Sherdene A Simpson, Ph. D.
 Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
 Dept: Counseling, Administration, Supervision & Adult Learning
 Office: JH 279
 Phone: 216-687-5516,  216-523-7112
 Email: s.a.simpson7@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 279, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Systemic treatment, marriage and family therapy, clinical supervision, multiculturally informed clinical supervision, multiculturally informed MFT Supervision, and isomorphism in clinical supervision.
 
Education:
Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, concentration Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Akron, 2020
M.Ed., Community Counseling, Kent State University, 2007
M.Ed., Higher Education Administration, Kent State University, 1991
B.A., Sociology, Kent State University, 1989
 
Brief Bio:
Dr. Sherdene Simpson, is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Counselor Education at Cleveland State University. She has a strong background in administration, systemic clinical counseling, clinical supervision, and teaching. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, with Supervisory designation (LPCC-S), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (CHT), and Certified in Grief Recovery Methods with experience in community and private practice settings.  Dr. Simpson's clinical interest include incorporating systemic therapy to individuals, couples, and families. Her research interest include systemic treatment, marriage and family therapy, clinical supervision, multiculturally informed clinical supervision, and isomorphism in clinical supervision. Dr. Simpson is a certified trainer for PREPARE/ENRICH inventory and is currently completing training for the Gottman Institute Certification program.
 
Honors and Awards:
Youngstown State University - Distinguished Teaching Award - Part-Time Faculty
Youngstown State University, Chi Sigma Iota, Outstanding Faculty  
Golden Key National Honor Society    
Phi Lambda Theta Honor Society    
Outstanding Doctoral Student    
The University of Akron, Outstanding Service and Contributions-Division of Student Affairs
 
Research Interests:
Systemic treatment, marriage and family therapy, clinical supervision, multiculturally informed clinical supervision, and isomorphism in clinical supervision.
 
Teaching Areas:
Visiting Assistant Professor
Cleveland State University. Counseling, Administration, Supervision and Adult Learning, Cleveland, Ohio.
Core Counseling Classes
Adjunct Faculty    
Youngstown State University
Provide instruction for multi-culturally diverse undergraduate and graduate level students (tracks:  Addictions, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and School Counseling). Graduate courses taught include: Case Conceptualization, Treatment Planning and Supervision, Career Counseling, Counseling Methods, Diagnosis of Mental Disorders, Group Counseling Lab, Human Development and Family Systems, Human Growth and Development, Psychopharmacology for Treatment of Mental and Emotional Disorders, Practicum I, Practicum II, and Professional Orientation and Ethics.    

The University of Akron, Department of Associate Studies and School of Counseling, Akron, Ohio. January 2011- 2014.  Provided instruction for multi-culturally diverse undergraduate and graduate students. Graduate courses taught include: Addictions Counseling, Issues in Human Sexuality.
 
Professional Affiliations:
American Counseling Association  
Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
American Association of Marriage & Family Therapist ¿ Clinical Fellow
Chi Sigma Iota
Heart - Centered Hypnotherapies Association
International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors  
Ohio Counseling Association    
Ohio Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
Eastern Ohio Counseling Association
Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society
NAMI Greater Cleveland
 
Professional Experience:
ACADEMIC TEACHING POSITIONS
Visiting Assistant Professor
Cleveland State University. Counseling, Administration, Supervision and Adult Learning,
January 2021 - present
Adjunct Faculty
Youngstown State University, Department of Counseling, School Psychology and Educational Leadership, May 2012 - December 2020.
Doctoral Faculty Intern
Youngstown State University, Department of Counseling

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Relationship Enrichment, LLC (Private Practice) March 2019 - present

Recovery of Hope (Private Practice) May 2013 -April 2020

The University of Akron
August 2013 January 2014
Coordinator, Clinic for Individual and Family Counseling

THE WORD Church July 2007- August 2013
Director, Counseling and Small Groups Department
Summa St. Thomas Hospital September 2010 - August 2012
Akron, Ohio 44309
Family Medical Therapy - Clinical Residency


The University of Akron
Akron, Ohio 44325
Doctoral Advanced Practicum January 2008 - September 2010

Summa St. Thomas Hospital September 2010 -August 2012
Family Medical Therapy - Clinical Residency

Doctoral Advanced Practicum January 2008 - September 2010

ADMINISTRATION EXPERIENCE
THE WORD Church January 2005 - July 2007
Administrator and Division Leader
Kent State University, Trumbull Campus April 2002 - December 2004
Director, Office of Enrollment Management
The University of Akron July 1999 - April 2002
Director Office of Student Affairs and Assistant Project Director, Skills Enrichment & Retention Program for Nursing, College of Nursing.
Director, Office of Student Affairs, College of Nursing. February 1998 - June 1999
Assistant Director of Admission for Early Outreach, Office of Admissions. March 1996 - January 1998
Case Western Reserve University February 1994 - December 1995
Assistant Director of Admission, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.
Alcorn State University, School of Nursing September 1994
Consultant, OPTIONS Project ("Optional Program to Improve One's Nursing Success").

Cleveland State University July 1991 - January 1994
Counseling Specialist/Recruiter, Achieving Success in Nursing Project, Department of Nursing.
 
Professional Service:
Ohio Counseling Association, President, Eastern Ohio Counseling Association, current  
Ohio Counseling Association, Board Member, Archives Chairperson, 2011-2012    
Ohio Association of College Admissions Counseling, Human Relations Award, 1998
 
Community Service:
Executive Board Member, The Forgiving Church November 2013 - current
 
Research Grants:
Department of Health and Human Services -Nursing Education Opportunity Grant. (1998). Co-Investigator (funded $ 500,000)  
Department of Health and Human Services- Public Health Services. Disadvantaged Undergraduate and  
Graduate Student Grant. (1998) Co-Investigator. (funded $ 60,000)