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 / 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
Ph.D.Professor / Clinic Director
Professor (Ph.D., Marriage and Family Therapy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1992). Professional interests include: Internal family systems, systemic group work, family constellations, somatic experiencing, focusing, NVC, trauma work, body centered therapies i.e. Hakomi and PBSP, Equine assisted learning and therapy, and Non-Dual approaches to spirituality.
Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorAssistant Professor (Ph.D. in Counseling and Supervision, James Madison University, 2014). Professional interests include: Multiculturalism and intercultural development, social justice, mindfulness, international service-learning, systems, crisis counseling and risk assessment, and expressive arts.
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., NCCDirector of Field ExperienceAssistant Professor of Counseling (Ph.D. Philosophy in Counseling, Old Dominion University, 2013)
Janna L. Scarborough
Ph. D.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.