Master's Project Chairpersons

Chairperson

Master’s Project Chairs are those faculty members listed below who have specific training and skills in such areas as constructing a literature review, executing an experiential project, and/or editing for APA compliance.  Please see the complete list below for areas of availability and interest.

Reader

Any faculty member may serve as Reader.

Note: You may not choose as a final project Chair or Reader a Didactic Instructor with whom you have worked in either Individual or Group Didactic.

 

MP Chairpersons Availability and Research Interests (updated 9/1/17)

 

Availability for literature review

Availability for experiential project

Self-identified research interests in connection with MP

Craig Balfany

Yes

Yes

Art Therapy Topics

Richard Close

Yes

Yes

Spirituality and Religion in Counseling and Psychotherapy, Grief and Loss, Ethics, Depression, Meaning and Purpose, Adlerian Psychology: clinical operationalization

Louise Ferry

Yes

Yes

Anxiety and depressive disorders in children, adolescents, and adults; psychological testing; parenting; chronic mental illness; grief and loss; PTSD; and family relationships

Amy Foell

Yes

Yes

School Counseling Topics

Susan Huber

Yes

 

Technology in Education, Assessment and Educational Models/Programs, Variables that impact/shape Education(al) effectiveness, Outcome measures and Education, Development in Education, Student Development, Effective Communication in Education

Doug Pelcak

Yes

Yes

Strength- based school counseling, underserved populations, mental health services in schools, bullying, ADHD

Nicole Randick

Yes

Yes

Creativity in Counseling, Adolescent Mental Health, Professional Identity, School Counseling, Wellness – Client and Counselor, Advocacy and Social Justice Issues

Rachelle Reinisch

Yes

 

Expressive writing, grief and loss, death and dying, death anxiety, immortality ideologies, aging and transition, coping with chronic illness, music as therapy, shame, anxeity and the brain, nutrition and therapy, women's issues

Ruth Schulz

 

 

Art Therapy, Co-occurring Disorders, Adlerian Counseling, Mental Illness, Special interest in diverse cultural aspects of any of these.

Meg Whiston

Yes

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