Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Meet the Faculty

The faculty members in Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Degree Program welcome you to the Department of Behavioral Sciences and to Southeastern Oklahoma State University!

We are proud to have a diverse assemblage of core counselor education faculty members. Our faculty members have education and experience in California, Colorado, Idaho, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Texas. In addition faculty members have international education and experience in Austria, Barbados, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Germany, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan.

All counselor education faculty members are Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) and National Certified Counselors (NCCs). In addition, several faculty members are state and/or nationally board certified or registered in a variety of specialty areas, including clinical mental health counseling, addiction counseling, co-occurring disorders treatment, play therapy, thanatology, clinical supervision, and school counseling.

The counselor education faculty members at Southeastern have clinical mental health counseling experience in a variety of settings. Examples of settings in which our faculty members have worked include, but are not limited to, community mental health centers; university counseling centers; inpatient psychiatric hospitals; substance abuse treatment facilities; eating disorder clinics; hospice centers; public schools; child and adolescent counseling centers; disability assessment and accommodation centers; spiritual and religious settings; criminal justice and legal settings; and private practice.

Our faculty members have worked using the full gamut of counseling interventions including individual counseling; group counseling; marriage, couple, and family counseling; clinical supervision; crisis counseling; disaster mental health counseling; counseling/psychological consultation; disability assessment; psychometry; counseling/psychological testing and assessment; forensic assessment and expert testimony; grief, loss, and thanatological counseling; substance and behavioral/process addiction counseling and assessment; play therapy; school counseling; premarital counseling; and divorce counseling. They have worked with clients of all ages suffering from virtually every mental health disorder and have experience working with culturally diverse client populations.

The counselor education faculty members in our program also stay current in the field of clinical mental health counseling by maintaining professional memberships in the American Counseling Association, the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, the Oklahoma and Texas Counseling Associations, and several of their corresponding specialty divisions. They are also highly committed to completing regular scholarly presentations and publications in the field of professional counseling.

Please visit the links below to learn more about individual faculty members in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master’s Degree Program at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.