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Doug Guiffrida

Doug Guiffrida

Counseling & Human Development
LeChase Hall 490
(585) 275-3964

Website: UR Research Page
PhD, Syracuse University (counselor education)
MS, State University of New York - Plattsburgh (student affairs practice)
BS, State University of New York - Plattsburgh (business management)

Douglas Guiffrida teaches courses in counselor supervision, counseling theory and practice, college student retention, and counseling skills and communications techniques for teachers and administrators. He is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in New York State. His primary research focus is to understand the experiences of College Students of Color in order to more effectively support their college success. He also explores the use of constructivist pedagogical practices in counselor training and supervision. 
He is the author of over 30 articles and book chapters that have appeared in leading counseling and higher education publications. Guiffrida’s new book, Constructive Clinical Supervision in Counseling and Psychotherapy (Routledge), was published in January 2015. 
Guiffrida was the 2007 winner of the American Counseling Association’s Ralph F. Berdie Memorial Research Award, which recognizes innovative college student affairs research. He has served as associate editor for Best Practices for the Journal of Counseling Development, senior associate editor for the Journal of College Counseling, and as a reviewer and editorial board member for several other scholarly publications.

Publications Available on the Web
Psych Central Book Review: Constructive Clinical Supervision in Counseling & Psychotherapy

In the News

2/23/2018 Warner Professor Takes ‘Pain-Free’ Journey as the School’s First Bridging Fellow
1/31/2018 Wednesday Lunch Hour - A Mind/Body Approach to Healing Chronic Pain
3/08/2017 Wednesday Lunch Hour - A Constructivist Approach to Using Popular Films in a Multicultural Course
10/21/2016 College Student Motivation Study Featured on Huffington Post
10/13/2015 Latest Book by Warner School Professor Receives National Counselor Education & Supervision Award 
1/09/2015 New Book Presents a "Constructive" Model of Psychotherapy Supervision
3/26/2014 Wednesday Lunch Talk — Integrating Mindfulness into Counselor Training
12/11/2013 Wednesday Lunch Talk — Getting Published (in English): Choices and Strategies
10/30/2013 Wednesday Lunch Talk - Motivation and College Student Success
9/10/2013 Martin Lynch, Doug Guiffrida on College Student Motivation in Counseling Today
8/09/2013 Douglas Guiffrida Quoted in RBJ Story on Data Mining Usage in Higher Ed
5/01/2013 Education Week Blog Highlights Warner Study on College Student Motivation and Academic Success
4/25/2013 Warner Study on Motivation, Student Success Featured in Inside Higher Ed
4/24/2013 Reasons for Attending College Affect Students’ Academic Success, Study Finds
10/13/2009 Doctoral Students Help Improve College Access for Underprivileged Youth in Rochester
3/26/2008 Guiffrida Presents a University Roundtable Discussion in Honor of Black History
11/13/2007 Guiffrida Leads Workshop on Counselor Supervision at Children’s Institute Conference
9/20/2007 Guiffrida Leads Discussion on Supporting Minority College Students
7/02/2007 Three Warner Faculty Earn Tenure, Promoted to Associate Professor
6/01/2007 Douthit, Guiffrida Featured in Counseling Today
4/23/2007 Guiffrida Receives American Counseling Association Award
8/01/2006 Warner Faculty Awarded More than $40,000 in Grants
Guiffrida Quoted in RBJ Story on the Use of Data Mining in Higher Ed

EDE423 Spirituality, Religion, and Healing in Counseling
ED430 College Retention: Theory, Research, and Practice
EDU457 Counseling Theory and Practice I
EDU460 Counseling Theory & Practice II
EDU470 Multicultural Perspectives in Counseling
ED483 Communication and Counseling Skills for Teachers, Administrators, and Other Helping Professionals
EDU514 Mind/Body Approaches to Healing Chronic Pain
EDU553 Counselor Supervision

African American Student Organizations As Agents of Social Integration
Client Pretreatment Characteristics as Predictors of Outcome in Brief Therapy for Bulimia
Counseling Deaf College Students: The Case of Shea
Deciding how much to share in class A study of the experiences of students of color enrolled in multicultual counseling courses.
Development and Validation of the Need for Relatedness at College Questionnaire (NRC-Q)
Friends from Home: Asset and Liability to African American College Students Attending a Predominantly White Institution - (2004) NASPA Journal
How Involvement in African American Student Organizations Supports and Hinders Academic Achievement - (2004) NACADA Journal
Othermothering as a Framework for Understanding African American Students' Definitions of Student-Centered Faculty - (2005) The Journal of Higher Education
Preparing and supporting African American college students
Preparing Rural Students for Large Colleges and Universities
Supporting and Retaining Students from Rural Home Communities
The African American Student Experience at Predominantly White Colleges: Implications for School and College Counselors
The Emergence Model: An Alternative Pedagogy for Facilitating Self-reflection and Theoretical Fit in Counseling Students
The Use of Metaphor in Clinical Supervision
To break away or strengthen ties to home: A complex question for African American students attending a predominantly White institution - (2005) Equity and Excellence in Education
Toward a Cultural Advancement of Tinto's Theory - (2006) The Review of Higher Education

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