Donna M. Gibson PhD

Associate Professor & Program Coordinator, Counselor Education, Virginia Commonwealth University

Dr. Donna Gibson is an Associate Professor of Counselor Education at Virginia Commonwealth University and CSI member since 1997 when she studied counseling and counselor education in her doctoral program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Not surprising, her research interests as a counselor and counselor educator have included professional identity development and leadership. These interests grew from her involvement in her own CSI chapter activities, as well as committee and leadership activities with CSI International. She has authored numerous journal articles, book chapters, and books, and has presented regionally, nationally, and internationally. Donna has served as president of the Association of Assessment in Counseling and Education (currently, AARC-division of the American Counseling Association). Currently, she serves as the ACA Governing Council Representative for AARC and is the current editor of the CSI Exemplar.