Message from the Chair

Welcome to the Department of Counseling!

I am honored to extend a heartfelt welcome to all who visit our departmental website. At the core of our mission is the commitment to prepare future counselors and counselor educators who are equipped with the essential clinical skills, grounded in rigorous research, and dedicated to serving diverse populations in our ever-changing global society.

Our department embraces diversity and inclusion as foundational principles, recognizing the richness that comes from honoring the unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all individuals. Through our programs and initiatives, we aim to empower our students to become culturally competent practitioners who are capable of making meaningful contributions to the well-being of our communities.

As Chair, I am proud to lead a team of dedicated faculty and staff who are deeply passionate about fostering an environment of excellence, growth, and innovation. Together, we are committed to providing our students with a comprehensive educational experience that not only prepares them for successful careers but also inspires them to become agents of positive change in the world.

I invite you to explore our website to learn more about the programs, resources, and opportunities available within our department. Whether you are a prospective student, a current member of our community, or a curious visitor, we are delighted to have you join us on this journey of learning, discovery, and service.

Once again, welcome to the Department of Counseling. We are excited to embark on this transformative journey together.

Dr. Caroline S. Booth, LCMHC-S, ACS, BC-TMH, BCC, NCC