Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Shannon McCarthy earned a PhD in Counseling and Counselor Education from University of Florida. Dr. McCarthy has had extensive training and clinical experience in counseling in community mental health and medical settings as well as marriage and family therapy. Her research focuses on family, school, and community engagement, improvement of family systems training for school counselors and other school-based personnel, the intersection of family systems and health, and qualitative methodologies/qualitative inquiry. She has taught courses in Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy, Marriage and Couples Therapy, Intersection of Family and Community Systems, Counseling Theories, Counseling Techniques, Group Counseling , Counseling Children & Adolescents, and Practicum and Internship clinical courses. . She supervises clinical students in the UAB Community Counseling Clinic, and is the primary adviser for Marriage, Couples, and Family counseling students.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 A New Typology: Four Perspectives of School Counselor Involvement with Families.Journal of School Counseling.  16:1-41. 2018
    2017 Adopting an Ethic of Empathy: Introducing Counseling Best Practices as Qualitative Best PracticeJournal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research.  11:188-198. 2017
    2015 Effectiveness of the Counselor Feedback Training ModelThe Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision2015
    2013 Preparing Future Teachers to Collaborate With Families Contributions of Family Systems Counselors to a Teacher Preparation ProgramFamily Journal.  21:136-145. 2013
    2013 The counselor feedback training model: Teaching counseling students feedback skillsAdultspan Journal.  12:100-112. 2013

    Research Overview

  • Family, school, and community engagement, Improvement and effect of family systems training for school-based personnel, Intersection of family systems and health, Qualitative Inquiry/Methodologies
  • Teaching Activities

  • ECG621 - Theories of Individual Couns (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • ECG626 - Group Counseling (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • ECG653 - Couns Children and Adolescent (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • ECG691 - Intro to Couples and Fam Couns (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • ECG621 - Theories of Individual Couns (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • ECG691 - Intro to Couples and Fam Couns (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • ECG697 - Counseling Internship (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • ECG638 - Prac I: Clin Skills/Techniques (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • ECG680 - Intersect of Fam and Comm Sys (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • ECG621 - Theories of Individual Couns (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • ECG626 - Group Counseling (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • ECG695 - Prac II: Supervisd Field Exp (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • ECG653 - Couns Children and Adolescent (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • ECG691 - Intro to Couples and Fam Couns (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • ECG691 - Intro to Couples and Fam Couns (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • ECG621 - Theories of Individual Couns (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • ECG685 - Marr and Couples Couns (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • ECG691 - Spec Topics in Helping Profs (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • ECG626 - Group Counseling (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • ECG638 - Prac I: Clin Skills/Techniques (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • ECG621 - Theories of Individual Couns (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • ECG626 - Group Counseling (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • ECG653 - Couns Children and Adolescent (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • ECG691 - Spec Topics in Helping Profs (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • ECG695 - Prac II: Supervisd Field Exp (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • ECG626 - Group Counseling (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • ECG695 - Prac II: Supervisd Field Exp (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • ECG621 - Theories of Individual Couns (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • ECG626 - Group Counseling (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • ECG695 - Prac II: Supervisd Field Exp (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Family and Marriage Counseling, University of Florida 2014
  • Master of Counseling in Counselor Education / School Counseling and Guidance Services, University of Central Florida 2008
  • Full Name

  • Shannon McCarthy