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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.

PHOTO: John ClarkeHelping the Helpers: Dr. Lennis Echterling’s Work with Local First Responders

March 18, 2015

Dr. Lennis “Lennie” Echterling has been active in the Harrisonburg community for over 23 years.

PHOTO: Out of the DarknessEver Wonder How We Got Here? Renee Staton’s Story

March 18, 2015

Renee Staton began her collegiate career at James Madison University (JMU) and continues here today.

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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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