Testimonials from Rehabilitation Counseling Graduates

Check out where these alumni are now – and how our program helped get them there!

Natalie Davison ’18 is a Director of Learning Support and Disability Services at The College of Idaho.
“The mentorship and hands-on experiences offered in this program prepare counselors to work with a passionate competency.”

Kathleen Brown ’17 is a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.
“The collaboration between the students and faculty is one that lasts a lifetime.”

Tracie Mallie ’12 is a District Administrator.
“The University of Scranton’s Rehabilitation Counseling program prepared me beyond words. I felt confident, knowledgeable, engaged, current, and most of all, filled with skills that I now got to apply in the “real” world.”

Danielle Frascella ’12 is a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.
“The University of Scranton’s Rehabilitation Counseling Program offers an enriching academic experience.”

Joe Mancini ’11 is an Executive Director.
“The prestige that comes with obtaining a master’s degree from the University has set me apart from my peers when securing positions with organizations.”

Mindy Farley ’11 is a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.
“The confidence I gained through the program and through mentoring is part of what helped me to enter school yet again this year so that I may add PhD to my name and expertise.”

Learn more about the Rehabilitation Counseling program.

Connection and Creativity – Don’t Miss This Event!

Join Drs. Tiffany Bodonada & Sonja Lund, assistant professors in the Department of Counseling & Human Services, for an evening of conversation to connect and create! All faculty, staff, students and alumni are welcome to attend from 7 to 8 p.m. on  May 26, 2020.

Register here.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Professor Shares Valuable Insights

Clinical Mental Health Counseling professor Dr. Oliver Morgan shares insights into the ways neuroscience has shaped his view of and recovery.  He offers practical applications of this learning, including trauma and attachment sensitive approaches and various evidence-based interventions that address family and community involvement in the treatment and recovery process.

Check out the podcast below:

EP153: Contemporary Thoughts on Addiction and Recovery – A Conversation with Dr. Oliver Morgan on How Learning Neuroscience has Influenced his Teaching and Practice 

Learn more about the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at The University of Scranton.

Alumni Spotlight: Bre Betarie ’17, G’19, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Previously a dedicated intern and graduate assistant in the Center for Career Development, Bre has a demonstrated history of experience preparing students of all majors and experience levels for success. Throughout her time at Scranton, Bre worked in various settings such as The Leahy Clinic, The Jesuit Center, The Cross Cultural Center, and most extensively, The Center for Career Development.

Bre’s career development journey started as an undergraduate intern working under Frank Gilmartin. As a graduate student, Bre continued her time in the Career Center as the office graduate assistant, working primarily under Cheryl Collarini. In conjunction to this role, Bre also worked as a full-time graduate career coaching intern under Chris Whitney, where she built relationships with and provided coaching to Scranton students/alumni from various years, majors, disciplines and interest areas.

Presently, Bre is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), working diligently to assist students with their identified career endeavors and goals as a career advisor at East Stroudsburg University. Bre recommends that students become active participants in their own education starting by filling free time with experiences that provide opportunities for growth and development. Most importantly, she encourage students reflect upon their experiences and learn to truly appreciate them and express gratitude for them. #JesuitEducated #RoyalCareers

Learn more about Clinical Mental Health Counseling here.

Counseling Alumna Works toward Affordable Healthcare for All

Melissa Loughney, an alumna of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, is working to make healthcare affordable to all who need it.

“Mental health care is essential,” Loughney said. Find out what she is doing to help provide care to those with less or no insurance!

Click here to read the entire article in The Times Tribune!

Learn more about out Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.