Eric T. Beeson PhD

Core Faculty, The Family Institute at Northwestern University

Eric Beeson is a core faculty member in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at Northwestern University. He completed his master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from West Virginia University and doctoral degree in Counselor Education from Ohio University. Eric has a long history of conference presentations, peer-reviewed publications, and grant awards focusing on the infusion of neuroscience in counseling research and practice. His current research focuses on the development of neuroscience-informed cognitive behavioral therapy (nCBT), awareness and application of the Research Domain Criteria of the National Institute of Mental Health in counseling research, prediction of neuroscience attitudes, knowledge, and myths, ethical applications of neuroscience, and neuroscience case conceptualizations of mental health conditions. Eric is also the founder of the Brainstorm Neurocounseling community, the current President-Elect of AMHCA, and the founding co-Associate Editor of the “Neurocounseling” section of the Journal of Mental Health Counseling.