Logan Marsh Lamprecht (Logan)
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 Title: Assistant Professor
 Dept: Counseling, Administration, Supervision & Adult Learning
 Office: JH 267
 Phone: 216-523-7146,  216-523-7146
 Email: L.LAMPRECHT@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 267, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
therapeutic letter writing; multicultural counseling; creative pedagogy; deconstruction of power in teacher-student and counselor-client relationships
 
Education:
Ph.D., Counseling and Human Development, Kent State University, 2011
M.Ed., Counseling, Idaho State University, 2007
B.A., English, Idaho State University, 2003
 
Brief Bio:
When I put my children to bed at night, they often ask, "Tell me a story about your childhood."  Initially, I thought this was very sweet.  Over time, I have learned that it is their ploy to drag on the bedtime routine and maintain connection with their father, who is often gone a lot.  So, I lay on the floor and think about memories that are typically funny - memories that usually have to do with one of my older brothers picking on me.  They think those memories are funny, and they laugh, and I like the sound of their laughter mixed with mine.  I have a lot of memories of childhood, and I think in some ways, keeping these memories alive through storytelling reminds me I have lived.  I find this feeling often with the people (clients) that I see in practice.  Their stories influence and enrich my life and hopefully, I am able to offer something meaningful into the relationship that they find useful in theirs.  I try to bring these experiences into the classroom.  I look forward to meeting you and experiencing (along with your peers) the things you will contribute to the classroom as well.  Perhaps, in some small way, our experiences together will contribute to both of us becoming increasingly compassionate, effective helpers in the lives of those persons we interact with therapeutically.  

I recently completed my Ph.D. in counselor education at Kent State University. My primary research interests are oriented around the use of relationship-centered counseling interventions to support clients in achieving improved well-being. I am also interested in the intersection between facilitative conditions in the counseling relationship with the world of education, creative pedagogy, and embodied learning.  I currently teach full time in the Counselor Education program at Cleveland State University, where I emphasize areas including: multicultural issues in psychotherapy, group therapy, addictions, counseling techniques, and gestalt therapy. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Ohio and currently work in private practice in Hudson, Ohio. My clinical specialty areas are working with couples and families, where he utilizes a systemic and interpersonal approach to address relational difficulties and to improve communication. I use a holistic approach to address the wellness needs of clients, including spiritual and emotional. My focus areas are working with clients struggling with sexual addiction, drug and alcohol-related difficulties, grief and loss, parent-child relationships, restoring intimacy in partner-relationships, and gender transition. I also have experience providing parent education workshops, individual and group therapy for men's issues, anger management counseling, and the use of creativity in therapy to promote client wellness. I have completed extensive research concerning the use of humanistically-oriented counseling letters to aid clients in between counseling sessions. When I am not busy with school and work, I enjoy spending time, laughing with my wife and three small children.
 
Creative and Activities:
Creative Gestalt Pedagogy in Counselor Education.
Small Group Training to facilitate Multicultural Competence in beginning counseling student experiences.
Phototherapy experiences to promote self-awareness in counselor development.
Bug-in-the-ear equipment to aid beginning counseling students: Live Supervision and the Use of a one way mirror.
 
Research Interests:
The use of small process groups in counselor training; humanistic pedagogical practices in counselor education; the use of humanistic-oriented letters in counseling, teaching, and supervision; multicultural issues, including perceived power-imbalances in the teacher-student relationship.
 
Teaching Areas:
Multicultural Counseling, Group Counseling, Family and Couples Therapy, Counseling Lab, Counseling Theories, Gestalt-Humanistic Therapy, Practicum and Internship, Clinical Supervision.
 
Professional Affiliations:
American Counseling Association (ACA)
Ohio Counseling Association (OCA)
Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES, RMACES, NCACES)
Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy (AAGT)
 
Professional Experience:
Professional Counselor since 2006 - Currently in private practice in Hudson, Ohio, where I see couples and adults experiencing problems of living.
Taught in the Community Counseling programs at Kent State University, John Carroll, and the College of Bahamas for the past four years.
 
University Service:
University Advising Committee along with advisory and supervisory responsibilities.
 
Professional Service:
Active chair in AAGT organization
 
Community Service:
Youth Opportunities Unlimited (a program for children in Urban Cleveland area that aids them in having access to opportunities that support them with career development)