(773) 442-5550
(773) 442-5559
Dr. Shedeh Tavakoli
Shedeh
Tavakoli
Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department Chair
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5604
Expertise
Licensed clinical professional counselor with experience in trauma-related mental health disorders; clinical supervisor; posttraumatic stress disorder and posttraumatic growth; crisis and trauma counseling; neurobiology, interpersonal trauma, affect regulation and attachment; and emotion focused therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy
Courses Taught
COUN-402 Developmental Counseling
COUN-403 Theories of Counseling
COUN-438 Crisis and Trauma Counseling
COUN-444 Practicum in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
COUN-464 Internship I: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
COUN-474 Internship II: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Research Interests
Supervisee anxiety and the supervisory relationship; risk and predictor factors of posttraumatic stress and posttraumatic growth; neurobiology of attachment and interpersonal trauma; cultural considerations in counseling military personnel and veterans with posttraumatic stress; effectiveness of emotion focused therapy on complex trauma; impact of expressive writing on acculturative stress.
Education

Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich.
Counselor Education and Supervision, Ph.D.

Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich.
Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling, M.A.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Psychology and Sociology, B.A.

Selected Publications

Darnell, F.J., Johansen, A., Tavakoli, S., Brugnone, N. (2016). Adoption and Identity Experiences among Adult Transnational Adoptees: A Qualitative Study. Adoption Quarterly. DOI: 10.1080/10926755.2016.1217574

Johansen, A. Tavakoli, S., Bjelland, I. E, Lumely, M. (2015). Constructivist SimultaneousTreatment of Borderline Personality Disorder, Trauma, and Addiction Comorbidity: A Qualitative Case Study. Qualitative Health Research. doi: 10.1177/1049732315618659

Tavakoli, S., Chen, M., Zook, N., Bethea, S. (2015). Attachment, Combat Exposure, and Posttraumatic Cognitions as Predictors of PTSD and PTG in Veterans. Journal of Military and Government Counseling, 3 (2), 113 - 130.

Tavakoli, S., Zook, N., Hull, G. (2015). Multicultural Considerations for Counseling Military Personnel and Veterans with Co-occurring PTSD and SUD. Kentucky Counseling Association Journal, 1(1), 19 -33.

Hijazi, A.M., Tavakoli, S., Slavin-Spenny, O.M., & Lumley, M.A.  (2011).  Targeting interventions: Moderators of the effects of assertiveness training and expressive writing on the adjustment of international university students. International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 33, 101-112.

Tavakoli, S., Lumley, M., Hijazi, A., Slavin, O. & Parris, G. (2009) Effects of assertiveness training and expressive writing on acculturative stress in international students: A randomized trial. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 56, 590-596.

Coven, A., Araujo, J., Van Hall, K., Tavakoli-Moayed, S., Collins, A., Enwiya, J., Boyes, K.(2007). Teaching a doctoral course in consultation: A parallel process. Dimensions of Counseling, 34(1). 

 

Selected Exhibitions

Tavakoli, S., Lipkin, G. (November 2017). Supervision of Trauma Counselors: A Neuroscience based Approach. Presented at the Illinois Counseling Association Annual Conference, Lisle, IL

Schwartzbaum, S. & Tavakoli, S. (November, 2017). Couples counseling with veterans: One size does not fit all. Presented the Illinois Counseling Association Annual Conference, Lisle, IL

Tavakoli, S., Lipkin, G. (October, 2017). Essentials of Neuroscience in Training Trauma Counselors. Presented at the Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

Schwartzbaum, S. & Tavakoli, S. (March, 2017). Couples counseling with veterans: One size does not fit all. Presented the Illinois Mental Health Counseling Association Annual Conference, Northbrook, IL

Tejada, L., Tavakoli, S., Bloom, Z. (January, 2017). Compassionate Grading: Responding to the student, respecting the standards. Presented at the NEIU Lead and Learn Symposium. Chicago, IL

Tavakoli, S. (April, 2016). Counseling Clients with Complex Trauma and Addiction. One hour workshop presented at the American and Canadian Counseling Association Annual Conference, Montréal, Québec

Tavakoli, S., Zook, N. (July, 2016). Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress & Posttraumatic Growth Among Military Veterans: Research and Clinical Implications. One hour workshop presented at the American and Canadian Counseling Association Annual Conference, Montréal, Québec

Tavakoli, S. (July 2016). Simultaneous Treatment for Clients with Complex Trauma and Addiction. 90-minute workshop presented at the American Mental Health Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA

Tavakoli, S. (July 2016). Simultaneous Treatment for Clients with Complex Trauma and Addiction. 90-minute workshop presented at the American Mental Health Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA

Tejada, L. & Tavakoli (July 2016). Basics of Developmental Supervision. Workshop presented at the American Mental Health Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA

Tavakoli, S. (April, 2015). A Rational for Emotion-Focused Treatment for Comorbid Substance Use Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress. Presented as part of a 90-minute symposium at the IV International Congress of CIPD, Barcelona, Spain 

Tavakoli, S. (November, 2015). Counseling Clients with Complex Trauma and Addiction. One hour workshop presented at the Illinois Counseling Association Annual Conference, Skokie, IL

Tavakoli, S & Tejada, L (July, 2015). Conceptualizing Complex Interpersonal Trauma Through the AN-CABS Model of Assessment and Treatment Planning. A 90- minute workshop presented at the American Mental Health Counseling Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Tavakoli, S., Zook, N. & Tejada, L (July, 2015). Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress & Posttraumatic Growth Among Military Veterans: Research and Clinical Implications. A 90-minute workshop presented at the American Mental Health Counseling Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Tavakoli, S. & Zook, N. (March, 2015). Risk and Predictor Factors for PTSD and PTG in Military Veterans: A Strength-based Paradigm. A one-hour workshop presented at the American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL

Tejada, L. & Tavakoli (March, 2015). Basics of Developmental Supervision. A 1.5-hour presentation at the Illinois Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Conference, Naperville, IL

Tavakoli, S., (March, 2014). “Attachment and relational trauma: Neurobiological and social-cognitive considerations”. Illinois Counseling Association-Southern Conference, Collinsville, IL

Tavakoli, S., & Hall, G. (July 2013). “Counseling Considerations for Working with Ethnically Diverse Military Personnel and Veterans with PTSD”. A one-hour presentation at the National Mental Health Counseling Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC

Tavakoli, S., & Hall, G. (December 2012). “Counseling Considerations for Working with Ethnically Diverse Military Personnel and Veterans with PTSD”.   A workshop presented at the Chicago Counseling Association meeting

Hall, G. & Tavakoli, S. (November 2012). Counseling LGBT Military Personnel and Veterans with PTSD, poster session. Illinois Counseling Association Annual Conference, Springfield, IL Springfield, IL

Tavakoli, S. & Hall, G. (November 2012). “Ethnic Differences in Military Personnel and Veterans with PTSD, poster session. Illinois Counseling Association Annual Conference, Springfield, IL

Tavakoli, S., Hall, G., and Gilliam, N. (November 2012). Ethnic Differences in Military Personnel and Veterans with PTSD. Workshop presented at Argosy University Counselor Education & Supervision Department, Chicago, IL

Hull, G., & Tavakoli, S. (July 2012). A Review and implications for counseling military personnel and veterans with PTSD. American Mental Health Counseling Association Annual Conference. Orlando, FL

Tavakoli, S., & Hall, G. (November, 2011). Strategies and implications for decreasing counseling students’ anxiety and increasing self-efficacy. Illinois Counseling Association Annual Conference. Skokie, IL

Hall, G., & Tavakoli, S. (November 2011). A Review and implications for counseling military personnel and veterans with PTSD. Illinois Counseling Association Annual Conference. Skokie, IL

LWH 4074
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5604
Office Hours
By appointment
Main Campus
Profile Picture
Erick
Alexeyev
Ph.D.
Instructor
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5550
Courses Taught
COUN 408 Research Seminar
Research Interests
To be added
Education

Argosy University, Chicago, Illinois
Doctorate Degree in Counseling Psychology

Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois
Master’s Degree in Human Services and Counseling

Daugavpils University, Daugavpils, Latvia
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (Major)
Bachelor’s Degree in Language and Literature (Second Major)

 

Phone
(773) 442-5550
Office Hours
To be announced
Main Campus
Dr. Lee Beaty
Lee
A.
Beaty
Ph.D.
Instructor
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5550
Courses Taught
COUN 401: Professional Orientation and Legal/Ethical Practices
COUN 402: Developmental Counseling
COUN 403: Theories of Counseling
COUN 404: Assessment and Evaluation in Counseling
COUN 408: Research Seminar
COUN 442: Practicum in School Counseling
COUN 462: Internship I: School Counseling
COUN 472: Internship II: School Counseling
Research Interests
Research design and methods; issues in school counseling (bullying, peer relationships, GLBT students); educational and psychological measurement; human development across the lifespan; psychosocial issues of persons with disabilities
Education

Ph.D., Educational Psychology
University of Illinois at Chicago

M.A., Guidance and Counseling
Northeastern Illinois University

M.M., Music
American Conservatory of Music

B.M., Music
University of Alabama

Selected Publications

Beaty, L.A. (in preparation). Impact of sports on minority students' social and academic behaviors.

Beaty, L.A. (2012). Handbook of counseling research design and methods. Unpublished manuscript.

Beaty, L.A., and Alexayev, E.B. (2008). Bullying in schools: What the research tells us.  Adolescence, 43, 1-11.

Fruehling, J.A., Giblin, J.J., Beaty, L.A., and Currier, K.  (2005).  Application for U.S. Rehabilitation Services Administration Rehabilitation Capacity Building Grant.

Beaty, L.A. (2002). Development counseling: The young adult period.  ERIC Clearinghouse of Counseling and Student Services (ED 461 803).

Beaty, L.A. (1999). Commentary on “In the Dark.” Matilda Ziegler Magazine for the Blind, 93(8), 52

5550 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5550
Office Hours
By appointment.
Main Campus
Dr. Sharon Bethea
Sharon
L.
Bethea
Professor, Counselor Education; Coordinator, African/African American Studies
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5545
Courses Taught
COUN-401 Professional Orientation and Legal/Ethical Practices
COUN-402 Developmental Counseling
COUN-403 Theories of Counseling
COUN-408 Research Seminar
COUN-415 Children and Youth in School and Family Systems
COUN-430 Social and Cultural Diversity in Counseling
ICSE-103 Introduction to Inner City Studies
AFAM-200 Introduction to African/African American Studies
AFAM-301 Foundations of African Civilizations
AFAM-302 Foundations of Africans in the Diaspora
AFAM-303 Global Collaborations: Cross Cultural Research in Ghana
Research Interests
Resiliency of inner city youth; African centered counseling paradigms; social and cultural diversity in counseling; counselor identity development; Oakland Freedom Schools; adolescent civic engagement; study abroad
Education

Ph.D., Educational Psychology
University of Missouri at Columbus

M.A., Clinical Psychology
Specialization: Marriage, Family, Child, and Adolescent Counseling
John F. Kennedy University

B.A., Psychology
San Francisco State University

Selected Publications

Perlow, O., Wheeler, D. I., Bethea, S.L., Scott, B. M. (2018). Black Women's Liberatory Pedagogies: Resistance, Transformation and Healing Within and Beyond the Academy. Switzerland: Palgrave, Macmillan.

Bethea, S. L. (2018). Kuja Nyumbani (Coming Home): Using African-Centered Pedagogy to Educate Black Students in the Academy. In Perlow, O., Wheeler, D. I., Bethea, S.L., Scott, B. M. (eds). Black Women's Liberatory Pedagogies: Resistance, Transformation and Healing Within and Beyond the Academy. Switzerland: Palgrave, Macmillan.

Tavakoli, S., Mei-Whei Chen, M., Zook, N., Bethea, S. L. (2015). Attachment, combat exposure, and post-trauma cognitions as predictors of PTSD and PTG in Veterans.Journal of Military and Government Counseling. (3) 2, 113-130.

Bethea, S. L., Payne, M. (2015). Children’s defense fund: Oakland freedom school.  In Shujaa, M. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of African cultural heritage in North America. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Perlow, O., Bethea, S., & Wheeler, D.  (2014). Dismantling the master’s house: Black women faculty challenging white privilege/supremacy in the college classroom. Understanding and Dismantling Privilege.   

Bethea, S. L. (2013). Illumination of the Spirit: The evolution of an African centered social justice counselor. In J. Carlson & J. Kottler (Eds.), Helping Beyond the 50-Minute Hour: Therapists Involved in REAL Social Action.  New York: Routledge, 2012.

Bethea, S. L. (2013). Past & present societal influences on black couples that impact sex, love, and intimacy. In K. Helm & J. Carlson (Eds.), Love, Intimacy, Sex and the African American Couple. New York: Routledge.

Bethea, S. L. (2012). The impact of Oakland freedom school’s summer youth program on the psychosocial development of African American youth.  Journal of Black Psychology, 38(4), 442-454.

Bethea, S. L. (2008). A chronology of the education of Black people in Illinois to1874.  Illinois Transatlantic Slave Trade Commission 2008 Report II: v2.

Bethea, S. L. (2008). Writings of Baffour Amakwa Tia II [Asa Hilliard], Ph.D.  Illinois Transatlantic Slave Trade Commission 2008 Report II: v2.

Smith, S. M., & Bethea, S. L. (2004). The emotionally intelligent educator.  NABTE Review, 31, 69-75.

Additional Information

In addition to her teaching responsibilities in the Department of Counselor Education, Dr. Bethea also teaches as an affiliate faculty member in the African/African American and Inner City Studies programs.

LWH 4004
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5545
Office Hours
Spring 2017 Tuesdays 2:30-3:30 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. Thursdays 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. or by appointment
Main Campus
Dr. Zach Bloom
Zachary
Bloom
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor; Faculty Advisor for Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M-Z)
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5553
Expertise
Zachary DE. Bloom is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with experience working with diverse clients in a variety of settings. Dr. Bloom specializes in working with clients presenting to counseling with issues related to trauma, anger management, anxiety, and depression.
Courses Taught
COUN 402 Developmental Counseling
COUN 403 Theories of Counseling
COUN 406 Group Counseling
COUN 408 Research Seminar
COUN 420 Introduction to Family Counseling
COUN 431 Couple and Family System Study
COUN 432 Counseling Couples
COUN 439 Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning
Research Interests
Instrumentation in research; empathy and the objectification of others; the influence of technology on interpersonal and romantic relationships; emerging adults
Education

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Counselor Education, Ph.D.

Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A.
Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy

National-Louis University, Wheeling, IL
Secondary Education, M.A.T.
Endorsement: English
Endorsement: Middle School

Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Philosophy, M.A.

Selected Publications

Bloom, Z. D., McNeil, V., Flasch, P., & Sanders, F. (2018) A comparison of empathy and sympathy between counselors-in-training and their non-counseling academic peers. The Professional Counselor. 8(4), 341-354. doi:10.15241/zdb.8.4.341

 

Ali, S. & Bloom, Z. D. (2018). Creative approaches to address online dating in counseling. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health. doi:10.1080/15401383.2018.1535922

 

Bloom, Z. D., & Lambie, G. W. (Accepted, 11-17-17). The adolescent measure of empathy and sympathy in a sample of emerging adults. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development.

 

Bloom, Z. D., & Dillman Taylor, D. (Accepted 10-16-17). The Online Dating Intensity Scale: Exploratory factor analysis in a sample of emerging adults. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development.

 

Ali, S., Lambie, G. W., & Bloom, Z. D. (2017).  An exploratory factor analysis of the  Sexual Orientation Counselor Competency Scale: Examining the variable of experience. The Professional Counselor. 7(3) 208-222. doi: 10.15241/sa.7.3.223

 

Bloom, Z. D., Gutierrez, D., & Lambie, G. W. (2017). An analysis of the factor structure and validity of the Attitudes Toward Erotica Questionnaire with a sample of counseling professionals. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development. 50(1-2), 35-47. doi: 10.1080/07481756.2017.1321922

 

Bloom, Z. D., Gutierrez, D., Lambie, G. W., & Ali, S. (2016). Counselors’ comfort  with sexuality, attitudes towards pornography, and propensity to assess for issues related to client pornography use. Journal of Mental Health Counseling. 38(4), 327-345. doi: 10.17744/mehc.38.4.04

 

DeLorenzi, L., Daire, A., & Bloom, Z. D. (2016). Predicting treatment attrition for child sexual abuse victims: The role of child trauma and co-occurring caregiver intimate partner violence. Counseling Outcome Research & Evaluation. 7(1), 40-52.

 

Bloom, Z. D., Gutierrez, D., & Lambie, G. W. (2015). Sexual Opinion Survey: An exploratory factor analysis. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 10(3), 242-260.

 

Bloom, Z. D., & Dillman Taylor, D. (2015). New problems in today’s technological era: An Adlerian case example. Journal of Individual Psychology, 71(2), 163-173.

 

Bloom, Z. D., & Hagedorn, W. B. (2015) Male adolescents and contemporary pornography: Implications for marriage and family counselors. The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 23(1), 126-144.

 

Homrich, A. M., DeLorenzi, L. D., Bloom, Z. D., & Godbee, B. (2014). Making the case for standards of conduct in clinical training. Counselor Education and Supervision, 53(2), 126-144.

Selected Exhibitions

Ali, S., & Bloom, Z. D. (2017, October). Inside and out of the classroom: Methods to enhance emotional intelligence in counselor education. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Homrich, A., DeLorenzi, L., Thanasiu, P. L., & Bloom, Z. D. (2017, March). Does  your CE program have standards for professional dispositions and conduct? American Counseling Association Conference, San Francisco, CA.

 

Bloom, Z. D. (2017, March). Attitudes toward pornography and sexuality, and working with clients. American Counseling Association Conference, San Francisco, CA.

 

Ali, S., Acquaye, H., & Bloom, Z. D. (2015, October). Cultural relativism & counseling: A place within pedagogy and practice. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Bloom, Z. D. (2015, October). Contemporary pornography and adolescent relationships. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Bloom, Z. D., Gutierrez, D., & Lambie, G. W. (2015, October). Psychometric properties of the Attitudes Towards Erotica Questionnaire and the Sexual Opinion Survey with a sample of counseling professionals. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Yost, J., Bloom, Z. D., & Flasch, P. (2015, March). Understanding interpersonal neurobiology and its implications for client-counselor relationships. American Counseling Association Conference, Orlando, FL.

 

Flasch, P., Robinson, S., Robinson, E. H., Lambie, G., Holladay, K., & Bloom, Z. D. (2014, May). Creating caring communities: Implications of altruistic caring on counselors and communities. British Association for Counseling and Psychotherapy Conference, London, England.

 

Green, J. H., Graham, Jr., J. M., Bloom, Z. D., Zeligman, M. R., & Hundley, G. (2014, March). Hearing the voices of practitioners: A focus group and interviews conducted with counselors working with those with DID. American Counseling Association Conference, Honolulu, HI.

 

Hundley, G., Bloom, Z. D., & Arth, M. (2014, February). Termination of the group  experience through the use of a structured creative model. Association for Specialists in Group Work Conference, Orlando, FL.

 

Homrich, A. M., Perun, M., Ackerman, J. & Bloom, Z. D. (2013, March). Strengthening the gatekeeping process: Proposed standards for professional and personal conduct for  counseling students. American Counseling Association Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

 

Sanabria, S., & Bloom, Z. D. (2013, March). Promoting advocacy in training programs by integrating social justice counseling in pre-practicum experience. American Counseling Association Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

 

LWH 4047
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5553
Office Hours
Spring 2019: M: 3-4 pm.; W: 4-5 p.m.; Th: 5-7 p.m.
Main Campus
Dr. Ami Camp
Ami
Camp
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor; Faculty Advisor for School Counseling, M.A. (A-Z); Faculty Advisor for CESA
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5593
Courses Taught
COUN 402 Developmental Counseling
COUN 410 Seminar in School Counseling
COUN 412 Topics in School Counseling
COUN 415 Children/Youth in School and Family Systems
COUN 430 Social & Cultural Diversity in Counseling
COUN 438 Crisis and Trauma Counseling
Research Interests
To be added
Education

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Counselor Education and Supervision, Ph.D.

Hampton University
School Counseling, M.A.

Hampton University
Psychology, B.A.
 

Phone
(773) 442-5593
Office Hours
To be announced
Main Campus
Dr. Mei Chen
Mei-Whei
Chen
Ph.D.
Professor; Faculty Advisor for Clinical Mental Health Counseling (A-L)
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5556
Courses Taught
COUN-403 Theories of Counseling
COUN-405 Individual Counseling Skills
COUN-406 Group Counseling
COUN-407 Mental Health Counseling
COUN-422 Grief Counseling
COUN-424 Stress Management
Research Interests
To be added.
Education

Indiana University
Counselor Education, Ph.D.

Iowa State University
Counseling Psychology, M.A.

National Taiwan Normal University
Education, B.A.

 

Selected Publications

Chen, M., & Giblin, N. (2014). Individual counseling: Skills and techniques (2nd edition). Denver, Colorado: Love Publishing.

Chen, M., & Rybak, C. (2004). Group leadership skills: Interpersonal process in group counseling and therapy. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Chen, M., & Han, Y.S. (2000). Cross-cultural group counseling with Asians:  A stage-specific interactive approach. Journal of Specialist in Group Work, 26, 111-128.

Chen-Hayes, S.F., Chen, M., & Athar, N. (2000). Challenging linguicism: Action strategies for counselors and client-colleagues. In Lewis, J., & Bradley L.  (Eds.). Advocacy in counseling (pp. 25-35). Greensboro, NC:  Caps Publications.

Selected Exhibitions

Conference Papers Presented
Chen, M., & Smith, J. (2012, November). Resolving relational conflicts: Finding a conduit that bridges gaps and transcends differences. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Illinois Counseling Association, Springfield, IL.

Chen, M., Sahyouni, X., & Drake, E. (2011, November). Evolving through crisis: How periods of chaos can yield exponential personal growth. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Illinois Counseling Association. Skokie, IL.

Chen, M., & Giblin, N. (2010). Using Experiential Teaching to Enhance Self-Confidence in Counselor Trainees. Workshop presented at North-Central Association of Counselor Education and Supervision conference, (NCACES), Itasca, IL.

Chen, M., & Herbert, V. (2010). Compulsive Hoarding: How to Assess and Treat this New Diagnosis on the Horizon. Paper presented at Illinois Counseling Association (ICA) Conference, Lisle, IL.

Chen, M., & Giblin, N. (2010). Grief Counseling. Workshop presented at Illinois  Counselor Education and Supervision (ICES). Argosy University, Schaumburg, IL

Giblin, N., & Chen, M. (2009). Self-expressive therapy: Self-care for helping professionals. Paper presented at the Illinois Counseling Association (ICA) Conference, Springfield, IL.

Herbert, V., & Chen, M. (2009). An innovative approach to resolving the unresolved issues shared by many compulsive hoarders. Paper presented at the Illinois Counseling Association (ICA) Conference, Lisle, IL.

Bills, H. A., Chen, M., & Miller, Y (2008). An innovative approach to stress management for high school students. Paper presented at the Illinois Counseling Association (ICA) Conference, Tinley Park, IL.

LWH 4042
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5556
Office Hours
Spring 2019: T/F: 2:45-4:15 p.m.; Th: 4:30-7 p.m.
Main Campus
Dr. Craig Johnston
Craig
S.
Johnston
Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Counselor Education; Faculty Advisor for Rehabilitation Counseling (M-Z)
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5554
Courses Taught
COUN-404 Assessment & Evaluation in Counseling
COUN-408 Research Seminar
COUN-427 Diagnostic Systems for Counseling
COUN-433 Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling
COUN-434 Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Counseling
COUN-435 Work and Disability
COUN-436 Case Management in Rehabilitation Counseling
Research Interests
Legal Issues in Disability; Employment of Individuals with Disabilities
Education

The Ohio State University
Philosophy, Rehabilitation Services Emphasis, Ph.D.

Bowling Green State University
Rehabilitation Counseling, MRC

Bowling Green State University
Psychology, B.A.

Selected Publications

Johnston, C.S. (2012). Applying the severity ratings of the Mental Residual Functional Capacity form to sustained remunerative employment. The Rehabilitation Professional, 20(1), 33-40.
 
Johnston, C.S. (2011). The vocational evaluator as an expert in social security. Vocational Evaluators and Career Assessment Professionals 14th National Issues Forum.
 
Johnston, C.S. (2010). The vocational evaluator in the forensic arena: Standards of Admissibility. VECAP, 6(2), 34-44.
 
Johnston, C.S. (2010). Rehabilitation Administration Long-Term Training Grant. United States Department of Education.
 
Johnston, C.S. (2010). Connecting work temperaments to the Social Security Administration's Mental Residual Capacity form. The Rehabilitation Professional, 18(4), 197-206.
 
Johnston, C. S. (2006). The need for a formal training program for vocational experts. The Rehabilitation Professional
 
Johnston, C.S. (2005). Establishing a formal training program to prepare rehabilitation counselors for expert testimony. Dissertation Abstracts International (citation information pending).
 
Johnston, C. S., & Growick, B. S. (2003). Utilizing vocational experts in employment discrimination cases. Journal of Forensic Vocational Analysis, 6(1), 27-40.
 
Johnston, C. S. (July/August/September 2003). Standards of practice: Daubert, Kuhmo, ethics, and the vocational expert. The Rehabilitation Professional, 11(3), 48-57.
 
Johnston, C.S., & Growick, B.S. (2003). The use of vocational experts by the Ohio Industrial Commission: Building a better employability assessment. Journal of Forensic Vocational Analysis, 6(2), 113-125.
 
Johnston, C. S., & Klein, M. A. (2002). Ethical dilemmas for the vocational expert: pathways to resolution. Journal of Forensic Vocational Analysis, 4 (1), 47-55.
 
Johnston, C. S., & Growick, B. S. (June 17, 2002). Using vocational experts in employment bias cases. Ohio Lawyers Weekly 3-13.
 
Growick, B. S., & Johnston, C. J. (2002). Reaction to Caragonne‟s „The concept of peer review: purpose, use and standards‟. In Field, T. F. & Stein, D. B. (Eds.), Scientific vs. non-scientific and related issues of admissibility of testimony by rehabilitation consultants. (87-89). Athens, GA: Elliott & Fitzpatrick.
 
Johnston, C. S. (December 9, 2002). The vocational expert in workers‟ compensation litigation. Ohio Lawyers Weekly.
 
 
 
 
 

Selected Exhibitions

"Forensic 101: Basic Training for Rehab Counselors and Life Care Planners". Presented to the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals. Las Vegas, NV. Nov 3, 2011.
 
"The Evaluator – Expert: Assessing Employability in the Forensic Setting". Presented to the Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment Professionals National Issues Forum. Oklahoma City, OK. April 8, 2010.
 
“Comprehensive and Defensible Vocational Assessments”. Presented to the Illinois Chapter of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (ILARP). Chicago, IL. September 18, 2008.
 
“Identifying and Defending Against Poor Vocational Methodology”. Presented to the Ohio Self Insured Association. Columbus, OH. June, 2008.
 
“Writing for Publication”. Presented to the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals, 2008 Annual Conference. May 18, 2008.
 
“Creating a Formal Training Program for Vocational Experts”. Presented to the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals, 2006 Annual Conference May 18, 2006.
 
“Forensic Vocational Analysis in State Workers‟ Compensation” Panel Presentation to the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals, 2004 Annual Conference May 15, 2004
 
“The Rehabilitation Expert in the Courtroom”. Presented to the Texas Tech Rehabilitation Counseling Program as an invited guest lecturer, March 3, 2004.
 
“Preparing for the American Board of Vocational Expert‟s Examination: Knowledge Enhancement Seminar”. Presented to individuals applying for  membership with the American Board of Vocational Experts, November, 2003.
 
“Preparing for Journal Publication”. Presented to the American Board of Vocational Experts Fall 2002 Semi-Annual Meeting, Williamsburg, VA.
 
“Evolution of Rehabilitation Counselor Education: Meeting the Demand of the Private Sector”. Presented to the National Council of Rehabilitation Educators 2002 Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ

 

LWH 4110
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5554
Office Hours
Spring 2019: M: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; W: 12-2 p.m.
Main Campus
Barbara Karpouzian
Barbara
Karpouzian
Clinical Experiences Coordinator
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5552
Expertise
Clinical Experiences Coordinator for Counselor Education Practicum/Internship
Courses Taught
COUN 401 Professional Orientation & Legal/Ethical Practice in Counseling
COUN 442 Practicum in School Counseling
COUN 462 Internship I: School Counseling
COUN 472 Internship II: School Counseling
Research Interests
to be announced
Education

National Lewis University
Educational Leadership, M.A.

Loyola University
School Counseling, M.A.

St. Xavier University
Education, M.A.

Northeastern Illinois University
Psychology and Spanish, B.A.

Phone
(773) 442-5552
Office Hours
Spring 2019: W: 12-4 p.m. or by appointment
Main Campus
Russ Leander
Russ
Leander
Instructor
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5550
Courses Taught
COUN 401 Professional Orientation and Legal/Ethical Practice in Counseling
COUN 406 Group Counseling
COUN 407 Mental Health Counseling
Research Interests
to be added
Education

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Art Therapy, M.A., 

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Theatre, B.A.

Phone
(773) 442-5550
Office Hours
to be added
Main Campus
Melissa Michalewicz
Melissa
Michalewicz
Instructor
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5550
Courses Taught
COUN 402 Developmental Counseling
COUN 403 Theories of Counseling
COUN 405 Individual Counseling Skills
Research Interests
To be added.
Education

Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Ill.
Counseling-Community Counseling, M.A.

Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill.
Psychology & Communications Theatre, B.A.

Phone
(773) 442-5550
Office Hours
To be added
Main Campus
Joseph Smailis
Joseph
Smailis
Instructor
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5550
Courses Taught
COUN 404 Assessment & Evaluation in Counseling
COUN 405 Individual Counseling Skills
COUN 406 Group Counseling
COUN 408 Research Seminar
COUN 425 Addictions Counseling
Research Interests
to be added
Education

Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
School Counseling, M.A.

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Psychology, B.A.

 

Phone
(773) 442-5550
Office Hours
To be announced
Main Campus
Dr. Laura Tejada
Laura
Tejada
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Counselor Education and Faculty Advisor for Family Counseling
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5521
Courses Taught
COUN-410 Seminar in School Counseling
COUN-420 Introduction to Family Counseling
COUN-439 Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning
COUN-444 Practicum in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
COUN-445 Practicum in Family Counseling
COUN-464 Internship I: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
COUN-465 Internship I: Family Counseling
COUN-474 Internship II: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
COUN-475 Internship II: Family Counseling
Research Interests
Qualitative explorations of intergenerational familiy histories
Education

University of Akron
Counselor Education and Supervision, Ph.D.
Marriage and Family Therapy Specialty Track

University of Akron
Marriage and Family Therapy, M.S.

Emporia State University
Counselor Education, M.S.

Northern Arizona University
Education, B.S.

Selected Publications

Tejada, L. (2018). Flexible friends have more fun! In S. Springer., L. Moss, N. Manavizadeh, & A. Pugliese. A School Counselor's Guide to Small Groups: Coordination, Leadership, & Assessment.  Alexandria, VA:  Association for Specialists in Group Work.

Tejada, L. (2018). Liplap and I wish…. In S. Springer., L. Moss, N. Manavizadeh, & A. Pugliese. A School Counselor's Guide to Small Groups: Coordination, Leadership, & Assessment.  Alexandria, VA:  Association for Specialists in Group Work.

Oswald, G. R., Tejada, L.. Marme, M., Roberts, P. N. (2017). Understanding perceived short-term outcomes from a professional rehabilitation cultural experience to Cuba. Journal of Forensic Vocational Analysis, 17(1), 43-58.

Tejada, L., Logman, E., Knight, B., & McCall, A. (2017). Synching the support system: Young adult siblings of individuals with special needs. In Viers, D. (Ed.). The group therapist’s notebook 2nd ed.: Homework, handouts and activities for use in psychotherapy. New York: Taylor & Francis/Routledge.

Tejada, L. (2015). Training the Strategic therapist. In Jordan, K. (Ed.). Couple, Marriage, and Family Therapy Supervision. Chapter 9. New York: Springer Publishing.

Reynolds, C. R., & Tejada, L. (2011). Playing it safe: Ethical issues in play therapy.   In Schaefer, C. (Ed.) Foundations of play therapy, Second Edition, pp. 27-38.  Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons.

Russo, J. A., Tejada, L., Hilscher, R. L., & Zarski, J. J. (2007). Maintaining stability: Life cycle transitions in families coping with childhood cancer. In Viers, D. (Ed.). The group therapist’s notebook: Homework, handouts, and activities for use in psychotherapy, pp. 229-237. Invited.

 

Selected Exhibitions

Selected Presentations

International
Tejada, L., & Schwendener, S. (2018, July). Get Gramma Out of Session!: Supervising MFT/C Trainees in Individually-Mired Treatment Systems. Presented at the Oxford Family Counseling Institute of the International Association for Marriage, Family & Couples Counseling, St. Hilda’s College, Oxford, England.

Tejada, L. (2018, May). Kin & Kilometers: Intergenerational Patterns in Long-Distance Relationships. Presented at the Families, Work & Mobility Atlantic Symposium, University of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. 

Tejada, L. (2016, July). Long-distance relationships: Closer than you think. Presented at the Oxford Family Counseling Institute of the International Association for Marriage, Family & Couples Counseling, St. Hilda’s College, Oxford, England. 

National
Tejada, L., & Kane, M. (2019, January). Finding your way through: Vicarious trauma and the qualitative researcher. Workshop presented at The Qualitative Report 10th Annual Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Tejada, L., & Sosalla, M. (2018, October). Developing great play therapists with Developmental Supervision. Workshop presented at the 2018 Annual Association for Play Therapy International Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

      

Tejada, L., & Tavakoli, S. (2016, July.) The basics of developmental supervision in mental health counseling. Workshop presented at the American Mental Health Counselors Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

 

Tavakoli, S., & Tejada, L. (2015, July). Conceptualizing Complex Trauma through the AN-CABS Model of assessment and treatment planning. Workshop presented at the American Mental Health Counselors Association Annual Conference,

Philadelphia,   PA.

           

Klein, D. H., & Tejada, L. (2014, October). For the play therapist: The value of engaging parents’ histories. Workshop presented at the 31st Annual Play Therapy Conference, Houston, TX.   

State
Tejada, L. (2018, April). Developing great play therapists: Developmental supervision. Workshop presented for the Illinois Association for Play Therapy, Evanston, IL.

Tejada, L. (2018, March). Partners in play: Play Therapy and Family Therapy. Workshop presented at the Illinois Affiliation for Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Conference, Naperville, IL.

Tejada, L. & Tavakoli, S. (2016, March). Building effective supervisor-supervisee relationships with developmental supervision and isomorphism. Workshop presented at the 2016 Annual Conference, Illinois Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, Naperville, IL.

Tejada, L. & Tavakoli, S. (2015, March). Basics of developmental supervision. Workshop presented at the 2015 Annual Conference, Illinois Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, Naperville, IL.

Reynolds, C., Tejada, L., & Wootten, K. (2015, November). Incorporating playful strategies in play therapy supervision. Workshop presented at the Ohio Association for Play Therapy, Columbus, OH.

Reynolds, C., & Tejada, L. (2013, November). Developmental issues in play therapy supervision. Workshop presented at the Ohio Association for Play Therapy, Columbus,OH.

Reynolds, C., & Tejada, L. (2013, November). Playing it straight in supervision: Dealing with counter-transference issues in play therapy. Workshop presented at the Ohio Association for Play Therapy, Columbus, OH.

Local
Camp, A., & Tejada, L. (2018, October). Connection & Containment: Communicating Through Aggressive Play. Workshop presented at the 8th International Art In Response to Violence Conference, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL.

Tejada, L. (2018, September). Play Therapy: Starting Points Part 2. Continuing Education workshop presented to clinical staff at Leyden Family Services, Franklin Park, IL.

 

Tejada, L. (2018, April). Play Therapy 101: Three basic skills—Tracking, content reflection, and limit-setting. Workshop presented at the Spring 2018 Office of School Counseling and Post-Secondary Advising of Chicago Public Schools Toolkit, Roberto Clemente High School, Chicago, IL.

 

Tejada, L. (2017, November). Play Therapy 101: Three basic skills—Tracking, content reflection, and limit-setting. Workshop presented at the Fall 2017 Office of School Counseling and Post-Secondary Advising of Chicago Public Schools Toolkit, Roberto Clemente High School, Chicago, IL.

 

Tejada, L. (2017, September). Play Therapy: Starting Points—Part 1. Continuing Education workshop presented to clinical staff at Leyden Family Services, Franklin Park, IL.

 

 

LWH 4054
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5521
Office Hours
Spring 2019: M: 12-4 p.m.; W: 12-2 p.m.; Th: 12-6 p.m.; F: 12-6 p.m.
Main Campus
Elizabeth M. Watson
Elizabeth
M.
Watson
Instructor
Counselor Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5550
Expertise
Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS); Certified Case Manager (CCM); Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC); Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
Courses Taught
COUN 446 Practicum: Rehabilitation Counseling
COUN 463 Internship I: Rehabilitation Counseling
COUN 473 Internship II: Rehabilitation Counseling
Research Interests
to be added
Education

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill.
Rehabilitation Counseling, M.S.

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wis.
Physical Education, B.S.
Recreation minor

Phone
(773) 442-5550
Office Hours
Spring 2019: W: 2-4 p.m.
Main Campus
Dona M. Wisniewski
Dona
M.
Wisniewski
Pre-Program Advisor; Program Adm. Assistant
Counselor Education
Expertise
Pre-program advisor for Clinical Mental Health, Family, Rehabilitation, and School Counseling programs; student support services including, but not limited to: campus coordinator for GSA-NCE exam; LPC/LCPC/LMFT Illinois counselor licensure and out-of-state counselor licensure; school counselor endorsement application/procedure; coordination of pre-admission workshops, information sessions, open houses
Education

Loyola University, Chicago, Ill.
Institute for Paralegal Studies, Post-Baccalaureate
Certificate in Paralegal Studies

Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Ill.
Board of Governors, B.A.

 

LWH 4075
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and by appointment