Robyn J. Emde

Associate Professor

Bachelors: North Central University, Elementary Education;
Masters, Bethel University Marriage and Family Therapy;
PhD, Walden Counselor Education Supervision, specialty in Forensics.


Robyn J. Emde is currently researching the effects of a pandemic on Elementary School Counselors. The research has included a meta-analysis research working with families pre and post pandemic. This research will be shared at Oxford University in the summer of 2022 at the International Marriage and Family conference. In her free time, she enjoys playing lead tenor saxophone in a Big Band Jazz band.

Publications and Presentations (last 5 years in APA format):

  • Limoges, C., Dennis, E., Emde, R., & Peets, T. (2023). Engaging Online 
    • Students in a Creative Learning Environment: The Seven C’s Approach.
    • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Spring Webinar Series.
  • Emde, R. J. (2023). Caring for the Caregiver. International Association of Psychologist
  • and Counselors. Summer Institute, Oxford University.
  • Emde, R.J. (2022). Families Surviving a Pandemic. International Association of
  • Psychologists and Counselors. Summer Institute, Oxford University.
  • Emde, R. J., Jeannette, K. (2021). Benefits of Clinical Supervision. Michigan Mental
  • Health Association, Bridging Initiative, 8(2), 2–3.
  • Emde, R. J., Boyd, B., Hammond, S., Gentry, L., (2021). Bridging the Relationship
  • Between the School Counselor and the Mental Health Counselor in Order to Support Families. Michigan Mental Health Association, Bridging Initiative, 9(2), 2.
  • Emde, R. J., Doherty, E. K., Ellis, B., & Flynt, D. (2020). Relationships in Online Learning
  • Experiences: Identifying and Creating Positive Relationships in Online Learning. In L. Kyei-Blankson, E. Ntuli, & J. Blankson (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Creating Meaningful Experiences in Online Courses (pp. 140-152). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-0115-3.ch010

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