Meet our Faculty

The Department of Human Development Counseling currently includes


Full-Time Faculty

 

Dr. Timothy Hakenewerth, LPC (MO), NCCPicture of Dr. Hakenewerth
Lecturer
Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling Area Co-Coordinator
Ph.D., Idaho State University

Areas of Specialization: Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling; Counselor Development; Clinical Supervision; ESAs in Mental Health; Reflecting Teams; Group work; Ethics; and Helping Relationships/Skill Development

E-mail: thake2@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-8151
Office: BRK 336


Dr. James Klein, LPC Image of Dr. Jim Klein
Associate Professor
School Counseling Area Coordinator
Department Admissions Coordinator
Ed.D., Northern Illinois University

E-mail: jklei4@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-6883
Office: BRK 348


Ann McCaughanDr. Ann McCaughan, LCPC, NCC
Associate Professor & Department Chair
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Area Co-Coordinator
Ph.D., Idaho State University

Areas of Specialization: Mental Health Counseling; Human Growth and Development; Helping Relationships/Skill Development; Student Affairs;
Technology in Counseling and Counselor Training; Gatekeeping

E-mail: amcca7@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-8565
Office: BRK 359


Dr. Tiffany Nielson, LPC, NCCPhoto of Dr. Nielson
Associate Professor
Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling Co-Coordinator
Ph.D., Idaho State University

Areas of Specialization: Marital, Couple, and Family Counseling; Mentoring in Counselor Education; Child and Adolescent Counseling; Child Sexual Abuse; Religion and Spirituality in Counseling and Counselor Training

E-mail: tniel3@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-8521
Office: BRK 358


Photograph of Dr. ThompsonDr. Holly Thompson, LCPC
Associate Professor
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Area Co-Coordinator
Ph.D., Idaho State University

Areas of Specialization: Community and Mental Health Counseling Supervision; Professional Counselor Identity; Multi-and trans-cultural Counseling; GBLTQ;
Human Sexuality

E-mail: hthom2@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7568
Office: BRK 348


Clinical Instructors

Ms. Karen Lee, M.A.KarenLee
M.A., University of Illinois Springfield

Areas of Specialization: Art Therapy; Trauma; Schizophrenia; Assertive Community Treatment; Neurobiology of Psychotherapy

E-mail: klee001s@uis.edu
Phone: 206-8490
Office: BRK 335


Emeritus Faculty

Dr. Barbara Hartman
Dates of Service: August 1973 – August 1993

 


 

Dr. William Abler
Dates of Service: January 1994 – August 2018

Email: wable1@uis.edu


Adjunct Faculty

Mr. Martin Michelsonmlm 02
M.A., University of Illinois at Springfield

Areas of Specialization: Adolescence; Abused and Neglected Youth; Couples Therapy

Email: mmich1@uis.edu
Phone: 217-525-7757 x 226
Office: BRK 332


Dr. Leigh SteinerLeigh Steiner
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Areas of Specialization: Community Counseling; Ethics; Policy and Administration; Organizational Development; Appreciative Inquiry

Email: lsteiner123@hotmail.com
Office: BRK 332


Mr. J. Graham Thompson, LMFTGraham (318x450)
M.A., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Counselor Education)

Areas of Specialization: Individual, Couples, and Family Therapy; Certified Gottman Therapist; Certified Gottman Trainer; Prepare-Enrich Seminar Director

E-mail: jthom24@uis.edu
Office: BRK 332


In Memoriam

Dr. Robert J. Crowley
Dates of Service:
August 1970 – December 1999

Dr. James J. Pancrazio
Dates of Service:
August 1971 – May 1999

Dr. M’Lou Burnett-Dixon
Dates of Service:
August 1972 – August 1992

Dr. Jack Genskow
Dates of Service:
January 1978 –  August 1996

Dr. Nithya Karuppaswamy
Dates of Service:
August 2005 – May 2013