After beginning his academic career in 1997 as an assistant professor for a counseling psychology program in Singapore, Dr. Jennings joined UST in 1999 and is now a full professor. Dr. Jennings enjoys balancing his teaching, research, practice, and service. He currently teaches several MA level courses including Introduction to Group Psychotherapy, Basic Counseling Skills Lab, Counseling Practicum, Theories of Career Development, and Diversity Issues in Counseling in Singapore (study abroad course). At the doctoral level, Dr. Jennings teaches Research Methods: Qualitative.
Dr. Jennings is a Licensed Psychologist and has a private practice specializing in men's issues, career development, and group psychotherapy. Dr. Jennings’ research interests include psychotherapy expertise, international/multicultural counseling, and career development.
Jennings, L., Gulden, A., & Oien, M., D’Rozario, V., Goh, M., & Skovholt, T. M. (2012). Multicultural knowledge and skills of Singaporean master therapists. Journal of Asia Pacific Counseling 2(2), 133-146.
Jennings, L., D’Rozario, V., Goh, M., Sovereign, A., Brogger, M. & Skovholt, T. M. (2008). Psychotherapy expertise in Singapore: A qualitative investigation. Psychotherapy Research, 18(5), 508-522.
Jennings, L. & Skovholt, T. M. (1999). The cognitive, emotional, and relational characteristics of master therapists. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 46, 3-11.
2012-2013 University of St. Thomas Global Citizenship Award
2005 University of St. Thomas Multicultural Student Services Ally Award
Dr. Jennings, along with Dr. Thomas M. Skovholt, won the American Counseling Association’s ACES “2004 Publication of the Year” award for their book: Master Therapists: Exploring Expertise in Therapy and Counseling