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Dr. Laura Schmuldt

Dr. Laura Schmuldt
Title:
Associate Professor
Phone:
910-409-7773
Bio:

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Counselor Education & Supervision, University of Central Florida, 2006
M.A., Community Counseling, Northeastern Illinois University, 2001
B.A., Psychology, University of Illinois, 1998

BIO

Dr. Schmuldt has taught for the University of the Cumberlands since 2014, and became a full-time faculty member in 2016. Her current research projects are related to group counseling and women's mental health. She regularly provides training on Dialectical Behavior Therapy and has presented at the state, national and international level. Dr. Schmuldt has worked in community mental health, college counseling, psychiatric hospital programs, and private practice. She lives in Wilmington, North Carolina with her German Shorthair Pointer, Wilma.

PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS/LECTURES

Schmuldt, L. & Brown McCormick, L. (2019, April). Stepping away from the Political: Screening for Stress Reactions Following Abortion. Presented at the Clinical Mental Health Counseling & Beyond 2nd Annual Virtual Conference.

Schmuldt, L., Cancemi, A. & Manassah, M. (2019, April). Enhancing Yalom’s Curative Factors through Therapeutic Documentation. Presented at the Clinical Mental Health Counseling & Beyond 2nd Annual Virtual Conference.

Schmuldt, L. (2019, April). Dialectical Behavior Therapy: An Overview for Counselors. 3.0 hour CEU training provided to the Kentucky Association for Specialists in Group Work.

Bender, S.; Schmuldt, L. & Bratton, I. (2018, October). Navigating Student Sexual Harassment: The Contextual Impact of Counselor Education. Presented at the Western Association for Counselor Education & Supervision Conference, Santa Rosa, CA.

Schmuldt, L.; Bratton, I. & Bender, S. (2018, October). Enhancing Yalom's Curative Factors in the Experiential Group Process through Therapeutic Document. Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Schmuldt, L. (2018, February). Exploring Yalom’s Curative Factors through the Use of Therapeutic Documentation. Presented at the Association for Specialists in Group Work Conference, Savannah, GA.

Schmuldt, L. & Bratton, I. (2017). Beyond the Political: Understanding Abortion through a Counseling Lens. Presented at the Annual Kentucky Counseling Association Conference, Louisville, KY.

Schmuldt, L.; Fitch, J. and Bluemlein, J. (2017). The War Within. Presented at the Annual Kentucky Counseling Association Conference, Louisville, KY.

Schmuldt, L. & Bratton, I. (2018). My Crime Card Sort: Which Crimes Trigger Me? In Jordan, J.; Perkins, B. & Wilbourn Lee, R. The Handbook of Experiential Teaching in Counselor Education: A Resource Guide for Counselor Educators.  South Carolina: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Bratton, I. & Schmuldt, L. (2018). Capturing critical experiences in learning: Developing a teaching philosophy.  In Jordan, J.; Perkins, B. & Wilbourn Lee, R. The Handbook of Experiential Teaching in Counselor Education: A Resource Guide for Counselor Educators. South Carolina: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

PERSONAL LINK: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-schmuldt-949313b8/