Dr. Sam Gladding

 

Dr. Sam Gladding
Professor

Dr. Gladding speaks on treating students as professionals (MP3 download)

Email Address:

stg@wfu.edu

Mailing Address:

Department of Counseling, Box 7406, WFU, Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Faculty member at Wake Forest University since 1990

Education:

Ph.D. in Family Relations, UNC-Greensboro
MA in Counselor Education, Wake Forest University
MA in Religion, Yale University
BA in History, Wake Forest University

Research and Special Interests:

Family Counseling, Professional Issues, Creativity in Counseling, Group Counseling.

Awards (selected):

  • David K. Brooks Distinguished Mentoring Award, ACA 2011
  • Arthur A. Hitchcock Distinguished Professional Service Award, ACA, 2010
  • Samuel T. Gladding Inspiration and Motivation Award, Association for Creativity in Counseling (ACC), 2008
  • Gilbert and Kathleen Wrenn Award for a Humanitarian & Caring Person, ACA, 2007
  • Fellow, ACA, 2007

Professional Service (selected):

  • Chair, American Counseling Association Foundation, 2010-2011
  • President, American Association of State Counseling Licensure Boards, 2010-2011
  • President, American Counseling Association, 2004-2005
  • President, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), 1996-1997
  • President, Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW), 1993-1994
  • President, Chi Sigma Iota, 1989-1990

Counseling Experience:

Volunteer Counselor for CareNet of the Triad

Professional Licensure and Memberships (selected):

  • Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina
  • National Certified Counselor
  • Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • American Counseling Association
  • North Carolina Counseling Association
  • Association for Creativity in Counseling
  • International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors
  • Association for Specialists in Group Work
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

Recent Publications (Selected):

  • Gladding, S.T. (2014). Family Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice (6th edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson
  • Gladding, S. T. (2013). Counseling: A Comprehensive Profession (7th edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson
  • Gladding, S. T. (2012). Groups: A Counseling Specialty (6th edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson
  • Gladding, S.T. (2012). Art in Counseling. In C.A. Malchiodi (Ed.), Handbook of Art Therapy (2nd ed.) (pp. 263-274). New York: Guilford.
  • Gladding, S. T. (2011). The Creative Arts in Counseling (4th edition). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association
  • Kaplan. D.M.; Gladding, S. T. (2011) A vision for the future of counseling: the 20/20 principles for unifying and strengthening the profession. Journal of Counseling & Development, 89, 367-372.
  • Gladding, S. T. (2010). Family Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice (5th edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
  • Gladding, S. T. (2010). Creativity and spontaneity in groups. In R. K. Conyne (Ed.), The Oxford Handbooks of Group Counseling (pp. 383-396). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Gladding, S. T., & Martin, B. (2010). Creativity and self-esteem in later life. In M. Guindon (Ed.) Self-Esteem Across the Lifespan (pp. 311-323). New York: Routledge.
  • Gladding, S. T., & Wallace, M .J. D. (2010). The potency and power of counseling stories. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 5, 15-24.

Recent presentations (selected):

  • Gladding, S. T. (2011, August). Beyond the clichés and drivel: Stages, strategies, and some modest suggestions for making the most of an ACA leadership experience. American Counseling Association Leadership Institute. Alexandria, VA
  • Gladding, S. T. (2011, March). The creative arts in counseling. American Counseling Association Conference. New Orleans, LA
  • Gladding, S. T. (2011, March). Counseling globally. American Counseling Association Conference. New Orleans, LA
  • Gladding, S. T. (2010, September). It’s not working: Creativity to the rescue (keynote). Association for Creativity in Counseling National Convention, Portland, OR.
  • Gladding, S. T. (2010, May/June). Family therapy: Universals. (2 day workshops at select universities in Ankara, Istanbul, and Izmir, Turkey as a Fulbright Specialist).
  • Gladding, S. T. (March, 2010). Humor and Mental Health: Approaches to Finding Wellness in the Wit of Life. American Counseling Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Kaplan, D., Gladding, S. T., & Mascari, B. (2010). The continuing work of 20/20: A vision for the future of counseling. American Counseling Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Gladding, S. T. (2010, February). Where did all the good people go? Altruism, Caring, and Counseling (Heintzelman Lecture), University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Personal:

Enjoys, tennis, swimming, walking, writing, humor and Wake Forest athletics. Clarified my life when I married because my wife is named “Claire.” We are the parents of three sons in their early to mid 20s. Additional information on my interests is available here: http://college.wfu.edu/sites/sam-gladding/

Page updated: 8/8/14