Counselor Education Program (MA, PhD)

Faculty

clarkMadeline Clark, Ph.D., LPC (VA), NCC, ACS
Assistant Professor
Program Director, Counselor Education
Doctoral Program Coordinator
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Madeline Clark, Ph.D., LPC (VA), NCC, ACS joined the UToledo faculty in 2016. She received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision with cognates in qualitative research and educational research methodology in May 2016 from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Clark received her MSEd in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (2013) and BS in Sociology (2009) from Old Dominion University. Her clinical experiences include outpatient community mental health centers and non-profit agencies; Dr. Clark has experience working with adults, adolescents, children, and families experiencing homelessness, poverty, severe mental illness, and substance use disorders. Dr. Clark’s research interests include multiculturalism and diversity, specifically the impact that social class and poverty have on counseling services and outcomes. Dr. Clark has presented locally, regionally, and nationally and is published journals such as the Journal of Counseling and Development, Counselor Education and Supervision, Career Development Quarterly and Counseling Outcome and Research Evaluation.  Dr. Clark has been honored with several awards, including the Ohio Counseling Association Research and Writing Award and the NCACES Diversity Award, among others. In her spare time Dr. Clark enjoys coaching and doing CrossFit and spending time with her partner and two rescued pit bulls. She can be reached at madeline.clark@utoledo.edu
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dr dariTahani Dari, Ph.D.,  LPC (MI), LSC, NCC
Assistant Professor
Admissions Coordinator
Counselor Education
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Dr. Dari joined the UToledo faculty in August of 2019. Her first faculty appointment was at John Carroll University from 2017-2019. She received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Toledo. Prior to that, she received a M.A. in counseling from Eastern Michigan University and a B.A. from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Dr. Dari is a National Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor and K-12 Licensed School Counselor. She has experience serving as a school counselor for K–12 students and as a practitioner in various settings. Dr. Dari’s scholarly interests are focused on advancing topics in school counseling, conducting community-based participatory research, and working with and advocating for diverse client populations (particularly youth). She has presented regionally and nationally and is published in counseling related journals. In September of 2016, Dr. Dari was appointed to serve on the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellowship Program Advisory Council for Master’s Programs (MFPAC-Master’s).She also serves on the board of the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. In her leisure time, Dr. Dari loves spending time with her family (which includes extended family) and traveling around the globe. She also enjoys visiting the “Big House”, Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor. She can be reached at tahani.dari@utoledo.edu
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Hansori Jang, Ph.D.jang
Assistant Professor
School Counseling Program Coordinator
Counselor Education
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Dr. Jang joined The University of Toledo Counselor Education faculty in 2017. Dr. Jang received his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from The University of Iowa. He has counseling experience in a variety of settings including university counseling centers, youth counseling centers, K-12 schools and an alternative school. Dr. Jang’s research interests include social justice and career development considerations for marginalized populations. Dr. Jang has presented in national/regional-level conferences and published in counseling-related journals including The Career Development Quarterly and Journal of Asia Pacific Counseling. Dr. Jang currently serves as editorial board member of Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling. Dr. Jang has also received awards, such as the AMCD Dr. Daya & Mrs. Usha K. Sandhu Multicultural Counseling/Diversity Student Research Award and North Central ACES Research Grant Award. He can be reached at Hansori.jang@utoledo.edu.
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laux2016John Laux, Ph.D., LPCC-S, LICDC
Professor

Associate Dean of Student Affairs
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John Laux received a M.A. in counseling from West Virginia University and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Akron. John is a PCC-S, a LICDC, and a Psychologist. He joined the faculty in the fall of 2001. His areas of clinical and research interest include dual-diagnosis, personality disorders, and personality assessment. He has clinical experience in a variety of treatment settings including the Cincinnati VAMC, a community mental health center, a campus counseling center, and an inpatient chemical dependence treatment center. Additionally, John served as a Mental Health Technician (GS-0180-13), for the Ohio-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team, National Disaster Medical System, United States Department of Health & Humans Services. Dr. Laux is the Assistant Editor for the Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling and serves on the editorial review board for the Journal of Counseling and Development. He is a past-president of the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. He authored or co-authored 60 peer-reviewed publications.  He is available by phone at 419-530-4705 and by e-mail at john.laux@utoledo.edu
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Susan LongSusan M. Long, Ph.D., LPCC, CWC
Assistant Lecturer
Clinical Coordinator
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Susan M. Long, Ph.D., LPCC, CWC joined the UToledo faculty in 2020 as an Assistant Lecturer and Clinical Coordinator of Counselor Education. She earned her Ph.D. in Counselor Education in August 2018 from the University of Toledo. She received her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (2014) and B.A. in Psychology; Minor: Counseling, also from the University of Toledo. Dr. Long’s areas of expertise and interest include wellness counseling, neurocounseling, trauma-focused modalities, clinical mental health and the law, and qualitative research methods. She has presented locally, regionally, and nationally and is published in a variety of peer reviewed articles and book chapters. Dr. Long enjoys traveling, being outdoors, practicing yoga, and learning about new topics related and unrelated to work. She can be reached at susan.long@utoledo.edu
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Walker TTanesha Walker, Ph.D., LPC
Assistant Professor
Clinical Mental Health Program Coordinator
Chi Sigma Iota Alpha Omega Chapter
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Dr. Walker is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and joined the UToledo faculty in 2018. She received her B.S. in Psychology and M.A. in Clinical Counseling from The Ohio State University and her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Kent State University. Dr. Walker is Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Ohio and has clinical experiences working with college-aged students, adults, couples, and children in community mental health, residential treatment, and college counseling settings. Her research interests include multicultural and diversity issues in counseling and counselor education, specifically cross-cultural interactions within counselor education, professional advocacy, and mental health issues related to self-care with African Americans. She has published with colleagues in the Journal of Counseling and Development and previously received awards including the NCACES Research Grant.  Dr. Walker's office phone number is 419-530-4721, or you can email her at tanesha.walker2@utoledo.edu.
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Faculty can be contacted by mail or fax at the following address:
School of Intervention and Wellness
Counselor Education Program
Health and Human Services Bldg., Suite 3100
The University of Toledo/MS 119
2801 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, Ohio 43606
Phone: 419-530-2718
Fax: 419-530-7879

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Last Updated: 3/3/20