Faculty Biography | Aaron Kindsvatter
Aaron Kindsvatter, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
102B Mann Hall
I received my Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Kent State University in 2006. I am interested in the in the neurodevelopmental mechanisms of trauma, attachment theory, and clinical supervision. I regularly publish in professional journals on each of these topics.
Areas of Expertise:
Adult Learning; Mental Health
- Kindsvatter, A., & Desmond, K.J. (2013). A problem- based approach to facilitation of skill aquisition and cognitive complexity with pre- practicum students. The Clinical Supervisor.
- Kindsvatter, A., & Geroski, A. (in press). The impact of early life stress on the neurodevelopment of the stress response system. Journal of Counseling and Development
- Kindsvatter, A. & Desmond, K.J. (2013). Addressing parent - child conflict: Attachment- based interventions with parents. Journal of Counseling and Development
- Kindsvatter, A., Desmond, K. J. Yanikoski, A., Stahl, S. (2013). The use of therapeutic Letters in addressing parent-child attachment problems. The Family Journal, 21 (1), 74-79.
- Kindsvatter, A., & Lara, T. (2012) The facilitation and maintenance of the therapeutic alliance in family therapy. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 42 (4), 235-242.
Courses Taught in the Last 5 Years
Counseling for Career & Lifestyle Development; Developmental Perspectives in Counseling; Diagnosis in Counseling; Practicum/Internship; Professional Issues in Counseling
- Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Kent State University
- M.Ed. in Community Counseling from Kent State University
Licensure or Certifications
- Licensed Professional Counselor- (Kentucky) License # KY-0583 (Ohio) License # C8120 (inactive)
- American Counseling Association (ACA), American School Counseling Association (ASCA), Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD), Counselors for Social Justice