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Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences Department of Counseling

Susanne Preston

Specializations

  • Graduate Cert in Counseling - Contmp Theory Mental Hlth Serv
  • MS in Marriage Fam Coun Ther - Gen Marriage Family Coun Ther
  • MS in Mental Health Counseling - General Mental Health Coun
  • MS in School Counseling - General School Counseling

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy
    Old Dominion University, 2010
    Major: Counseling
  • Education Specialist
    Old Dominion University, 2009
    Major: Counseling
  • Master of Science
    Chaminade University, 2002
    Major: Counseling Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science
    Virginia Polytech Institute And State University, 1999
    Major: Psychology

Licensure & Certificates

  • Board Certified Professional Counselor
  • National Certified Counselor
  • Licensed Professional Counselor

Publications

  • "How to Positively Guide Young Children¿s Behavior"City of Virginia Beach Public Libraries 2008
  • "Using Play in Counseling"Old Dominion University 2008
  • "Nurturing Your Child¿s Self Esteem"City of Virginia Beach Public Libraries 2006
  • "Triadic Supervision, What¿s it all about?"Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision 2008
  • "Selecting Quality Child Care"City of Virginia Beach Public Libraries 2007
  • "Ten Keys to Emotional Development in Children"Serenity Magazine 2009
  • "Help Your Child Get Ready to Learn"City of Virginia Beach Public Libraries 2008

Presentations

  • ""Behavior Management Techniques for Children
    Virginia Beach, Virginia. April 2009
  • ""Effective Behavior Management of Children
    Virginia Beach, Virginia. October 2010
  • ""Accidentally Addicted: Benzodiazepine Addictions
    Virginia Beach, Virginia. April 2011
  • "City of Virginia Beach, Ready to Learn Team"Fundamentals of Learning: Behavior Interventions for Children
    Virginia Beach, Virginia. July 2007
  • "Making it Better Together"Behavior Management
    Virginia Beach, Virginia. December 2006
  • "Making it Better Together"Positive Discipline Techniques
    Virginia Beach, Virginia. December 2006
  • "YMCA Early Discoveries"Caring Relationships and Resiliency in Children
    Virginia Beach, Virginia. August 2007
  • "Virginia School Counselor¿s Association, Annual Conference"21st Century Toolbox: Tools for Use in Counseling Children
    Richmond, Virginia. March 2010
  • "Virginia School Counselor¿s Association, Annual Conference"School Counselor Actions for Achieving 21st Century Outcomes
    Richmond, Virginia. March 2010
  • "Stress Relief for Teachers Workshop"Building Self Esteem in Children
    Virginia Beach, Virginia. September 2008
  • ""Coping Skills for Emotional Regulation
    Virginia Beach, Virginia. March 2011
  • "Serenity Counseling and Behavior Management Center"Building Self Esteem in Children
    Virginia Beach, Virginia. October 2008

Department Faculty

Faculty Chair

Lisa Waid-McKenna PHD, MS, BA

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