I am a Professor of Psychology at the Columbus and Marion campuses of The Ohio State University. I attended the University of Akron for my undergraduate and graduate studies, earning my B.A. in Psychology in 1995, M.A. in Counseling Psychology in 1998, and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology in 2001. I completed my pre-doctoral internship at the counseling center at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. I joined the Department of Psychology at The Ohio State University as an Assistant Professor in 2001, received tenure and promotion to Associate Professor in 2007, and was promoted to Full Professor in 2013.