PHD Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision General Counselor Education and Supervision specialization
Nearly all of Capella's faculty from the Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences have a doctoral degree and many work as licensed practitioners, school psychologists, school counselors, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, alcohol and drug abuse counselors, registered play therapy supervisors, psychologists and social workers. Our instructors have expertise in child and adolescent development, and family and geriatric issues. They are also proficient in designing programs to meet state and national accreditation standards, and have experience consulting with privately held businesses with a focus on succession planning, organizational development, executive development, and coaching.
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Anna Hultquist, PhD
Anna Hultquist has served as dean for the counseling programs in the Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences since 2008. Dr. Hultquist has more than 20 years of experience as a licensed therapist, counselor educator, and program director, designing programs to meet state and national accreditation standards. In addition to maintaining an active private practice, Dr. Hultquist has established and served as clinical director for two community-based counseling centers that trained graduate-level clinical interns. Her service to the profession has included professional licensure initiatives, appointment to the Oregon State Board for Professional Counselors and Therapists, and numerous conference presentations and professional articles. Dr. Hultquist earned a COAMFTE-accredited MS in Human Development, Counseling and Family Studies from the University of Rhode Island; completed graduate work in guidance and school counseling at Rhode Island College; and earned a PhD in Adult Education from the University of Connecticut. Dr. Hultquist holds the distinction of Certified Family Life Educator from the National Council on Family Relations, as well as Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She is also a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Conflict Resolution, and the International Association of Coaches.
Sherri McIntyre, PhD
Sherri McIntyre serves as faculty chair for the General Mental Health Counseling specialization within Capella University's Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. McIntyre holds a PhD in Counselor Education from the University of Florida, and both an MA and BA in Psychology from the University of West Florida. Dr. McIntyre has worked extensively in psychiatric hospitals, hospices, crisis intervention agencies, and private practice. She is a licensed professional counselor in Colorado and a national certified counselor. Dr. McIntyre's research interests include suicide intervention and prevention, borderline personality disordered clients, and counseling students. She has presented at several national conferences and has been published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology.
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