• Parsons walking at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation

    Grad student who lost sight finds hope in transforming rehabilitation for the blind

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    CECP Awards

    CECP proudly announces the recipients of this year’s awards and scholarships.

The mission of the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology (CECP) is to develop competent, ethical and culturally sensitive counselor education and counseling psychology professionals through graduate education and scholarship.

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Centers for Counseling and Psychological Services

The Centers for Counseling and Psychological Service are a service, training and research component of the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology.

About CECP

The Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology in the College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University offers degrees in the following areas:

Counselor Education

Counseling Psychology

Latest news

  • Counselor education professor named MAC Academic Leadership Development Program fellow

    Associate professor Dr. Glinda Rawls is one of four fellows to have been selected to represent Western Michigan University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Academic Leadership Program (ALDP). The fellowship provides an opportunity for WMU faculty to gain valuable knowledge and experience in academic leadership by working closely with select administrators from other colleges and universities in the MAC.

    Read more about the MAC ALDP

  • Drs. Bridget E. Weller, Carla Adkison-Johnson and Jennifer Harrison

    The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded Western Michigan University faculty members a grant of $1.92 million to support the development of a culturally and linguistically responsive behavioral health workforce. It is the third HRSA grant WMU has received in recent years to support behavioral health workforce development.

  • Robert Parsons walks alongside a volunteer holding onto a running tether.

    After losing his vision in a home invasion, Robert Parsons has found hope and purpose in helping others who experience blindness and low vision. He will receive master's degrees in rehabilitation counseling and vision rehabilitation therapy from Western and has aspirations to set the standard for training rehabilitation counselors.

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