Elizabeth Saxon, MBA, MA, PsyD
Elizabeth Saxon received her MBA from the University of Southern California, M.A. in
Clinical Psychology and PsyD in Organizational Leadership from the Colorado School of
Professional Psychology. Dr. Saxon was elected and served as the Local Council
President of AFA CWA AFL-CIO, a local union chapter in Houston and served three
years until 2016. One of 18 National Executive Board members of AFA CWA AFL-
CIO, she participated in contract negotiations with post-merger United Continental
Holdings. The union representing 24,000 employees negotiated an industry leading labor
contract at one of the largest airlines in the world in 2018.
In March 2008, 2009, and 2010, Elizabeth traveled to China with doctoral students from
the Colorado School of Professional Psychology and taught and presented in Hong Kong,
Beijing, Shanghai, Qufu, and Nanjing. She was a co-presenter with Dr. Michael Dow at
the 2 nd Annual Religious Conference in Beijing, China in 2008 on New Directions for
Mindfulness-Based Therapies. Dr. Saxon also presented at the 4 th Annual Religious
Conference in Qufu, China in 2010 on Death and Dying: East West Comparative.
Dr. Saxon has co-authored a review of the book, Paradoxes of Time in Existential
Therapy: Can a Time-Limited Existential Approach Work? Elizabeth is also one of
several contributors to Existential Psychology East-West, published in 2009 and Therapist
Development through International Dialogue: Students' Perspectives on Personal and
Professional Life Changing Interactions in 2011. She has been interviewed on many media
outlets as well as by the Wall Street Journal as a specialist in Asian markets. Her current
research interests include neuropsychology, trauma, mindfulness, existential psychology
and organizational leadership. Dr. Saxon has been a guest lecturer at Lonestar College in
Texas since 2017.