Cross Campus Collaboration between WFU’s Department of Counseling and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Posted on: November 8, 2013

Patients who seek a diagnosis from the Memory Assessment Clinic (MAC) at the J. Paul Sticht Center of Aging now receive more that medical advice. The MAC Counseling Center provides free support and mental health services to help cushion the shock of a dementia diagnosis, and to help ease the journey of patients and their […]

Dr. Sam Gladding makes a training video at ACA conference

Posted on: October 28, 2013

October 25th, 2013 Alexander Street Press and the American Counseling Association (ACA) just released a video of  Sam Gladding, chair and professor of counseling, conducting a 90-minute group counseling session before a live audience at last year’s ACA conference in Cincinnati. The video is titled “Promoting Growth within a Group: Performing in the Here and Now.” This […]

Wake Forest University Counseling Staff Leads Educational Session at ACES Conference in Denver

Posted on: October 24, 2013

Several faculty members from Wake Forest University’s Department of Counseling braved the Colorado snow to attend the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) conference in Denver on October 17th through 20th.  Six members of the Department of Counseling led an education session entitled ‘Integrating Treatment Planning Across the Curriculum: A Multicultural Approach.’  The presenters […]

Student Personifies ‘Pro Humanitate’

Posted on: October 7, 2013

Recently, one of WFU’s online Counseling students took the University motto ‘Pro Humanitate’ to a whole new level. Natasha Gillyard became a bone marrow donor, and saved a human life.  In this photo, Natasha discusses her experience with Dr. Debbie Newsome, departmental faculty member. When asked why she would undergo such a procedure to benefit a […]

Department of Counseling celebrates our 10th Birthday!

Posted on: September 26, 2013

  The Department of Counseling is celebrating our 10th anniversary of becoming a free standing department!   The Counseling program at Wake Forest University has actually been in existence since 1968, so we are older than we look!   However, we were part of the Education department until 2003. As we grew in size and […]

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Dr. Debbie Newsome publishes Counseling book

Posted on: September 25, 2013

Dr. Newsome has published the 4th edition of her book, Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Community and Agency Settings, in conjunction with Dr. Sam Gladding. The book was published by Pearson Education Inc, Upper Saddle River, NJ. ISBN 978-0132851039   Dr. Newsome coauthored two previous editions of this textbook: Community and Agency Counseling (2nd ed.), Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall, and Clinical Mental Health […]

Dr. Sam Gladding’s Experiences at Minnan Normal University in China

Posted on: August 22, 2013

Please enjoy this video from Dr. Sam Gladding, reflecting on his summer 2013 Fulbright Specialist experience teaching group skills and counseling theories at Minnan Normal University in Zhangzhou, China.  

Congratulations 2013 Graduates!!!

Posted on: June 3, 2013

Fifteen 2nd year students graduated with their Master of Arts in Counseling on May 20, 2013. Caleb Pusey, a dual-degree student, also received his Master of Divinity. CONGRATULATIONS to all our graduating students!

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College to Career – Options in the World of Work featured in WFU News Center

Posted on: May 16, 2013

Options in the World of Work How job shadowing builds confidence and competence When Rahel Tafese spent a day shadowing a sales representative for a company called BioRx, she learned a lot about treatments for immune deficiency, but more importantly, she made connections that will help her as she figures out what path she will […]

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Article by Paul Smith – rising second year graduate student in Counseling featured in the newsletter

Posted on: April 3, 2013

“A Shared Enthusiasm: An American Student’s Perspective of Counselor Education in Malawi” written by Paul H. Smith and Wendi K. Schweiger is featured in the – NBCC International Update (page 7). Follow the link for the entire article

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