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Dr. Aida Midgett : Interim Chair, Associate Professor

Dr. Aida Midgett

Interim Chair, Associate Professor

(208) 426-1214

aidamidgett@boisestate.edu

Dr. Aida Midgett is an Interim Chair and an Associate Professor in the Department of Counselor Education at Boise State University. Born and raised in Brazil, she has been residing in the United States since 1991. Dr. Midgett obtained her doctoral degree in Educational Psychology/Counseling Psychology emphasis and her masters in Community Counseling from Northern Arizona University. Her professional background includes behavioral health and school-based research, training counselor education students, and evaluating service-learning projects related to multicultural training. Dr. Midgett has also worked as a clinician in university, agency, and in-patient mental health hospital settings. Currently her research focuses on evaluating a brief, bystander bullying intervention program in K-12 settings.

Dr. Diana Doumas : Professor and Chair of Counselor Education and Director for the Institute for the Study of Addiction

Dr. Diana Doumas

Professor and Chair of Counselor Education and Director for the Institute for the Study of Addiction

(208) 426-2646

dianadoumas@boisestate.edu

Professor and Chair of Counselor Education and Director for the Institute for the Study of Behavioral Health and Addiction,  Dr. Doumas is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Psychologist in Idaho. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, and Research Society on Alcoholism. Her experience includes both individual and couples counseling for clients with substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and interpersonal concerns. She specializes in empirically based interventions and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Her research interests include substance abuse prevention and intervention, with a focus on harm reduction and online interventions for high-risk college and high school students.

Dr. Raissa Miller : Assistant Professor

Dr. Raissa Miller

Assistant Professor

(208) 426-1307

raissamiller@boisestate.edu

Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Addiction Counseling Cognate, Dr. Raissa Miller, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Idaho and Texas. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, Idaho Mental Health Counselors Association, and the Global Association of Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies. Before joining the faculty at Boise State University, Dr. Miller practiced counseling in community agencies and private practice. Although she has been trained to see individuals across the lifespan, she primarily works with individual adults and couples. Dr. Miller specializes in applying principles of neurobiology within counseling to address a wide range of developmental and clinical concerns, including anxiety, addiction, trauma, and interpersonal distress. Her research interests include understanding the impact of integrating and teaching principles of interpersonal neurobiology to students, practitioners, and clients, as well as developing community-based research initiatives in substance abuse treatment.

Dr. Laura Gallo : Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the School Counseling Cognate

Dr. Laura Gallo

Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the School Counseling Cognate

(208) 426-1209

lauragallo@boisestate.edu

Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the School Counseling Cognate, Dr. Laura Gallo is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Idaho, Licensed School Counselor in Iowa, and a Nationally Certified Counselor through the NBCC. She received her M.A. in School Counseling and Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision through the University of Iowa. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors, the American School Counseling Association, the American Association of Suicidology, and the Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling. Dr. Gallo taught for eight years as a bilingual elementary educator in rural, predominately Latino communities in Iowa. More recently, she practiced as a high school counselor for ten years before coming to Boise State University. Her research interests include suicide prevention and assessment, school counseling supervision, and the effects of social media on child and adolescent development.

Dr. Regina Moro : Assistant Professor

Dr. Regina Moro

Assistant Professor

(208) 426-3204

reginamoro@boisestate.edu

Assistant Professor in Counselor Education, Dr. Regina Moro received her PhD in Counseling  from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with an emphasis in Multicultural Counseling.  She received a graduate certificate from UNC Charlotte in Substance Abuse Counseling, and an MS in Community Counseling from Syracuse University.  She is an active member of the American Counseling Association, the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, and the International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors.  Dr. Moro is licensed as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (FL), a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (NC), and is a National Certified Counselor.  Her clinical passion involves work with crisis and trauma, including a focus on addiction with individuals and families.  Dr. Moro’s scholarship is focused on counselor education, brief counseling, and addictions prevention and intervention.

Kristin Batten : Administrative Assistant

Kristin Batten

Administrative Assistant

(208) 426-1219

kristinbatten@boisestate.edu
Lauren Moore : Master's Graduate Assistant

Lauren Moore

Master's Graduate Assistant

(208) 426-1218

counseloreducation@boisestate.edu
Rhiannon Trull : Master's Graduate Assistant

Rhiannon Trull

Master's Graduate Assistant

(208) 426-1218

counseloreducation@boisestate.edu