Community Psychology, Counseling and Family Therapy


Applied Behavior Analysis

 “Having just finished the ABA distance learning course, I would like to say what an incredibly important resource it is for international students. I do not have access to a local programme here in the UK. … the respect I felt as a student and a mother was incredible. Not once was I made to feel that completion was ever in doubt. ... I was continually given constructive feedback and encouragement. I was never spoon-fed; I worked hard and feel that I reaped the reward. … I was the fifth person at UK Young Autism Project to enroll in your course, and I am not the last. It has been invaluable to all my colleagues who preceded me. … I have always felt a part of your University even though it’s only ever been just me sitting at my desk in my study in Birmingham UK. ”

Elizabeth Holmes

School counseling

School alumni

"As proud graduates of the SCSU school counseling program, we are continually impressed with the high caliber of graduate student interns SCSU produces. They are an essential asset to the counseling services we provide at Sartell High School."

Dawn Brown and Phil Corbett
Counselors, Sartell High School

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Carol Yozamp 2

"I am a staff psychotherapist in the Adolescent Unit at Clara’s House, a program of St. Cloud Hospital. The greatest gift of working with this age group is their ability to share, grow, and make change by being part of a therapeutic group. This brings me back to my cohort in the Community Counseling Program (now Clinical Mental Health Counseling) where, as a group, we learned from gifted educators that believed in us. I always felt that faculty supported my specific academic needs while encouraging my growth and development in the field of counseling.

"During my coursework, I coauthored a book with Niloufer Merchant titled “Groups in Community and Agency Settings.” In the book, Dr. Merchant provided an academic perspective to group work. My contribution was from a practitioner standpoint highlighting groups in various agency settings."

Carole Yozamp, MS LPCC

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