Ph.D. Human Development: Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2009; M.A., Marriage and Family Therapy, Alliant International University San Diego, CA, 2004; B.A., Psychology, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, 1999.
Marriage and Family Therapy Theories/Models; Group Psychotherapy; Human Sexuality in Counseling; Fieldwork and Supervision; and Families Across the Lifecycle.
Exploring parent child relationships between interracial couples and their biracial children, specifically how the intersections of race, class, and gender influence the biracial identity development process. Cultural and diversity issues as they relate to counseling and supervision, and the diversity within the field of marriage and family therapy in general.
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Miller, J. K., & Stone, D. J. (2011). The Voices of Family Therapy Doctoral Students of Color: Aspirations and Factors Influencing Careers in Academia, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 39(2), 101-113.
"This study examines key factors influencing career aspirations of doctoral students of color from family therapy doctoral programs across the country, with a special focus on factors influencing the choice to pursue an academic career. Qualitative interviews with students at varying levels of degree completion revealed factors influencing career aspiration. Respondents discussed their views regarding the barriers to careers in academia as well as suggestions for overcoming those barriers."