With thorough classroom training and extensive real-world experience, students are well prepared to provide the best possible care for their clients and to face the varied challenges of their professions.
On-campus art therapy, music therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech and hearing clinics are thriving. Integration of services from nursing and social work give students unique opportunities for interdisciplinary clinical experience.
Education: Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park; M.A., AGS, University of Maryland College Park, B.S., University Maryland University College
Licenses and Certification: Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC); Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)
Teaching and Research Interests: Counselor education, adolescent issues, couples and family therapy, and LGBTQ issues
“It bothers me to see people suffer,” says Tinisha Baxter ‘17, who’s completing her bachelor’s in nursing degree through Nazareth’s weekend, accelerated track.