Online Counseling Students Prepare for Campus Residency Weekend

Posted on: November 12, 2013

All across the country, students from Wake Forest University’s online Counseling program are preparing for a trip to Winston Salem. The weekend of December 12-15 is the next residency weekend for online counseling students, specifically for those from our third cohort. Twice during their academic program, each cohort of students travels to Wake Forest’s campus […]

Dr. Samuel Gladding is quoted in the Chicago Tribune

Posted on: November 11, 2013

The holiday season is fast approaching–at some point during the coming weeks, you will most likely join family and friends for a meal to celebrate a holiday. Expect laughter, camaraderie, good eats and some wonderful memories.  But where have all our table manners gone? Have we spent so much time fussing over which fork to use […]

Dr. Samuel Gladding Named Next Poteat Lecturer

Posted on: November 8, 2013

Dr. Samuel Gladding has been named the next Poteat lecturer at Wake Forest University. The Poteat Lecture Series was established in honor of Hubert McNeill Poteat (’06), professor of Latin and head of the classics department at Wake Forest College for 44 years. The Poteat Lecture Series recognizes and showcases the scholarship accomplishments of Wake […]

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.