Robert Elliott Ingersoll, Dr.
 Title: Professor
 Dept: Counseling, Administration, Supervision & Adult Learning
 Office: JH 278
 Phone: 216-687-4605
 Fax: 216-687-4613
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 278, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Psychopharmacology, Ego Development, Spirituality, Spiritual interventions, Integral Psychotherapy
Ph.D., Counselor Education, Kent State University, 1995
M.S., Counseling, Youngstown State University, 1987
B.A., Psychology, Youngstown State University, 1985
Brief Bio:
Elliott Ingersoll is a psychologist and licensed clinical counselor in Ohio. He is professor  of Counseling and Chairperson of the CASAL Department at Cleveland State University. He has authored or co-authored seven books and over thirty articles and book chapters on topics as diverse as integrating Integral theory into training mental health professionals, psychopharmacology, and spiritual approaches to counseling.

Dr. Ingersoll consults with The Center for Leadership Maturity which uses Jane Loevinger's Ego Development theory to assist organizations.  He has studied and practiced Eastern and Western spiritual and physical practices. He also works as a musician part time in NE Ohio and has recently begun exploring theater.
Honors and Awards:
Merit Pay, Cleveland State University: 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; 2014; 2015; 2016, 2017

2000, Distinguished Faculty Award Cleveland State University

1999 Merit Bonus Pay for Technology in Teaching, Cleveland State University

1998 Technology Award, College of Education

1997 Faculty/Staff Professional Development Award with Dr. Elizabeth Welfel

1995 College of Education Student Leadership Award, Kent State University.

Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling, National Research Grant for Spiritual Well-Being Scale, 1994.

Kent State University College of Education Award for Scholarship, Leadership, and Service, May, 1992.
Creative and Activities:
Life is a creative activity. I try to balance peer-reviewed research writing with books and presentations to keep allow ideas to writhe with life rather than get smothered in the academic killing jar of professional journals. My musical work includes solo work on guitars, vocals and percussion. I released a solo CD in 2013 called "American Infidel" and the songs focus on the FreeThought movement of the 19th century.
Research Interests:
Spirituality and Counseling/Psychotherapy
Ego Development
Integral Psychotherapy
Teaching Areas:
Theories of Counseling & Psychotherapy
Integral Theory
Counseling & Spirituality
Multicultural Counseling
Group Counseling
Professional Affiliations:
American Psychological Association
American Counseling Association
Council on Spiritual Practices
Association for Transpersonal Psychology
Council on Entheogens
Professional Experience:
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Higher Ed Administration
Higher Ed Teaching
Psychotherapy Private Practice
University Service:
CASAL Chairperson 2000-2007

Dissertation Committees:
Chairperson of 9 committees
Co-chair of 1 committee
Member of 12 committees
College of Education & Human Services Visiting Committee, 2000-2006
College of Education & Human Services Executive Council, 2000-2006
Continuing Education Program Review Committee, 2003-present
Doctoral Studies Committee, 2002-2006
Counseling Psychology Specialization
University Committee on Academic Space, 1996-1998
College of Ed. Committee on Grants and Extramural Funding, 1997-2003
College of Ed. Technology Committee, 1998-2003
12 search committees: 1996-2001
Professional Service:
Editor: Counseling and values, 2001 to 2010.
Editor: Essential Psychopharmacology. 2007-2010

Guest Editor:

Counseling & Values; Special Issue on Client's Spiritual Experiences Summer 1999
Counseling & Values, Special Issue on Integral Theory (due out Fall 2006)

President, Ohio Association for Spiritual, Ethical, Religious, and Value Issues in Counseling 2000-2001.

Chapter Advisor: Chi Sigma Iota, Chi Sigma Upsilon chapter, Cleveland State University, 2000-2002; 2003-2005, 2017-present

Admissions Coordinator, School and Agency Counseling Programs, 1997-present

Internship Coordinator, School and Agency Counseling Program, 1996-1999

Consultant: Cleveland City Schools (group counseling approaches)

Consultant: Gilmour Academy (group facilitation skills)
Community Service:
Consultant: Cleveland Schools, Lakewood Schools, Gilmour Academy, Kaiser Heath Services