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Drs. Andy Brown, Tiffany Rush-Wilson, and LoriAnn Stretch were named Outstanding Counseling Faculty by, a definitive resource for college leaders, faculty, and students researching online education. used the following criteria in choosing professors to include in this list:
   University Affiliation: These professors are all actively teaching and associated with counseling programs at accredited universities in the US.
   Publication: They have been widely published in peer-reviewed scholarly journals.
   Institutional and Peer Recognition: They have been recognized through research grants, teaching awards and honors, publishing, and service.
   Professional Commitment: They have also contributed to the field outside of their teaching obligations. They serve as program directors or deans, editors, board members, leaders, and community volunteers.

Named Outstanding Faculty by Online Education Research.

Projected Conferences and Appearances for 2020

The Association for Creativity in Counseling, National Conference
European Branch of the American Counseling Association, International Conference
Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference

Drs. Brown, Weiss and Spencer presented Using Metaphors to Destigmatize Mental Health Counseling to a Canadian program consisting of over 200 participants.

Dr. Brown presented Destigmatizing positive sexual relationships with survivors of sexual trauma to over 150 participants at the 2020 Chicago School Virtual Conference along with Beda Bjorn.


Dr. Brown worked with Dana Schaefer and Mallory Hardesty on an article for Traumaonline: The Newsletter of The International Trauma Training Institute, entitled Amygdala Focused anxiety: The command unit within”–2020-session.html?soid=1103816734864&aid=TW4fet8YfS0

Dr. Brown published an article intitled, “The existential wonderlands of wastelands of winter” with Heather Deschaine and Dana Schaefer for the INFOCHANGE: The Newsletter of the Association for Humanistic Counseling Association.

Dr. Brown and Dr. Susan Foster will have their book chapter, “Undercurrents and Riptides: Addressing End of Life Issues” published in 2020 within the second volume of Metaphors and Therapy: Enhancing Clinical Supervision and Education.