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Hunter Stanfield

Hunter Stanfield 

Master of Marriage & Family Therapy

Assistant Professor


Hunter was born and raised in Florence, Alabama. Before arriving at Lipscomb in August 2019, he spent formative years in Los Angeles, California; Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Birmingham, Alabama; Manhattan, Kansas; and Tuxedo, North Carolina. At Lipscomb, Hunter teaches in the Marriage and Family Therapy graduate program and volunteers with the LIFE program. He is also currently a Fellow in Relational Ethics with the Doherty Foundation for Social and Civic Well-Being. Outside of his role at Lipscomb, Hunter is an active mental health professional providing therapy to individuals and couples in the Nashville area. He also enjoys spending time with his family, taking in live concerts, being outside and active in a wide variety of outdoor activities, and sitting on the front porch reading a good book.

Academic Degrees

B.S. Business Administration, Seaver College, Pepperdine University (2009); M.A. Psychology, Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pepperdine University (2012); M.D.R. Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law (2013); M.S. Human Development and Family Studies, emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Alabama (2016); Ph.D. Human Ecology, emphasis in Couple and Family Therapy, Kansas State University (2019).

Academic Department

Department of Psychology, Counseling, and Family Science