Douglas Strohmer


(901) 678-5466
Ball Hall 101B
Office Hours
Monday, 1 -3, after class, & by appointment (678-2841)

About Dr. Strohmer

Dr. Douglas Strohmer, Ph.D, CRC, APA Fellow, is the former Chair of the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research. He holds fellow status in the American Psychological Association. His interests include: clinical judgment and decision-making, medical decision-making and the Internet, personality assessment, counseling process, professional identity, men in counseling, and disability issues. He has published over 60 articles in major counseling and psychology journals. In addition, he had authored several commercially available assessment instruments for use with lower intelligence individuals. He has been awarded the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA) research award three times, the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) research and career educator awards, the ARCA career research award, and the Pfizer Excellence in Research Award. Dr. Strohmer's work has also been recognized in other areas of counseling. For example, Dr. Strohmer was in the top 20 of individuals publishing in Journal of Counseling Psychology over a 25-year period. He has co-edited three journals (Rehabilitation Education, Assessment in Rehabilitation and Exceptionality, and The Journal of Forensic Vocational Assessment) and is editor emeritus of the Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin.


  • BA Psychology - Michigan State University - 1967
  • MA Counseling and Guidance - Michigan State University - 1972
  • Ph.D. Counseling and Educational Psychology - Michigan State University - 1979