Family Development

Meet Our Team

Family Development aims to provide professional development opportunities, online resources and information to support professionals working with military families.

We recognize that while military families may have similar needs as civilian families, they also face unique situations that can positively and negatively impact family life. Our focus connects largely to early intervention, family strengthening, family violence prevention and treatment and has targeted individuals in the mental health, family advocacy, and education fields.

Family Development (FD) Team

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Kacy Mixon , PhD, LMFT

  • Family Development PI/Project Director
    Department of Psychology, Counseling & Family Therapy
    Valdosta State University
  • 1500 N. Patterson Street
    Valdosta, GA 31698
  • kacymixon@gmail.com
  • 229-333-6031

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Bari Sobelson , MS, LMFT

  • Family Development Social Media & Programming Coordination Specialist
    Department of Psychology, Counseling & Family Therapy
    Valdosta State University
  • 1500 N. Patterson Street
    Valdosta, GA 31698
  • bari.sobelson@gmail.com
  • 229-293-6319

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Jason M. Jowers , MS, MFT

  • Family Development Information Specialist
    Department of Psychology, Counseling & Family Therapy
    Valdosta State University
  • 1500 N. Patterson Street
    Valdosta, GA 31698
  • jmjowers@valdosta.edu

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