Inaugural Cohort Graduates with PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision

Posted on 4/20/2020 9:10:38 AM

The Department of Counseling would like to extend its sincerest congratulations to our first PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision graduates. Three members of our inaugural cohort have graduated and helped the department become eligible for accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.

Michael Verona with Holly BranthooverCongratulations to Michael Verona! Verona successfully defended his dissertation, “A Quantitative Study Examining the Effect of a Self-Forgiveness Model On Self-Stigma in Individuals Diagnosed with Substance Use Disorders,” on March 5, 2020. Verona was a member of the inaugural Counselor Education and Supervision cohort that started in fall 2017. Holly Branthoover was his chairperson.

Rebecca Andrews with Holly BranthooverCongratulations to Rebecca Andrews! She successfully defended her dissertation, “The Influence of Trauma: Examining the Relationship between Childhood Traumatic Experiences and Violent Offenses among Incarcerated Males,” on March 16, 2020. She is a member of the inaugural CES cohort, which started in fall 2017. Holly Branthoover was her chairperson.

Emily Lasinsky with Claire DandeneauCongratulations to Emily Lasinsky! She successfully defended her dissertation, “Loss, Transformation, and Calling: Narratives of Female Counselors-in-Training,” on March 17, 2020. She is a member of the inaugural CES cohort, which started in fall 2017. Claire Dandeneau was her chairperson.