About the founder of the
World Spiritual Health Organization

Mark Allison

Chaplain (Colonel) Mark Allison was reared on the Pacific island of Oahu, Hawaii and subsequently lived in Europe, Mexico, Afghanistan, the Middle East, and in Australia, where he served two years as a missionary from 1977-1979.

He holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Human Behavior from International University-Europe, London, England, a Master’s of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from United States International University, San Diego, California, and is a graduate of the US Army Command and General Staff College. He is currently a PhD candidate in Psychology.

Among his professional certifications are: Master Board Certified Supervisor/Trainer in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE), Professional Chaplain, and Spiritual Mental Health Professional.

Mark has worked as a university administrator and subsequently served as a professional interfaith Chaplain since 1986 in a diversity of ministry settings, to include, four major hospitals, hospice, law enforcement, prison, veterans affairs, and as a military chaplain in the US Navy, Marines, and Army; including two combat tours of duty (Persian Gulf War, 1990 (Navy) & Afghanistan, 2004-2005 (Army). He currently continues to serve as a Colonel/senior chaplain in the US Military Chaplaincy (National Guard).

He and his wife have four daughters and two grandchildren…and three dogs.