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Dr. Diana DoumasDr. Diana Doumas – Director:  Professor and Chair of Counselor Education, Dr. Doumas is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Idaho and a Licensed Psychologist in Idaho and California. 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 students, high school students, and young adults.

Contact Information
Office: Education Building 610
Phone: 208-426-2646
Email: dianadoumas@boisestate.edu
Vitae of Dr. Diana Doumas

 Dr. Susan EspDr. Susan Esp – Training Coordinator:  Dr. Esp has worked at Boise State University since 2000.   She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Certified GAIN Trainer and GAIN Interviewer.  Dr. Esp’s research and teaching specialties lie in the discipline of addiction studies, prevention, and intervention. Publications and presentations related to her specialties involve chemical dependence and addiction in youth, implementing substance abuse prevention programs, behavioral health as a public health issue and the integration of mental health and substance abuse services.

Contact Information
Office: HSRV 110
Phone: 208-426-3970
Email: susanesp@boisestate.edu
Vitae of Dr. Susan Esp
 

Dr. MillerDr. Miller – Assistant Professor of Counselor Education:  Dr. Miller is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Addiction Program Coordinator for the Department of Counselor Education.  Dr. Miller’s clinical background includes work in community agencies and private practice, primarily working with at-risk populations.  Dr. Miller specializes in applying principles of neurobiology within counseling to address a wide range of developmental and clinical concerns, including addiction, anxiety, trauma, and interpersonal distress.  In collaboration with a team of scholars from across the United States, she helped develop a treatment manual for neuroscience-informed cognitive behavioral therapy (nCBT) and provided a grant-funded training to clinicians in Idaho.  Dr. Miller’s research interests include developing and evaluating neuroscience-informed interventions within school and addiction treatment settings.

Contact Information
Office: Education Building 613  
Phone: 208-426-1307
Email: raissamiller@boisestate.edu
Vitae of Dr. Raissa Miller
 

Regina MoroDr. Moro – Assistant Professor of Counselor Education: Dr. Regina Moro serves as the Community and Legislative Liaison for the Institute for the Study of Behavioral Health and Addiction.  In this role she seeks to establish and maintain relationships with community members, organizations, and legislative representatives to monitor and advocate for issues related to behavioral health.  She is an Assistant Professor in Counselor Education at Boise State, and received her PhD in Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  Dr. Moro is licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor (Idaho), a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (North Carolina), and is a National Certified Counselor.  Her clinical passion involves work with crisis and trauma, including a focus on addiction with individuals and families.  

Contact Information
Office: Education Building 614
Phone: 208-426-3204
Email: reginamoro@boisestate.edu
Vitae of Dr. Regina Moro
 
 Teri CarriganTeri Carrigan – Director, Idaho RADAR Center:  Teri Carrigan has been the director of the Idaho Regional Alcohol Drug Awareness Resource (RADAR) Center at Boise State University since July 2011. The mission of the center is to provide free resources for drug prevention and addiction treatment to residents of Idaho. Teri has a master’s degree in experimental psychology/biopsychology with an emphasis in animal models of learning. She has eight years of experience as a program evaluator and contract monitor for federally funded HIV prevention programs. In this position she conducted all levels of data collection and analysis for programs implementing evidenced based behavioral interventions to prevent HIV. As an HIV prevention program specialist, she also worked with local communities and the Idaho Advisory Council on HIV and AIDS to develop a statewide comprehensive plan to address HIV prevention and treatment. She has also worked in the addictions field and can claim to be one of the first case managers to work in an intensive outpatient treatment program in Idaho.
Contact Information
Office: CA 100
Phone: 208-426-4105
Email: tericarrigan@boisestate.edu
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