James R. Bitter
Professor (Ed.D., Counselor Education, Idaho State University, 1975). Professional interests include: partner and family counseling, school counseling, Adlerian psychology, systems therapy, Gestalt therapy, and narrative therapy.
Ph.D, NCC, LPCAssociate Professor and Counseling Program Coordinator
Associate Professor (Ph.D., Counselor Education, Old Dominion University, 2010). Professional interests include: School counseling, school counselor supervision, counseling children and adolescents, play therapy, human rights and social justice, group work, self-injury in adolescents, LGBTQ individuals, women's studies and Adlerian theory.
J. Graham Disque
Professor (Ph.D., Marriage and Family Therapy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1992). Professional interests include: A systems approach to school counseling, Body centered therapies i.e. Hakomi and PBSP, Equine assisted learning and therapy, Wilber's model of integral consciousness, and Non-Dual approaches to spirituality.
Ph. D., LPCAssistant Professor
Assistant Professor (Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2012). Professional interests include: College substance abuse, women and girls issues in counseling, media influence on risky behaviors, college student identity development, feminist therapy and supervision, and social justice through service learning.
Ph.D.Professor Emeritus of Counseling
Professor Emeritus of Counseling (Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Indiana State University,
1992). Professional interests include: dealing with resistance in therapy, public
speaking on mental health, behavioral finance (psychological factors influencing investor
behavior in the financial markets), individual therapy, hypnosis, stress management,
smoking cessation, counseling techniques, ethics, supervision, counselor training.
Ph.D., LMFTProfessor Emeritus of CounselingAssociate Professor and Counseling Program Coordinator (Ph.D., Marriage and Family Therapy, Texas Tech University, 1986). Professional interests include: marriage & family therapy, treatment for survivors of sexual abuse, evolutionary psychology, and attachment theory.
Ph. D., NCCAssistant Professor of CounselingAssistant Professor of Counseling (Ph.D. Philosophy in Counseling, Old Dominion University, 2013)
Janna L. Scarborough
Ph. D.Chair, Department of Counseling and Human ServicesChair, Department of Counseling and Human Services; Professor of Counseling (Ph.D. in Counselor Education, University of Virginia, 2002). Professional interests include: school counselor professional development and practice, accountability and outcome research in school counseling, leadership, collaboration and systems change in schools, education and supervision of professional counselors, and working with K-12 students with disabilities and LGBTQ youth.