LaCretisha McDole

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LaCretisha McDole
Faculty Specialist, Clinical Coordinator, Director, Center for Counseling and Psychological Services-Kalamazoo
(269) 387-5112
3521 Sangren Hall, Mail Stop 5226
Mailing address: 
Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5226 USA
  • Ph.D., Western Michigan University
  • M.A., Western Michigan University
  • B.S., Western Michigan University
Research interests: 
  • Preparing Counselor Education Students for the Professoriate
  • College Student Development and College Counseling
  • Career Development of Diverse Populations

Dr. LaCretisha McDole joined the Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology Department at Western Michigan University (WMU) as a Faculty Specialist and Clinical Coordinator in the Fall of 2022. Dr. McDole, a three-time alumna of WMU, earned her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision. Dr. McDole is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and Limited Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LLMFT) in the State of Michigan. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. McDole served in various positions in career services and student affairs in higher education.