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Dr. Colleen Grunhaus

Dr. Colleen Grunhaus
Director of MA Clinical Experiences
Off Campus

PhD Counselor Education, William and Mary, 2018
MA Community Counseling, Regent University, 2011
BA Pastoral Care, Oral Roberts University, 2006

Dr. Colleen Grunhaus is an Assistant Professor at University of the Cumberlands and is thrilled to have joined UC in January of 2019. Dr. Grunhaus teaches Marriage and Family Counseling, Family and Addictions Treatment, and Theories of Counseling at UC. Dr. Grunhaus is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia and North Carolina, and her clinical experience includes In-Home Therapy, Residential Treatment, and Clinical Director of a Family Counseling clinic. Clinical interests includes trauma, self-harm, anxiety, and depression; and clinical orientation includes Gestalt Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Structural Family Therapy. Research interests include counselor and organizational wellness, servant leadership, and moral distress. Dr. Grunhaus lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband and Labrador, and enjoys yoga and hiking.

Publications/Presentations/Lectures: Publications: 
Honderich, E., Grunhaus, C. M., & Martin, C. (in press). Workplace aggression and organizational values in the counseling profession: A descriptive analysis. Counseling and Values.

Grunhaus, C. M., Tuazon, V. E., Gonzalez, E., & Wagner, N. J. (2018). A counselor education case study: The counselor value-based conflict model in action. Counseling and Values, 63(2), 164-179.

McAdams, C. R., Foster, V. A., Tuazon, V. E., Kooyman, B. A., Gonzalez, E., Grunhaus, C. M.…Wagner, N. J. (2017). In-session therapist actions for improving client retention in family therapy: Translating empirical research into clinical practice. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 28(3), 1-19.

Martin, C., Honderich, E., & Grunhaus, C. M. (March 2019). Workplace aggression and organizational values in the counseling profession: A descriptive analysis. American Counseling Association, New Orleans, LA.

Tuazon, V., Grunhaus, C. M., & Gonzalez, E. (July 2018). Using the CVCM to Resolve Value-based Ethical Dilemmas: A Counselor Education Case Study. Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling, Dallas, TX.
Grunhaus, C. M. & Tuazon, V. (October 2017). Trauma-Informed Counselors: Integrating Trauma Competencies into Counselor Education. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Chicago, IL.

Wagner, N., Grunhaus, C. M., & Tuazon, V. (March 2017). It Happened…Now What?: Effective and Ineffective Responses to Client Suicide. American Counseling Association, San Francisco, CA.