Assistant professor, counselor education, earned her Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision, and master's degree in rehabilitation counseling from Wayne State University. She earned a baccalaureate degree in psychology and sociology from the University of Michigan. She has 10 years of experience as a professional counselor, clinical supervisor, and instructor. She has presented at regional, national, and international conferences and has been an active member of several professional organizations. Her research interests include counseling strategies to decrease symptoms of acculturative stress among international students, interrelatedness of acculturative stress, the relationship between emotional expression and health; clinical supervision of master's students, and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT).