Stephanie J. W. Ford
Stephanie J. W. Ford received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision with a specialization in Clinical Mental Health at the University of Akron . She currently serves as the Field Experience Coordinator for the Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling program at Walden University. Stephanie has been a professor for undergraduate and graduate programs. Stephanie has practiced as a counselor in community mental health settings, college and university counseling centers as well as in a hospital setting. She has served as a research supervisor and coordinator for Greene, Peters and Associates as well as the Counseling Center at Baldwin-Wallace College. She has research numerous areas including domestic violence, severity of mental illness on college campuses and diversity issues in counseling, group work, mental health diagnosis and supervision. She is committed to advancement of mental health care for all people.Besides her commitment to clinical practice, educating students and research Stephanie is passionate about impacting individuals to live healthy and rewarding lives. She spends her leisure time with her husband, three children, dancing and preparing gourmet meals.