Counseling and Educational Psychology

Counseling and Educational Psychology

Our program educates competent, culturally aware, ethical counselors who will provide exceptional services in both public and private settings to meet the needs of a increasingly diverse society.

Degrees in Counseling and Educational Psychology

Master of Arts in Counseling

Our master's degree program includes emphases in marriage, family, and couples counseling (MFCC); school counseling; and clinical mental health counseling. Both MFCC and school counseling tracks are CACREP-accredited, and clinical mental health is currently under review for accreditation.

Ph.D. in Education: Counselor Education and Supervision

This area of emphasis is an excellent fit for individuals who wish to pursue counselor education and counseling leadership positions, excelling in research, writing, teaching, service, securing external funding, assuming professional leadership roles in the counseling field, and providing clinical supervision.

Ph.D. in Education: Information Technology in Education

This emphasis area provides advanced training for educators or prospective educators a strong theoretical and practical foundation in dynamic instructional design, and concurrent knowledge and skills to integrate contemporary digital technology in a variety of educational and training settings.

Program Accreditation

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) logoThe Counseling and Educational Psychology programs have been given the counseling profession's highest seal of approval. The Counseling and Educational Psychology Department has met the rigorous national standards of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), which ensures that our graduates receive a superior education.

The programs that have been accredited include Counselor Education and Supervision, Community Counseling, School Counseling, and Student Development Counseling in Higher Education.


University of Nevada, Reno - Counseling and Educational Psychology department has been approved as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 3048. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. University of Nevada, Reno - Counseling and Educational Psychology Department is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Program Contacts

Program Faculty

Counseling and Educational Psychology
Lily Chen
Lily Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology
(775) 682-5508
WRB 3038
1421
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Ken Coll
Ken Coll, Ph.D.
Professor of Counseling and Acting Dean (School of Social Work)
(775) 682-7873
WRB 3039
1421 College of Education, University of Nevada Reno, ounseling
Counseling and Educational Psychology
Brenda Freeman
Brenda Freeman, Ph.D.
Professor of Counselor Education
(775) 682-9353
WRB 3019
1421
Counseling and Educational Psychology
Thomas Harrison
Thomas Harrison, Ph.D.
Professor of Counseling
(775) 682-7318
WRB 3040
1421
Counseling and Educational Psychology
Leping Liu
Leping Liu, Ph.D.
Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology
(775) 682-5511
WRB 3041
1421
Counseling and Educational Psychology
Mona Martinez
Mona Martinez, Ph.D.
Downing Counseling Clinic Director
(775)784-6637
WRB
1421
Counseling and Educational Psychology
Linda Starr
Linda Starr
Admin Assistant III, Counseling and Educational Psychology/Human Development and Family Studies
(775) 682-5517
WRB 3045
1421
Counseling and Educational Psychology
Tricia Woodliff
Tricia Woodliff, Ph.D., CPC, NCC
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology
(775) 682-7873
WRB 3039
1421

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