Douglas A. Guiffrida PhD

Associate Professor - Counseling and Human Development, University of Rochester - Warner School of Education

Douglas Guiffrida teaches courses in counselor supervision, counseling theory and practice, college student retention, and counseling skills and communications techniques for teachers and administrators. He is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in New York State. His primary research focus is to understand the experiences of College Students of Color in order to more effectively support their college success. He also explores the use of constructivist pedagogical practices in counselor training and supervision. He is the author of over 30 articles and book chapters that have appeared in leading counseling and higher education publications. Guiffrida’s new book, Constructive Clinical Supervision in Counseling and Psychotherapy (Routledge), was published in January 2015. Guiffrida was the 2007 winner of the American Counseling Association’s Ralph F. Berdie Memorial Research Award, which recognizes innovative college student affairs research. He has served as associate editor for Best Practices for the Journal of Counseling Development.