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PHOTO: Ed McKeeEd McKee leads drum circles for youth and seniors

December 4, 2017

Ed McKee, faculty emeritus, has been at JMU for 45 years and recently found a new passion for drumming and started to teach himself how to play. Now, in addition to teaching, he leads drum circles at two senior facilities and at the Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center as part of their after school program.

PHOTO: Mina Attia

Mina Attia awarded counseling fellowship from NBCC and affiliates

April 25, 2017

Mina Attia, a doctoral student in the counseling and supervision program, received a fellowship award from the NBCC Foundation, a nonprofit affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors. Through this fellowship, Attia will further his work in serving minority populations - particularly refugees and immigrants.

PHOTO: Debbie SturmGraduate Psychology Professor Wins Goodman Faculty Endowment Award

April 3, 2015

Dr. Debbie Sturm, an Assistant Professor in Graduate Psychology, was awarded the Goodman Faculty Endowment Award.

LOGO: SturmWhen Work and Hobbies Meld Perfectly: Debbie Sturm

March 24, 2015

Meet Debbie Sturm - Director of Counseling Programs and coordinator for the Clincal Mental Health Counseling Program.

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Welcome from the Director

Director of Counseling Programs Debbie C. Sturm, PhD, LPC

Welcome! As Director of Counseling Programs in the Department of Graduate Psychology here at James Madison University, and on behalf of our faculty and students, I thank you for your interest in our programs. We feel so fortunate to be part of a community of dedicated faculty and students. And we are committed to training excellent counselors and counselor educators who impact their clients and communities through their clinical work, research, teaching, leadership, and outreach. More >

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