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. The Chair/Reader list is under revision. Currently, this is not an exhaustive list of Chairs and Readers.

 

MP Chairpersons Availability and Research Interests (updated 11/10/17)

Name & Credentials

Interest

Expertise/Interests

Anthony Mielke, MA, LMFT

Chair &

Reader

Men’s issues/masculinity, Bioecological Systems Theory, Experiential Family Therapy, Existential Therapy, Natural Family Systems, Interpersonal Neurobiology, General Systems Theory, Adolescent group/individual therapy, couple therapy, attachment theory, spirituality

Paivi Lee, PhD

 

Chair &

Reader

Adlerian and somatic psychotherapy

Trauma, empathy, motivation, emotional, health

Wendi Anderson, DMFT, LMFT

Chair &

Reader

Disabilities, Veterans, service animals, art therapy, caregivers, children, family systems, adolescents, couple relationships, chronic illness and couples

Louise Ferry, PhD

Chair &

Reader

Attachment, parenting, trauma, anxiety, and schizophrenia

Richard Close, D.Min

Reader

Spirituality in counseling, Adlerian theory applied to clinical practice, ethics, integrative/holistic practice and Adlerian psychology, and logotherapy

Rachelle Reinisch, DMFT

Chair &

Reader

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

Meghan Williams, MA, LMFT

 

Chair &

Reader

Autism Spectrum Disorders, spirituality, alternative and holistic approaches to therapy, couples therapy, parenting and attachment, sexuality, LGBTQ and alternative lifestyles