Faculty in Residence

Dr. Thom and Denise Balmer

Dr. Thom Balmer joined the Cameron faculty in 2012. He has a Master of Divinity degree in psychiatric chaplaincy from Southern Seminary, Louisville, Ky., a master’s degree in marriage and family counseling from Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas, and an Advanced Pastoral Studies Certificate from Austin Presbyterian Seminary, Austin, Texas. Balmer earned a Ph.D. in counseling studies from Capella University, Minneapolis. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Approved Supervisor, and a Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Balmer is a past-president of the Oklahoma Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and a member of the advisory board for Counselor Licensing/Oklahoma Department of Health. He has conducted continuing education training for numerous professional organizations across the state.  Joining Dr. Balmer as Faculty in Residence is his wife Denise. 


Balmers on bike

The Balmers rode in this year's Homecoming parade, and they host a variety of student programs for residents.

Semester Events

Start Well . . . End Well

(Grilled Cheese, Soup, and Smores)

January 17th, 5:00pm, Great Room, McMahon Learning Center

Emotions and We-Emotions

(Pizza, Salad, Fruit)

February 21st, 5:00pm, Great Room, McMahon Learning Center

Positive Psychology- You Can Do It!

(Party/Picnic Food)

April 17th, 5:00pm, Great Room, McMahon Learning Center

Food and Prizes Will Be Available At Every Event!

Contact Dr. Thom Balmer For More Information.



Housing Contact Info

McMahon Center, Room 111
502 SW University Dr.
Lawton, OK 73505
(580) 581-2392

After Hours: 580-581-2391