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Dr. Damon Chambers is a seasoned counselor with over 15 years of experience in roles clinical mental health counselor, school counselor, rehabilitation counselor, and educator. Dr. Chambers has taught as an adjunct professor at Walden University, Salve Regina University, California School of Professional Psychology, and Yorkville University in Toronto, Canada.

Originally from Jamaica, Dr. Chambers worked as a school counselor before migrating to the United States. Dr. Chambers' research interests encompass school counseling, mental health counseling, and counselor education, focusing on areas such as social justice advocacy, multicultural counseling development, international student transition, and the academic achievement of Black boys, as well as the childhood sexual abuse of Black boys and the mentoring and training of Black men for the counselor education and supervision professorate.
Dr. Chambers is passionate about preparing the next generation of counselor educators to continue training both master-level clinicians and doctoral-level counselor educators. He teaches from a person-centered model and supervises from an Integrated Developmental Model (IDM). 
Dr. Chambers' commitment to positive social change, collaboration, and advocacy is evident in his classrooms, as students are encouraged to collaborate on assignments that involve advocating for the needs of their clients and communities. He is also actively involved in research mentoring, supporting and guiding students and professionals in their research endeavors. 
Additionally, he works in private practice and has recently launched Dr. Damon Speaks, a platform for sharing his insights and expertise in the field of counseling.

Passionate about giving back to his community and advocating for equitable mental health care, Dr. Chambers' is dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of individuals and the broader society. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, working out, cooking, reading, and watching TV.

PhD Counselor Education and Supervision, Walden University, 2023 
MA Counselor Education School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health, Western Michigan University 2015
MA Vision Rehabilitation Therapy, Western Michigan University, 2014 
BSc School Counseling, The Mico University College- Jamaica, 2011

  • Chambers, D.D. Perceived multicultural self-efficacy as a predictor of competency in social justice advocacy among U.S. school counselor.
  • Chambers, D. D. Deep river: Trauma, triggers, and treatment of Black male survivors of childhood sexual abuse. 
  • Chambers, D. D. Caribbean students transitioning to U.S. colleges & universities: An exploration through Schlossberg's Unique Transition Model. 
  • Chambers, D. D. & Carter-Morrison, S. (2023). Person-centered approach for in-person & online classroom for equity, diversity, inclusion, and antiracism work. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Denver, Colorado.
  • Carter-Morrison, S., & Chambers, D. D. (2021). Facilitating social change through person-centered teaching and learning. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference: Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Chambers, D. D. (2019). Culturally responsive therapeutic interventions for boys and men of color who have experienced childhood sexual trauma. National Black Social Workers Convention, Atlanta Georgia.
  • Anderson, M. L., Daniels, C., & Chambers, D. D. (2018). International students in counselor education: Cultural responsiveness for coping and advocacy. North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Cleveland, Ohio. 
  • Multicultural and Social Justice Advocacy
  • Research Mentoring
  • International Students in Transition
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse 
     

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