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  • The Counseling Programs of James Madison University are pleased to offer the 19th annual Summer Institute in Counseling. This year's workshop offerings emphasize the theme of creative responses to client concerns, with a focus on creativity and self-care. Registration will open in mid-April, with more information about workshop descriptions and registration information available then. Details
  • Dr. Debbie Sturm is New DirectoróBeginning this fall, Dr. Sturm is the Director of Counseling Programs. She will continue as Coordinator of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program.
  • Dr. Michele Kielty and Dr. Renee Staton to Coordinate School CounselingóDrs. Kielty and Staton are now sharing the duties of coordinating the School Counseling Program.
  • Dr. Lennie Echterling Continues as Doctoral Program CoordinatoróDr. Echterling remains the Coordinator of the Ph.D. in Counseling and Supervision Program.
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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.

LOGO: JMUCounseling and Supervision Doctoral Student Receives NBCC Fellowship

March 24, 2015

Jamie Rice was was recently awarded a fellowship through National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation and their Minority Fellowship 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.

PHOTO: Blair ShelleySpotlight on an Alumni - Blair Shelley

November 20, 2014

Blair Shelley graduated from the School Counseling Program in May of 2013, has recently gotten married, and moved to Summerville, South Carolina to start her career as an elementary School Counselor.

PHOTO: Summer InstituteJames Madison University's 18th Annual Summer Institute in Counseling

March 28, 2014

Mark your calendars! The 18th annual Summer Institute in Counseling will run from Monday, June 16 – Friday, July 18, 2014.

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Welcome from the Program Coordinator

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Welcome to the website of the Ph.D. in Counseling and Supervision at James Madison University! Let me begin by simply sharing with you that I love working here. Over the years, I have learned that the heart of a great academic program is not its curriculum, but its people. And here at JMU, I am so lucky to be working with such compassionate, dynamic and dedicated students and faculty members. In countless ways, they have enriched my life, enhanced my personal growth, and promoted my professional development. More >