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Graduate Education|Department of Professional Studies

Counseling Faculty



Mary Alice Bruce

Mary Alice Bruce, Department Chair, Professor; School Counseling Program Coordinator

Dr. Bruce researches spiritual exploration and development across childhood and adolescence, counseling children & adolescents especially related to attachment issues, and more. | 307-766-6819

Kara Carnes-Holt

Kara Carnes-Holt, Assistant Professor; Play Therapy Program Coordinator; Internship Program Coordinator

Dr. Carnes-Holt researches Play Therapy and expressive art interventions that utilize the therapeutic relationship as the primary and foundational agent of change for children, adolescents and their families. | 307-766-5329

Deborah McGriff

Deborah McGriff, Associate Professor; Counseling

Dr. McGriff researches the influence of attachment styles in parenting and in working with adolescents, multicultural training for counselors and ethnic/racial identity development in adolescents. | 307-766-2370

Michael  Morgan

Michael Morgan, Associate Professor; Early Childhood Mental Health Coordinator

Dr. Morgan researches counselor supervision and training Play Therapy, early childhood mental health and couple and family therapy. | 307-766-7657

Lay-nah Blue Morris-Howe

Lay-nah Blue Morris-Howe, Assistant Professor, Doctoral Program Coordinator

Dr. Morris-Howe researches the impact of cultural education within families and how this influences the ethnic identity development of children, as well as how varying family compositions impact this development. | 307-766-3123

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