Clarissa attended the University of Arizona and completed a Bachelors' Degree in Psychology. Continuing her pursuit in the field of mental health she graduated from USC with a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy. Clarissa worked in community mental health programs and in private practice as a therapist prior to joining Fusion in 2011. After a friend introduced her to Fusion in California, she knew Fusion would give her the opportunity to help students realize their true potential. Clarissa loves to travel with her family and enjoy different food and cultures around the world. After being born and raised in Arizona, she is excited to return home after several years in Los Angeles.