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School of Counseling and Human Services Department of Counseling

Amber Lange

Specializations

  • Graduate Cert in Counseling - Contmp Theory Mental Hlth Serv
  • MS in Clin Mental Hlth Counsel - General Clin Mental Hlth Coun
  • MS in Marriage Fam Coun Ther - Gen Marriage Family Coun Ther
  • MS in Mental Health Counseling - General Mental Health Coun
  • PhD in Counselor Ed and Superv - Gen Cnslr Ed and Supervision

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy
    University of Toledo, 2009
    Major: Counselor Education
  • Master of Arts
    Spring Arbor University, 2004
    Major: Counseling
  • Bachelor of Arts
    University of Toledo, 1996
    Major: Psychology

Licensure & Certificates

  • Limited Licensed Professional Counselor
  • State of Michigan Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Member
  • Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)

Publications

  • "Family systems and substance-related and addictive disorders"Springer Publishing 2017
  • "DSM and V-Codes"Sage 2016
  • "Avoiding burnout: Tips for students for balancing personal/professional life"Connections 2005
  • "RAP (Repeat and Practice) Up: A social skills game"Association for Specialists in Group Work 2007
  • "I didn't even know I did that! How to increase your resume by better conceptualizing the work you have done" 2010
  • "End-of-life issues and the supervisory relationship" 2009
  • "Religion and spirituality in supervision"OACES Report 2006
  • "No secrets contracts"Sage 2016
  • "s counseling going to the dogs? An exploratory study related to the inclusion of an animal in group counseling with adolescents"Journal of Creativity in Mental Health 2007
  • "The need for profession advocacy"NWOCA News 2006
  • "You’ve got mail! "Association for Specialists in Group Work 2007
  • "The role of profession advocacy in counseling" 2011
  • "Open relationships"Sage 2016
  • "Why I attend professional conferences"Advocate 2006
  • "Animal assisted therapy"Guidelines 2006

Presentations

  • ""LGBT AOD: Problems and best practices in substance abuse counseling
    Cincinnati, OH. March 2013
  • "EBACA-National"For better or worse: When It's worse
    Milan, Italy. September 2014
  • "All Ohio Counselors Conference"Ethical issues in end-of-life care: Implications for counselors and supervisors
    Columbus, OH. October 2007
  • "North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference"The case of mixed up numbers: Deconstructing the 2008 ACA doctoral ethics dilemma, using the social-constructivist ethical decision making model
    Indianapolis, IN. September 2008
  • "All Ohio Counselors Conference"Intimacy. What’s sex got to do with it?
    Columbus, OH. October 2009
  • "All Ohio Counselors Conference"Research, data, and dog-gone great results: Using school-based therapy dogs
    Columbus, OH. October 2007
  • "Ohio Mental Health Counseling Association Poster Presentation at All Ohio Counselors Conference"Paws and take a breath: Incorporating a dog in adolescent anger management
    Columbus, OH. October 2006
  • "Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference"Do you agree or strongly agree? Developing instruments in counseling via fundamental measurement principles and Rasch analysis
    Nashville, Tenn. December 2010
  • "Bridging Graduate Studies at the University of Toledo, Graduate Student Research Symposium"). Paws and take a breath: Incorporating a dog in adolescent anger management
    Toledo, OH. April 2008
  • "ACA National Conference"The 'One Thing' in alcohol assessment.
    San Francisco, CA.. March 2012
  • "Michigan Counseling Association Conference"Licking away the tears: The use of therapy dogs in alleviating trauma, grief, and loss in children
    Dearborn, MI. September 2008
  • ""There is no I in TEAM but there is a ME: Focusing on yourself to improve your marriage
    Toledo, OH. November 2006
  • "All Ohio Counselors Conference"Is counseling going to the dogs? Current research, practice, and instruction for inclusion of an animal companion in the counseling relationship
    Columbus, OH. October 2006
  • "All Ohio Counselors Conference"Oh that cheatin' heart: What are we to do?
    Columbus, OH. October 2013
  • "national Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference"Technological endurance in distance education: It's a tough race!
    Denver, Colorado. September 2013
  • "National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children, Childhood Trauma Practitioners Assembly"Research, data, & dog-gone great results with school based therapy dogs
    Clinton Township, MI. June 2009
  • "14th Annual UT-BGSU Symposium on Research in Psychiatry and Psychology"Paws and take a breath: Incorporating a dog in adolescent anger management
    Toledo, OH. February 2007
  • "National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children, Childhood Trauma Practitioners Assembly"Research, data, & dog-gone great results with school therapy dogs
    Clinton Township, MI. June 2008
  • "National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children, Childhood Trauma Practitioners Assembly"Therapy through unconditional love
    Clinton Township, MI . June 2013
  • "All Ohio Counselors Conference"). I’m coming out! Helping clients through the process of reveling their sexual orientation and/or gender identity
    Columbus, OH. March 2008
  • "1st Annual School Therapy Dog Workshop"Utilizing therapy dog in research: What counselors and educators need to know
    Swanton, OH. September 2008
  • "All Ohio Counselors Conference"Supervising a School Counseling Student: An Overview of Relevant Skills, Knowledge, and Issues.
    Columbus, Ohio. October 2013
  • "American Counseling Association Annual Conference"The relationship between American Counseling Association members’ professional affiliations and advocacy attitudes and actions as defined by the Lange Profession Advocacy Scale
    Charlotte, NC. February 2009
  • "Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference"Transforming research through measurement
    San Diego, CA. September 2009
  • "Swan Creek Couple’s Day "Creating friendship in marriage
    Toledo, OH. September 2006
  • "North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference"Educating users and students about the SASSI-3’s measurement properties
    Chicago, IL. December 2009
  • "EBACA-National"For better or worse: When It's better
    Milan, Italy. September 2014
  • "North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference"Professional identity: Historical perspectives and future directions
    Indianapolis, IN. September 2008
  • "national Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference"Teaching Counselors Best Practices in EAP Counseling
    Denver, Colorado. September 2013
  • "Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference"Preparing school and mental health counselors with domestic violence education: Suggestions for counselor education programs
    Nashville, Tenn. December 2010
  • "Greater Toledo Chapter Employee Assistance Professionals Association Annual Conference"Empowering victims of workplace abuse
    Toledo, OH. August 2013
  • "ACA National Convention"Intimacy: What’s sex got to do with it?
    Detroit, MI. September 2007
  • "3st Annual School Therapy Dog Workshop"Being a data driven school counselor AND utilizing a therapy dog: You can do it!
    Swanton, OH. May 2010
  • "North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference"Using Rasch analysis in the development of psychological instruments
    Chicago, IL. December 2009
  • "All Ohio Counselors Conference"Teen dating violence and the new Tina Law: What counselors need to know
    Columbus, OH. October 2010
  • "Childhood Trauma Practitioners Assembly"Effectiveness of AAT for children with trauma
    Clinton Township, MI. June 2013
  • "American Counseling Association Conference"LGBT AOD: Problems and best practices in substance abuse counseling
    Cincinnati, OH. March 2013
  • "Childhood Trauma Practitioners Assembly"Therapy through unconditional love
    Clinton Township, MI. June 2013
  • "Ohio Counseling Association Second Annual Legislative Advocacy Day: A Thursday at the Statehouse"National issues impacting the counseling profession
    Columbus, OH. March 2008
  • "All Ohio Counselors Conference"Aging ethics: Exploring the ethical issues in counseling elderly clients
    Columbus, OH. October 2006
  • "EB-ACA International Conference"Effective infedility treatment: Is there such a thing?
    Napels, Italy. October 2015
  • "Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference"Is counseling going to the dogs? Current research, practice, and instruction for inclusion of an animal in counseling
    Columbus, OH. September 2007
  • "ACA National Conference"Affirmative counseling for sexual and gender minority clients: Connecting counseling theories and techniques
    San Francisco, CA.. March 2012
  • "Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference"Utilizing data driven results to transform counselors into counseling profession advocates
    San Diego, CA. September 2009
  • "All Ohio Counselors Conference"Counseling lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning clients: Techniques, homework and activities for working with adults
    Columbus, OH. October 2010
  • "Poster session at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference"Duty to protect: Tarasoff revisited
    Columbus, OH. September 2007
  • "Ohio Counseling Association Second Annual Legislative Advocacy Day: A Thursday at the Statehouse"Speaking with State Representatives: What you need to know
    Columbus, OH. March 2008
  • "Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan Student Counseling Conference "The role of moral development in ethical decision making
    Toledo, OH. February 2007
  • "Lutheran Homes Society Community Services"Aging ethics: Exploring the ethical issues in counseling elderly clients
    Toledo, OH. September 2006
  • ""Effective infidelity treatment: Is there such a thing?
    Toledo, OH. April 2013
  • "EB-ACA International Conference"Workplace bullying and what counselors can do
    Geneva, Switzerland. September 2016
  • "The Chi Sigma Iota, Alpha Omega Chapter’s Brown Bag Lunch Series"Counselor Advocacy
    Toledo, OH. February 2006
  • "National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children, Childhood Trauma Practitioners Assembly"Research, data, & dog-gone great results with school based therapy dogs
    Clinton Township, MI. June 2010

Department Faculty

Faculty Chair

Lisa Waid-McKenna PHD, MS, BA

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