Research Focus: Currently, Dr. Vereen has a body of scholarly interests and work focused on humanism, advocacy, humor, group work, experiential learning, and clinical supervisor development.
COU 612 Introduction to Counseling
COU 614 Group Work in Counseling
COU 790 Clinical Internship
COU 910 Research Seminar
COU 950 Doctoral Internship
Dr. Vereen is the program coordinator for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling major and is a longstanding member of the American Counseling Association. He currently engages in professional and scholarly work focused on humanism as a central tenet of professional counseling, existentialism, humor in counseling, clinical supervisor development, group dynamics, and mindfulness within the small group experience. Recent publications by Dr. Vereen include: The Synonymic Nature of Professional Counseling and Humanism: Presuppositions That Guide Our Identities which was featured in a special issue of the Journal for Humanistic Counseling. As an educator, Dr. Vereen has teaching experience in group work, clinical practicum and clinical internship, advanced diversity, and introduction to counseling to name a few. He has held various leadership positions with the field of Professional Counseling and Counselor Education including serving as the Chair of the Western Region of the American Counseling Association.
Ph.D. University of Nevada, Reno, 2000 Counseling and Educational Psychology
M.A. University of Connecticut, 1997 Counseling Psychology
B.S. University of Connecticut, 1991 Exercise Science