Research Interests: contemplative practices and therapeutic relationships, counselor formation, the intersections of the humanities and philosophy with psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and much more.
Do you want to be a Licensed Professional Counselor [LPC]? Our CACREP-accredited MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program will prepare you for the LPC licensure process. In EMU's MA in Counseling program, you will experience a cohort-based, experiential model of education with faculty who have practical experience as clinicians. You will get real-world experience by participating in practicums and internships in on-campus and local community organizations, agencies, and schools. You will graduate ready to launch a career as a professional counselor, doing depthful and healing work in the world.
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Our students make a difference in the communities we serve, and a recent $1.28 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has allowed us to expand our practicums and internships to address underserved, rural communities, the opioid crisis and integrated mental health practice in interprofessional environments. In addition to many other benefits, these grants provide $10k in stipend support to our internship students who qualify.
Graduate Counseling Faculty
EMU’s Master of Arts in Counseling program is accredited in Clinical Mental Health
Counseling by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Students graduating with a CACREP-accredited degree can more often easily achieve state counseling licensure and experience
greater ease of license portability between state licensing boards. Students with CACREP-accredited counseling degrees are often considered exceptional candidates for doctoral
For more information about the counseling profession, contact the American Counseling Association.