Clarissa Abijaoude

Director of Outreach



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.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Loves to travel with her family
  • Born and raised in Arizona, returned after several years in Los Angeles
  • Puts her laundry away the same day it's washed