Dr. Richard James
Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research
College of Education, 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.Read the official bulletin.
Richard K. James, Professor
Ph.D. (1974) Indiana State University
Research Interests: Crisis intervention, elementary school counseling, anger management.
Chloe Lancaster, Associate Professor
Ph.D. (2009) Texas A & M University
Research Interests: Program evaluation, career and college counseling, school counseling and creativity, efficacy of group interventions, foster care and adoption research.
Ph.D. (1995) University of Wisconsin, Madison
Research Interests: Family Adjustment, Adjustment to Disability.
Douglas C. Strohmer, Professor
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
Steve West, Professor and Chair, Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research
Ph.D. (2000) Texas Tech University
Research Interests: Access to care, military and veteran health, moral injuries, and traumatic brain injuries.
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
Fall Semester Application Deadline: March 1
- American Counseling Association (ACA)
- Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
- National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc.
- Chi Sigma Iota (International Honor Society for students, professional counselors and counselor educators)