Faculty & Staff
Teresa J. Haase
Director of MA in Counseling and Associate Professor
Teresa J. Haase earned a BA in English and Secondary Education and an MA and EdS in Counseling Psychology from James Madison University. She holds a PhD in Counseling from The George Washington University. Teresa is licensed as a professional counselor in Virginia and is a National Certified Counselor. Her clinical, research and teaching interests include the expressive arts, human development, adolescent development, grief and loss, and supervision. Prior to joining the faculty at EMU, Teresa taught high school English and served as an adjunct and part-time faculty member in the Counseling Psychology program at James Madison University. She lives on a farm co-operative with her husband, Smith and their children, Olivia and Amos.
Graduate Dean and Professor
David Glanzer received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Utah, with a specialization in psycholinguistics and child language development. His broader scholarly interests are in the philosophy and psychology of mind. A professor in the counseling program since its inception, David has interests in teaching and research on implicit process in mental health counseling, including empathy and the use of the technique of focusing to enhance client and therapist awareness. Personal interests include boatbuilding, sailing, and birding.
Professor and Program Administrator
Annmarie Early received her Master of Science and Ph.D. in Marital and Family Therapy and Master of Arts in Christian Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary. She is licensed as a Marriage and Family therapist in California and Virginia. In private practice in California, Annmarie specialized in in-depth individual and Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples, a model that utilizes attachment theory as its framework. The centrality of human connection informs her understanding of individual, dyadic, familial, communal and faith relationships. She is a certified Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) Trainer and supervisor and continues to offer training, enrichment and supervision from this perspective. Prior to accepting a faculty position at EMU, Annmarie served as Assistant Adjunct professor in the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy at Fuller Seminary.
Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator
Cheree` Hammond received a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Virginia and an MA and Ed.S. in Counseling Psychology from James Madison University. Her counseling experience includes work with children and adolescents and their families, with an emphasis on children with disabilities. Cheree’s counseling, teaching and research interests include multicultural intervention, training, and prejudice reduction, pervasive developmental disorders, and developmental psychopathology. Prior to accepting a position at EMU, Cheree` served as a graduate instructor at James Madison University’s Counseling Psychology program. Currently, Cheree` provides counseling and assessment at the Harrisonburg branch of Crossroads Counseling Center. Cheree` lives in Harrisonburg with her husband and son and enjoys yoga, good books and long walks with cherished friends.
Nate Koser earned his BS in psychology and MA in counseling from Eastern Mennonite University. Nate is a doctoral candidate working toward a PhD in psychology at Saybrook University in San Francisco, California. Nate is also a Lacanian psychoanalyst in formation with the Lutecium: Lacanian Non-School of Psychoanalysis. Nate works at Aporia Counseling & Psychotherapy, PLLC in Harrisonburg, VA providing both psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. A wide foundation in psychoanalysis, psychology, and the humanities influences his work with clients from a psychoanalytic approach uniquely attuned to existential concerns. Nate’s research interests include attempting to forward a psychoanalytic articulation of human-to-human relationships, ethics, the problem of intersubjectivity, and Lacanian/Freudian psychoanalysis.
Randall B. Hook
Randy received his B.S. in Psychology from EMU, and his Masters of Social Work from Tulane University in New Orleans. Randy currently serves as the Director of Counseling Services at Bridgewater College. He has worked as an individual, marriage, and family therapist in the local community for many years. Prior to his position at BC he served as the Coordinator of the Partial Hospitalization Program through Rockingham Memorial Hospital’s Center for Behavioral Health. He has also served as the Executive Director of The Center for Marriage and Family Counseling, a local non-profit agency. In addition to his full-time positions Randy has served as adjunct faculty at James Madison University, Bridgewater College, Blue Ridge Community College, as well as EMU, teaching courses in marriage, counseling, and human development. Randy has a true passion for working with couples, adult survivors of childhood trauma and individuals struggling with issues of meaning and purpose. He lives in Harrisonburg, Virginia with his wife Kim and their two sons Jackson and Sawyer.
Communications and Events Coordinator
Kristy Koser received her BS in psychology and MA in Counseling from Eastern Mennonite University. Kristy also works at Horizons Counseling and Consultation seeing individuals, couples, and families. Kristy has received specialized training in Emotionally Focused Therapy which she practices with couples and shares about in the community. Her areas of interest include attachment theory, self psychology, and healing power of dyadic relationships.
Angela became administrative assistant for the Master of Arts in Counseling program in January 2013.