Mathis V. Kennington, Ph.D., LMFT-S
Dr. Mathis Kennington is a licensed marriage and family therapist and state approved clinical supervisor. Dr. Kennington specializes in couples therapy with high conflict couples, couples thinking about divorce, and couples in which one person has suffered trauma. Dr. Kennington received his master's degree in marriage and family therapy from Abilene Christian University and his Ph.D. in marriage and family therapy at Virginia Tech.
As the clinical director for AFI, Dr. Kennington works with the executive and senior directors to establish the clinical training curriculum for our graduate and post-graduate associates. In addition, Dr. Kennington maintains relationships with community leaders and organizations.
Dr. Kennington is an adjunct faculty for St. Edward's University where he teaches in the Master of Arts in Counseling program. Dr. Kennington teaches the University's only course dedicated to couples therapy in addition to advanced courses in family therapy theory and techniques.
Dr. Kennington received advanced training and experience from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy as a part of the Minority Fellowship Program. His research focuses on the impact of incarceration on men and their relationships.