Professional Bio

Education

  • PhD, Counselor Education & Supervision (CACREP Accredited), Marriage & Family emphasis, Doctoral Minor in Applied Statistics & Research Methods, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, 2007
  • Master of Science in Marital & Family Therapy (COAMFTE Accredited), Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, 1998
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 1992

ClinicalCredentials

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (Colorado license #560)
Professional  Memberships
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT), Clinical Member, Approved Supervisor
  • American Counseling Association (ACA) 2003-2009
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) 2003-2009

 

Research & Scholarship

     (Note: Prior to 2012 last name was Medina)

Recent Publications 

Medina, S. & Magnuson, S. (2009). 21st Century motherhood: Implications for counselors. Journal for Counseling and Development, 87, 90-96.

Recent Presentations 

Reynolds, J., Bennett, S., Sablatura, P., & Medina, S. (2009, October). The Eros of Community: Transforming the Landscape of Counselor Education Programs through Relational Leadership. Content session conducted at the annual conference of the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, San Diego, CA.

Bennett, S., & Medina, S. (2009, October). Staying Alive in Supervision: Navigating the Treacherous Whirlpool of Thinking, Feeling, and Willing. Poster session conducted at the annual conference of the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, San Diego, CA.

Medina, S., & Osterlund, L. (2009, March). Common Pitfalls of Novice Couples’ Counselors. Poster session conducted at the annual conference of the American Counseling Association, Charlotte, NC. 

Awards & Recognition

  • Regis University, Doctoral Studies Grant, 2006
  • Co-authored SPARC Grant “A Comparison of Clinical Training for Practicum: On-Site Counseling Lab vs. Off-Site Clinical Placement” - awarded $2,091 for technology equipment for practicum lab, 2006

Community Involvement & Service

Service to Profession
  • Commission on Admission for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), Site Visitor, 2010-present
Service to University
  • Regis University, School of Education & Counseling, Academic Committee Member, 2008-present
  • Regis University, Marriage and Family Therapy Committee Chair, 2009-present
  • Regis University, Marriage and Family Therapy Program Chair, 2007-present
  • Regis University, Marriage and Family Therapy Post-Graduate Certificate Committee, 2005-present