Stacey A Litam, Ph.D., LPCC-s, NCC, CCMHC
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 Title: Assistant Professor
 Dept: Counseling, Administration, Supervision & Adult Learning
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 Email: s.litam@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Stacey_Diane_Lita
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 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. , Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Human trafficking, sex trafficking, human sexuality, asian, AAPI, Asian American, diversity, racism, racial trauma, LGBTQ, clinical counseling
 
Education:
Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, Kent State University, 2018
M.A., Clinical Mental Health Counseling, John Carroll University, 2014
B.S., Psychology, John Carroll University, 2009
 
Brief Bio:
Stacey Diane A. Litam, Ph.D. (she, her, hers) is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC-s), Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and Nationally Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC) with experience in agency, college, non-profit and community mental health settings. Dr. Litam currently works in a non-profit private practice where she provides counseling services to survivors of sex trafficking, sexual trauma survivors, and LGBTQ+ clients. She is a researcher, educator, and social justice advocate on topics related to human trafficking, human sexuality, LGBTQ+ concerns, diversity, and Asian American and Pacific Islander issues. Dr. Litam regularly facilitates educational workshops on state, national, and international levels and she is an active member of the American Counseling Association and the National Board for Certified Counselors. Her work has been published in the Journal of Counseling & Development, the International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, The Professional Counselor, The Journal of Counseling Sexology & Sexual Wellness, The Journal of Mental Health Counseling, The Journal of Sexual Aggression, and the Journal of Child Sexual Abuse.
 
Honors and Awards:
National Awards and Fellowships

2020 - Outstanding Scholar in Research Award, National Board for Certified Counselors

2019 - Outstanding Service to Specialized Populations Award, National Board for Certified Counselors

2018 - Humanistic Dissertation Award, Association for Humanistic Counselors

2017 - Mary Smith Arnold Anti-Oppression Award, Counselors for Social Justice

2017 - Humanistic Advocacy and Social Justice Award, Association for Humanistic Counseling

2016 - Doctoral Minority Fellow, The National Board of Certified Counselors

2016 - `Ohana Honors Award, Counselors for Social Justice

2014 - Emerging Leader Award, The Association for Humanistic Counseling

State and Regional Awards

2020 - Charles "Chuck" Weaver Award, Ohio Counseling Association

2019 - Herman J. Peter Award, Ohio Counseling Association

2018 - David K. Brooks Award, Kent State University.

2017 - Lillian Friedman Scholarship, Kent State University

2017 - Outstanding Instructor Award, Cleveland State University

2016 - Graduate Student Award, Ohio Counseling Association

2016 - Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, Ohio Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

2016 - Movers and Shakers Award, Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club
 
Research Interests:
Dr Litam's research topics are diverse and include topics related to human trafficking, human sex trafficking, human sexuality, Asian American and Pacific Islander concerns, and the phenomenological experiences of individuals with intersecting marginalized identities.
 
Teaching Areas:
CNS 706: Psychopathology
CNS 709: Psychopharmacology
CNS 680: Practicum
CNS 504: Social and Cultural Foundations in Counseling
CNS 712: Theories of Personality
CNS 505: Appraisal in Counseling
CNS 632: Human Sexuality for Counselors
CNS 623: Group Counseling
CNS 622: Individual Theories in Counseling
CNS 529: Intro to Clinical Mental Health Counseling
 
Professional Affiliations:
American Association for Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists
Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC)
Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ)
International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC)
Ohio Counseling Association (OCA)
American Counseling Association (ACA)
Kappa Sigma Upsilon, Chi Sigma Iota
Association for Humanistic Counseling (AHC)
Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD)
 
Professional Experience:
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Supervisor
Moore Counseling & Mediation INC (2014 - present)
Pals for Healing (2020 - present)
 
University Service:
Dean's Diversity Council
 
Professional Service:
2019 - Present: NBCC Fellowship Mentor

2019 - Present: NNCC Item Writer for the National Counselor Examination (NCE)

July 2018 - Present: Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Counseling and Development

April 2018: Professional Subject Matters Expert for the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

July 2017 - July 2019: Governing Council Member of the American Counseling Association