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Dr. Alcia Freeman

Dr. Alcia Freeman
Assistant Professor


PhD Education: Counseling, Oakland University, 2018
MA Counseling, Oakland University, 2009
BS Clinical Laboratory Science, Eastern Michigan University, 1999


Dr. Alcia Freeman is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Michigan and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She has focused her career on promoting the mental health and academic advancement of underserved populations. Her current research agenda is focused on the development of counselors-in-training, multicultural counseling competence development, social justice, and belonging. She has experience providing individual, group, couple, and family counseling for adolescents and adults experiencing mood and anxiety disorders, grief and loss, identity issues, transitions in living, and relationship difficulties. Dr. Freeman is Past President of the Michigan Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (MACES), a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), and the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD). She takes an integrative and holistic approach to teaching, healing, and supervision. This allows her to meet the unique needs of the people she serves. Creating a supportive and collaborative environment that promotes awareness and growth is important to her. Dr. Freeman currently resides in Michigan with her husband and their two children.


Freeman, A., Darby, T., Lyons, M. (2018). On-Site Counseling Clinics: Models and Best Practices. North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference. Cleveland, OH.

Freeman, A. (2017). Exploring Stereotype Threat in Multicultural Counseling Courses. Third Annual Black Faculty Research Symposium. Rochester, MI.

Freeman, A. (2015). Racial Trauma and African American Adolescent Males. Michigan Student Success Conference. Rochester, MI.

Freeman, A., Butler, S. K., Dean, A. (2014). Social Justice and Treating Racial-Trauma in African-American Adolescent Males. North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference. St. Louis, MO.

Smith, L.S., Freeman, A., & Smith, G. (2013). The Power of Mentorship in the Lives of African-American Women in Doctoral Programs to Improve the Human Condition.  International Black Doctoral Network Inaugural Conference. Philadelphia, PA                                                                                                                                   

Chaney, M. P., Crockett, S. A., Binkley, E. E., Bornsheuer, J. N., & Freeman, A. (2013, October). The influence of sexism in the professional and personal lives of women counselor educators. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Denver, CO.