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Counseling (EdD)

Dr. Richard James
Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, Ball Hall 105D
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152

The Ed.D. program in Counseling is designed to prepare advanced professional practitioners in counseling, student personnel services, and counselor education with particular program emphases on multicultural and urban settings. Entry into the program presumes a master's degree in counseling and personnel services wherein one has acquired knowledge and skills in human development, helping relationships, group counseling, lifestyle and career development, assessment techniques, research and evaluation and clinical experiences in applied settings. The Ed.D. is designed for individuals seeking advanced preparation as educational leaders in the role of professional counselor and researcher and who may seek additional credentials in counselor supervision and counselor education. The Ed.D. is not appropriate for individuals seeking preparation or licensure as a psychologist.

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Richard K. James, Professor

Ph.D. (1974) Indiana State University

Research Interests: Crisis intervention, elementary school counseling, anger management.

Daniel Lustig, Professor

Ph.D. (1995) University of Wisconsin, Madison

Research Interests: Family Adjustment, Adjustment to Disability.

Dewaine Rice, Associate Professor and Director of Counseling Programs

Ed.D. (1980) Memphis State University

Research Interests: Moral development of young adults, student affairs issues and clinical hypnosis.

Douglas C. Strohmer, Professor and Chair

Ph.D. (1979) Michigan State University

Research Interests: clinical judgment and decision-making, medical decision-making and the Internet, personality assessment, counseling process, professional identity, men in counseling, and disability issues

Stephen Zanskas, Associate Professor, Coordinator of Rehabilitation Counseling Program

Ph.D. (2007), Michigan State University

Research Interests: research interests include the development of consultation skills in graduate rehabilitation counseling education programs, the psychosocial aspects of disability, professional issues and ethics

Program Deadlines

Fall Semester Application Deadline: March 1st

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