Dr. Lawson is a graduate of Biola University, a licensed psychologist in Virginia and was a professor of counseling at Liberty University for 10 years before moving to Florida. Dr Lawson completed a clinical internship at The University of Virginia, where he began his teaching career. He has written articles and book chapters on families, sexuality and the integration of faith and science. He was the editor of the Virginia Psychogram, the Virginia Association of Clinical Psychologists newsletter and was a member of the Virginia Psychological Association Executive Committee.
He reviews articles for "Communiqué," the National Association of School Psychologists journal. He has spoken at numerous family enrichment conferences and was hired by the Department of Defense to provide marriage enrichment training. He recently presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) on training psychologists to be spiritually minded and the impact of the "40 Days of Purpose" on spiritual development.
He is married to Amy Lawson and has three children. They currently reside in Apopka and attend Ocoee Oaks Church.