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

Books

  • Gladding, S. T., & Newsome, D. W. (2018). Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Community and Agency Settings (5th edition). New York: Pearson.
  • Gladding, Samuel T.  (2018) Counseling: A Comprehensive Profession, 8th ed. New York: Pearson. 
  • Gladding, Samuel T.  (2016) The History of Wake Forest University: Volume 6. Winston-Salem, NC: Library Partners Press. 
  • Gladding, Samuel T.  (2016) The Creative Arts in Counseling, 5th ed. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association. 
  • Gladding, S.T. (2016) Reflections: 101 Poems. Winston Salem, NC: Library Partners Press.
  • Gladding, S.T. (2015) Groups: A Counseling Specialty  (7th edition). New York: Pearson
  • Gladding, S.T. (2014). Family Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice (6th edition). New York: Pearson

Book chapters 

  • Gladding, S. T. (2016).  Professional involvement for counselors.  In T. Kimbel & D. H. Levitt (Eds.). A Guide to Graduate Programs in Counseling (pp. 125-138). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • 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. (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.

Journal Articles 

  • Gladding, S. T., & Wallace, M. J. D. (2016). Promoting beneficial humor in counseling: A way of helping counselors help clients. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 11, 2-11.
  • Gladding, S. T., & Villalba, J. (2014). Imitation, Impersonation, and Transformation: Using Male Role Models in Films to Promote Maturity. Journal of Counseling & Development, 92, 114-124.
  • Kaplan, D. M., Tarvydas, V. M., & Gladding, S. T. (2014). 20/20: A vision for the future of counseling: The new consensus definition of counseling. Journal of Counseling & Development, 92, 366-372.
  • Gladding, S. T., & Wallace, M. D. (2012). Perspectives on creativity, counseling, and the contributions of counselors and entertainers to mental health: The Rogers.  Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 7, 2-10.
  • 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 and Development, 89, 367-372.
  • Hays, D. G., Arredondo, P., Gladding, S. T., & Toporek, R. L. (2010).  Integrating social justice in group work: The next decade. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 35, 177-206.
  • Gladding, S. T. (2011). Understanding Counseling Ethics: The Essentials. Temas Selectos en Orientacion Psicologica  (Mexican Counseling Association  Journal), VI, 7-12.
  • Gladding, S. T., & Wallace, M. D. (2010). The potency and power of counseling stories. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 5, 15-24. 

Recent presentations (selected):

  • Gladding, S. T. (2017, April 7). The use of creativity in counseling across the lifespan (Keynote).Arizona Counseling Association Conference. Phoenix, AZ.
  • Gladding, S. T. (2017, March 17). The creative arts in counseling: How, where, and when to use them. American Counseling  Association Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • Gladding, S. T. (2017, March 17). Conveying information: Lessons  from homiletics, Ted Talks, and Carl Rogers. American Counseling Association Conference, San Francisco, CA
  • Gladding, S. T. (2017, February 24). Joining together: 101 techniques to use in groups. North Carolina Counseling Association, Durham, NC
  • Gladding, S. T. (2017, February 12). Advancing groups: Some ways to facilitate groups (workshop). North Dakota Counseling Association Conference, Bismarck, ND.
  • Gladding, S. T. (2017, February 12). Imagination, perspiration,  and the process of being creative in counseling (Keynote). North Dakota Counseling Association Conference, Bismarck,       ND
  • Gladding, S. T. (2017, February 3). Creating creative approaches for couples and families:Transforming the tragic into magic (Keynote). International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC) Conference, New Orleans, LA
  • Gladding, S. T. (November 23, 2016). Poetry, Dance, and Art, Oh My! The Power of Creativity  in Counseling with Samuel Gladding. The Thoughtful Counselor with Mike Shook  (podcast, 51 minutes). Beijing, China.
  • Gladding, S. T. (September 24, 2016). Teaching Creativity: How to do it in an Academic  Semester. Association for Creativity in Counseling National Conference, Savannah, GA
  • Gladding, S. T. (September 23, 2016). Seasons of Creativity: Lessons from Miss Scarlett,  Shakespeare, and Robin Williams (keynote). Association for Creativity in Counseling National Conference, Savannah, GA
  • Gladding, S. T. (June 3, 2016). Exemplary Practices in Counseling Youth (Plenary Session).  ACA-Asia Pacific Counseling Association International Conference, Singapore
  • Gladding, S. T. (May 31-June 1, 2016). Creativity in Counseling (2-day workshop). Malaysian  Association of Advisors and Counselors International Conference on Mental Health,  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  •  Gladding, S. T. (May 30, 2016). Creative Interventions in the Mental Health Profession (keynote). Malaysian Association of Advisors and Counselors, International Conference  on Mental Health. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Gladding, S. T. (May 5, 2016). Characteristics of Effective Counselors Internationally (Plenary Session). Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Conference, Dublin, Ireland
  • Gladding, S. T., Lee, C. C., & Golubovic, N. (April 3, 2016). Counselor Identity Across the Globe. American Counseling Association/Canadian Counseling and Psychotherapy Association Conference, Montreal, Canada
  • Gladding, S. T. (April 2, 2016). The Poetics of Counseling: Therapeutic Writing for Clients and Counselors. American Counseling Association/Canadian Counseling and Psychotherapy Association Conference, Montreal, Canada
  • Gladding, S. T. (April 1, 2016). Counseling with Creativity: An Approach for Promoting Positive Mental Health. American Counseling Association/Canadian Counseling and  Psychotherapy Association Conference, Montreal, Canada

 

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: 05/15/17