Dana Brookover, ABD



Dana Brookover, ABD, was named Assistant Professor in the Counseling and Human Services Department.  Dana graduated with her doctoral degree in December 2020 from the Virginia Commonwealth University in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP accredited program.  Dr. Brookover received her Master of Education in School Counseling from the College of William and Mary, another CACREP accredited program and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Christopher Newport University. Prior to joining our faculty, Dana was a school counselor and was a guest lecturer at Virginia Commonwealth University and North Carolina State University.  She was also an instructor at Villanova University. She is a member of Chi Sigma International Honor Society. Her doctoral dissertation focused on The Relationship between Access to School Counseling and Students’ Attainment and Persistence in Postsecondary and STEM Education Outcomes.  Dr. Brookover has numerous professional memberships and affiliations. She is a licensed school counselor (K-12) in Virginia and presently is applying for PA licensure. She is a National Certified Counselor. She has five articles in press now including School Community Journal, Professional School Counseling, Educational Studies and the Journal of Human Services and the Journal of College Student Psychotherapy. In 2020, published in the Journal of American College Health and the Journal of Mental Health Counseling were two articles focusing on social health needs of college students and the counselors’ role in decreasing suicide in mental health shortage areas in the United States.



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