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Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences Department of Counseling

Anna Erickson


  • Doctor of Philosophy
    University of Connecticut, 1995
    Major: Adult and Vocational Education
  • Master of Science
    University of Rhode Island, 1986
    Major: Counseling and Family Studies
  • Bachelor of Science
    Framingham State College, 1975
    Major: Family and Consumer Science

Licensure & Certificates

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Certified Family Life Educator
  • Clinical Fellow - Marriage and Family Therapist


  • "Family Functioning and Psychological Type"Journal of Systemic Therapies 2001
  • "The Circumplex Model with Adjudicated Youth's Families"Journal of Psychotherapy and the Family 1986
  • "Advancing innovation in higher education"Information Age Publishing, Inc 2013
  • "Understanding Abusive Relationships"Beacon, LCM 2007
  • "Conflict Resolution: Understanding Ourselves in Relationships"Beacon, LCM 2006
  • "Positioned for Success: Guiding Transformative Learning for the 21st Century"Journal of Transformative Education 0001
  • "The Role of Type in Family Assessment and Treatment"CAPT National Conference Bulletin 1998
  • "Transformative Learning in the Online Course Room"Adult Learning 0001
  • "The Lutheran Course on Marriage Workbook"Augusburg Fortress 2005
  • "Small Group "Sideswiping" Physician/Administrator Relationships in the 21st Century"Journal of Medical Group Management 2001
  • "Supporting Life Satisfaction for Dual-Career Adults"International Research on Adults in Higher Education 1994


  • "Two-Day Workshop"Laws of Effective Teaching
    Minneapolis, MN. September 2006
  • "AAACE National Conference"Enhancing Emotional Intelligence in the Adult Learner: A Critical Factor in Promoting Professional Leadership
    . December 1998
  • "AAACE National Conference"Promoting Professional Conduct: The Professional Attributes Evaluation Scale
    . December 1996
  • "AAMFT National Conference"Systemic Learning Environment: Factor in Stress Management
    . December 1996
  • "AAACE 2015 National Conference"Adult Education 2.0: Moving toward Competency-Based Learning
    Oklahoma City, OK. November 2015
  • "The Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching and Learning"Leadership Development in Higher Education: Incorporating Emotional Development Strategies in the Classroom.
    Minnesota. December 2001
  • "AAACE National Conference"The Professional Attributes Evaluation Scale: Meeting our Ethical and Legal Challenge to Promote Professional Conduct
    . December 1997
  • "(AAACE) 2009 National Conference"There is No Back Row: The Transformative Power of Adult Online Education
    Cleveland, OH. October 2009
  • "AAMFT National Conference"Exploring Gender & Ethnicity in MFT: Virtual discussion Groups
    . December 1997
  • "(AMHCA) 2009 National Conference"Mending Your Cup: The Process of Restoration. Presenter
    Washington DC. June 2009
  • "(AAACE) 2010 National Conference"Meeting Students Where They Are At: Strategies for Connecting and Correcting in the Online Course Room
    Clearwater Beach, FL. September 2010
  • "AAMFT National Conference" Marriage and Family Therapists within the Public Schools
    . December 1996
  • "(AAACE) 2013 National Conference"Higher Education Innovation in the 21st Century
    Lexington, KY. December 2012
  • "Black Board 2009 World Conference"Practice Makes Perfect: Helping Faculty Transition from Presenting to Presence
    Washington, DC. June 2009