MA in Counseling

Faculty

Annmarie Early
Professor

Annmarie Early received her Master of Science and Ph.D. in Marital and Family Therapy and Master of Arts in Christian Leadership from Fuller Graduate School/Seminary. She is licensed as a Marriage and Family therapist in California and Virginia and is in private practice in Harrisonburg offering individual and couple counseling. Her academic scholarship and clinical practice are informed by affective neuroscience and attachment theory, as well as the importance of embodied, experiential practices in creating change. Annmarie has specialized training in depth psychologies and works with dreams, myth and story in her personal and professional life as a way of listening deeply to the song of the soul. Annmarie is a certified Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) Trainer and Supervisor and continues to offer training, enrichment and supervision from this perspective. Prior to accepting a faculty position at EMU, Annmarie served as Assistant Adjunct professor in the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy at Fuller Graduate School .

David Glanzer
Professor

David Glanzer received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Utah, with a specialization in psycholinguistics and child language development. His broader scholarly interests are in the philosophy and psychology of mind. A professor in the counseling program since its inception, David has interests in teaching and research on implicit process in mental health counseling, including empathy and the use of the technique of focusing to enhance client and therapist awareness. Personal interests include boatbuilding, sailing, and birding.

Teresa Haase
Associate Professor

Teresa J. Haase earned a BA in English and Secondary Education and an MA and EdS in Counseling Psychology from James Madison University. She holds a PhD in Counseling from The George Washington University. Teresa is licensed as a professional counselor in Virginia and an Approved Clinical Supervisor through the National Board for Certified Counselors. Her clinical, research and teaching interests include the integration of the expressive arts, specifically poetry and metaphor; grief and loss, counselor formation and pedagogy and supervision. Prior to joining the faculty at EMU, Teresa taught high school English and served as an instructor for the Counseling Psychology program at James Madison University. She and her husband live in Harrisonburg with their two children.

Cheree Hammond
Assistant Professor

Cheree` Hammond received a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Virginia and an MA and Ed.S. in Counseling Psychology from James Madison University. More recently she completed a certification in Mindfulness and Psychotherapy from the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. Her counseling experience includes work with children and adolescents and their families, with an emphasis on children with disabilities. Cheree’s counseling, teaching and research interests include multicultural intervention, contemplative psychotherapy and supervision practices. Prior to accepting a position at EMU, Cheree` served as a graduate instructor at James Madison University’s Counseling Psychology program. Cheree` enjoys yoga, meditation and watching sci-fi with her husband, Scott, and two children, Adriana and Neil.

Nate Koser
Assistant Professor

Nate Koser earned his BS in psychology and MA in counseling from Eastern Mennonite University. He earned a PhD in psychology at Saybrook University in San Francisco, California. Nate is a Lacanian psychoanalyst in continual formation. Nate is a member of the Lacanian Forum of Washington D.C. He also works closely with the Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups (APW), as well as Das Unbehagen: A Free Association for Psychoanalysis. Nate provides psychoanalysis and psychotherapy at Aporia Counseling & Psychotherapy, PLLC in Harrisonburg, VA. A wide foundation in psychoanalysis, psychology, and the humanities influences his work from a psychoanalytic approach. Nate’s research interests include: Freudian/Lacanian psychoanalysis, critical theory, gender and sexuality studies, philosophy of mind, psychology, trauma, ethics, and attempting to forward a psychoanalytic articulation of human-to-human relationships.

Adjunct Faculty

Staff

Kristy Koser
Counselor
Administrative Assistant
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