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Counselor Education

Richard D. Parsons, Ph.D.

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Richard D. Parsons HeadshotRICHARD D. PARSONS, PH.D.


B.A., Villanova University

M.A., Temple University

Ph.D., Temple University

Dr. Richard D. Parsons teaches courses including Counseling Theories, Consultation, Helping Skills, Field Experience and post-master's licensing courses. Professor Parsons has authored or co-authored over 80 professional articles and book chapters, including 33 books. In addition, he and his colleague, Dr. Naijian Zhang have created and edited a seminal series of over 20 texts for Sage Publications entitled “Counseling and Professional Identity in the 21st Century”. Dr. Parsons has been named a member of American Men and Women of Science and American Catholic Who's Who and received the Pennsylvania Counseling Association's Counselor of the Year award.


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