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Dr. Michelle Mitchell Receives ACA National Award

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Michelle D. Mitchell for being selected to receive the prestigious Courtland C. Lee Multicultural Excellence Scholarship Award. She will be presented with this award during the American Counseling Association Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA on March 29th. Dr. Michelle D. Mitchell is an Assistant Professor in the Department […]

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Dr. Nathaniel Ivers quoted in Washington Post article November 12, 2018

Dr. Nathaniel Ivers, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Counseling, was recently quoted in a November 12, 2018 Washington Post article, entitled: “My parents divorced yet continued to live together. It made me think unhealthy relationships were normal.” Dr. Ivers was interviewed about the challenges encountered by children whose parents are involved a high-conflict divorce […]

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Dr. Robert Casares Launches Counseling Podcast

Dr. Robert Casares recently launched a monthly podcast in collaboration with the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC). His podcast, entitled The Reframe, features hour-long conversations with leaders and legends of the counseling profession, focused on timely mental health issues, cutting-edge research, and innovative clinical approaches. Episode 1 features an hour-long interview with […]

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Dr. Mark Scholl Publishes Postmodern Counseling Text

On July 12, 2018, Dr. Mark Scholl’s new textbook, Postmodern Perspectives on Contemporary Counseling Issues, was published with Oxford University Press. This text was co-authored by Dr. Scholl, Associate Professor of Counseling at Wake Forest University, and Dr. James Hansen, Professor of Counseling at Oakland University.  Expert scholars and practitioners contribute chapters that explore the implications […]

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Dr. Mark Scholl wins NCDA’s 2018 Diversity Initiative Award

Associate Professor of Counseling, Dr. Mark Scholl, was chosen to receive the National Career Development Association’s 2018 Diversity Initiative Award.  The National Career Development Association is the recognized leader in developing standards for the career development profession. It is also a founding division of the American Counseling Association. The Diversity Initiative Award recognizes individuals who […]

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Dr. Sam Gladding Publishes Family Therapy Text

Professor of Counseling, Dr. Sam Gladding, published a new textbook with Pearson, Family Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice.   In the 7th edition, Dr. Gladding covers all aspects of working with couples and families.  His text is grounded in evidence-based practice and the theoretical background of marriage and family therapy.  Dr. Gladding provides information on functioning […]

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Dr. David Johnson Named Emerging Leader

Dr. David Johnson, Assistant Professor of Counseling, was named an Emerging Leader of the Association for Humanistic Counseling for the 2018-2019 academic year. His year-long term will begin in July 2018, and exemplifies counseling leadership.  Over the course of his term, he will provide a minimum of 50 service hours to the AHC, participate in […]

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Student Denise Whetstone Wins Honorable Mention in American Counseling Association Essay Competition

Denise Whetstone, an online student in our part-time Master’s of Counseling program, received an Honorable Mention in the Tomorrow’s Counselors Essay Competition sponsored by the American Counseling Association Foundation! She competed against both master’s and doctoral students from other accredited programs across the country, and was one of only 10 Honorable Mention recipients. As part of […]

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Dr. Nathaniel Ivers quoted in Newsweek article September 6, 2017

Dr. Nathaniel Ivers, Associate Department Chair and Associate Professor of Counseling, was recently quoted in a September 6, 2017 Newsweek article about DACA. Dr. Ivers was interviewed on his opinions and has worked with clients who were undocumented immigrants, and he has seen firsthand the difficulties that go with that undocumented status. You can read […]

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Dr. Sam Gladding is named President-elect of International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors

Professor of Counseling Sam Gladding has been elected president of the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC). The presidency is a two-year term beginning July 1, 2018. Dr. Gladding became president elect on July 1, 2017. The International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC) is a division of the American Counseling Association (ACA) IAMFC promotes excellence […]

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