(Counseling Psychology, University of St. Thomas, 2005)
Deb integrates developmental, psychodynamic, and cognitive-behavioral theory in her approach to counseling. Her professional interests include eating disorders, grief and loss, trauma, LGBT-related issues, and training and supervision. She strives to create an environment in which students (and supervisees) feel safe to explore, take risks, and grow. Deb loves living in St. Paul and enjoys traveling, golfing badly, and being with her family, friends, and pets (both canine and feline).
(Guidance and Counseling, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 1982)
Diane's counseling style is varied with a client-centered focus. All aspects of career development continue to fascinate and inspire her after 20 plus years in the field. Her best instructors in the field were her two college-educated grown daughters. Another passion developed during the past eight years is mentoring new professionals interested in the career process.
(College Student Development, Mankato State University, 1986)
Becky uses the career model in her counseling style to promote strong developmental practice. She is interested in the career exploration process, job-seeking topics, dual-career families, work-family integration and training. Her work includes a strong focus on outreach via classroom and student club presentations and coordination of the in-house seminars and Job and Internship Fair. With over 20 years of experience Becky enjoys the variety of clients and topics presented in her work. When not at work, she juggles her time between biking, boating and snowshoeing with her husband while attempting to keep tabs on two teenage daughters.
(Counseling Psychology, University of Minnesota, 1997)
Steve's counseling orientation is integrative, drawing mainly from humanistic, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic theories. His professional interests include religion and spirituality, wellness and life balance, vocational development, ethics, and academic psychology. He is also an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Minnesota, and does some consultation work. In his personal life, he tries to keep up with his wife and two teenage sons, spend time with his extended family (in-laws included), and indulge in his pastimes of physical fitness, reading, and wilderness camping.
(Counseling Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 1988)
Jeri has worked in college counseling since 1977. She has a second master's degree in community health and is interested in wellness issues. She is influenced by humanistic, cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic theory. She has been an adjunct professor at both the Graduate School of Professional Psychology and the St. Paul Seminary. Her current interests include ethics, sexual violence, women's issues, student development and spirituality. In her personal life, she and her husband are semi-successfully trying to apply their skills to parenting two college student boys.
(Counseling Psychology, University of St. Thomas, 1993)
Paul is interested in career and personal issues and their relationship. His counseling style is a mix of developmental, humanistic and social learning theories. He lives in Highland Park with his wife and cat. In his spare time he enjoys movies, all types of music, reading novels and outdoor activities.