Family Studies Center where she is training and supervising couple and family therapy interns, medical students and psychiatry residents.

Education & Training
  • Undergraduate School - Missouri State University (1967-1971), Psychology
  • Graduate School - University of Houston-Clear Lake (1975-1978), Behavioral Science
  • Other Post Graduate Training - University of Houston-Clear Lake (1975-1978)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Fellow of American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Dallas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Approved AAMFT Supervisor
  • Texas Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (1978)
  • American Family Therapy Academy (2014)
Honors & Awards
  • Psi Chi 1971, Psychology Honor Society
  • Alpha Kappa Delta 1971, Sociology Honor Society
Books & Publications