Emily L. Dennis

Assistant Professor


Dr. Dennis recently successfully defended her doctoral dissertation at Kent State University and was conferred with a Ph.D. in Counseling and Human Development Services in December of 2022. Her previous education includes a bachelor of arts degree from The Ohio State University in psychology and history of art and a master of arts degree in Counseling and Art Therapy from Ursuline College. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Ohio, and her clinical work has been with children, adolescents, and families in a variety of settings. Dr. Dennis' research interests include the impacts of study and practice on the personal relationships of professional counselors, creativity in counseling, and emotional intelligence in counselor education. She has presented at state, regional, and national conferences. She has also been an invited presenter for workshops and lectures. She looks forward to continuing to pursue research and presenting her findings. In addition, Dr. Dennis served four years as a trustee to the Association for Creativity in Counseling board. She plans to continue serving the counseling profession in leadership roles.

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