Faculty in Residence

Dr. Thom and Denise Balmer

Faculty in Residence - Thom 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. 

Upcoming Events

  • Cycle Into Success
    Positive Mind, Positive Outcomes
    Sunday, September 17th, 5:00pm
    McMahon Center, Great Room
  • Ride Through Your Fears
    Using Fear As Energy to Succeed
    Sunday, October 15th, 5:00pm
    McMahon Center, Great Room
  • Take A Victory Lap
    Celebration and Success
    Sunday, November 19th, 5:00pm
    McMahon Center, Great Room
  • Gear Up
    Multiple Intelligences: Using Your Strengths
    Sunday, January 21st, 5:00pm
    Shepler Tower
  • Love Languages
    Coasting Towards Healthy Relationships
    Sunday, February 18th, 5:00pm
    Shepler Tower
  • De-Stress Picnic
    Good Stress - Bad Stress
    Sunday, April 15th, 5:00pm
    Shepler Tower

Food and Prizes will be at each event.
For questions, please contact Dr. Balmer at tbalmer@cameron.edu.

Balmers on bike

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

Housing Contact Information

McMahon Center, Room 111
502 SW University Dr.
Lawton, OK 73505
8am-8pm (580) 581-2392
8pm-8am (580) 581-2391
Email: housing@cameron.edu
Office Hours: M-F 8am-5pm