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Colleen Connolly

 

Colleen Connolly, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Program:
Professional Counseling
Emphasis:
Marriage and Family Therapy
E-mail:
cc32@txstate.edu
Phone:
(512) 245-3083
FAX:
(512) 245-8872
Mail:
601 University Drive
CLAS, Professional Counseling Program
Education Building 4041
San Marcos, TX 78666

Education:
 

  • Ph.D., Distinguished Graduate, St. Mary's University
    Major Emphasis: Counselor Education and Supervision
    Minor Emphasis: Marriage and Family Therapy
     
  • M.Ed., Counseling & Guidance, Texas State University-San Marcos

    Licensure:
    Licensed Professional Counselor

    Dissertation:
    Lesbian couples: A qualitative study of strengths and resilient factors in long-term relationships

    Past Clinical Experience:
    Private Practice Setting, 1998-2001.
    Staff Therapist for Waterloo Counseling Center, 1998-1999.
    Clinic Counselor for the Women’s Counseling and Referral Center at the Greater Austin YWCA, Austin, Texas, 1998-1999.
    Career and Vocational Counselor for the Veteran’s Administration through St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX, 1996-1997.

    Courses Taught:
    COUN 5207 Counseling and Personality Theories: Pre-Practicum
    COUN 5250 Communication and Interviewing Skills Pre-Practicum
    COUN 5351 Special Issues in Marriage and Family Therapy
    COUN 5359 Individual Counseling Techniques
    COUN 5360 Practicum: Advanced Methods in Marriage and Family Counseling
    COUN 5362 Practicum in Professional Supervision: Theories and Applications
    COUN 5367 Marriage and Family Counseling: Current Theories
    COUN 5389 Site-Based Internship
    COUN 5689 Clinical Practicum

    Professional Memberships:
    National Level:
    American Counseling Association (ACA)
    Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)
    Association for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues in Counseling (AGLBIC)
    International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC)
    State Level:
    Texas Counseling Association (TCA)
    Texas Association for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Issues in Counseling (TAGLBIC)

    Professional Service:
    National Level:
     
  • President of the Association for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Issues in Counseling (AGLBIC), a national division of the American Counseling Association, 2003-2004
     
  • Member of the Council of Presidents and Regional Chairs of the American Counseling Association, 2002-2005
     
  • Chair of the American Counseling Association's Program Proposal Review Committee for the Association for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Issues in Counseling, 2003-2004 (Committee member since summer 2000)
     
  • Newsletter Editor: TAGLBIC Newsletter, A Newsletter of the Texas Association of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Issues in Counseling, Spring 2001 (Ongoing)
    State Level:
     
  • President of the Texas Association for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Issues in Counseling, 2000-2002
     
  • Co-founder of the Texas Association for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Issues in Counseling, a division of Texas Counseling Association, Summer 2000
     
  • Senator for the Texas Counseling Association, 2000-2003

    Special Interests:
    Qualitative research
    Lesbian couples
    Feminist therapy

    Links of Interest:
    AGLBIC
    TAGLBIC