Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and Supervision

Dr. Aishwarya Joshi's primary areas of clinical practice, research, and scholarly work focus on the globalization of the field of counseling and counselor education. Her work includes trauma-informed counseling practices and interdisciplinary integration of mental health services in public policies. Her current research projects include qualitative inquiries conducted in the United States and in Kenya. 

She has received several American Counseling Association (ACA) divisional research grants including the Association for Adult Development and Aging Research Grant, Association for Humanistic Counseling Make a Difference Grant, Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) Research Grant, and Chi Sigma Iota Statewide/Regional Networking Grant. Additionally, Dr. Joshi has also been the recipient of the ACA's Foundation Grant for her research project in Kenya.


Journal Articles

Spencer B., Artis, S., Shavers, M., LeSure, S., & Joshi, A. (2022). To code-switch or not to code-switch: The psycho-social ramifications of being resilient black female engineering and computing doctoral students. The Sociological Focus.

Joshi, A., Arcot, R., & Harrichand, J. J. S. (2021). Mentoring & peer support: A strategy to retain BIPOC faculty in counselor education and supervision. Chi Sigma Iota Exemplar, 36(2), 35-40.

Joshi, A., Chan, C. D., & Graham, L. (2021). Convergences of oppression of international racially minoritized doctoral students. Journal of Asia Pacific Counseling, 11(2), 73-89.

Chan, C. D., Frank, C. D., DeMyer, M. L., Joshi, A., Andrade, E., & Silverio, N. (2021). Counseling older LGBTQ+ adults of color: Relational-cultural theory in practice. The Professional Counselor. 11(3), 370-382. 10.15241/cdc.11.3.370

Joshi, A., & Mangette, H. (2018). Unmasking of impostor syndrome. Journal of Research, Assessment and Practice in Higher Education, 3(1),1-8.

Artis, S., Shavers, M.C., LeSure, S., Spencer, B.M., & Joshi, A. (2018). Re-framing and reimagining the doctoral student narrative: Black women's experiences in engineering and computer science.

Book Chapter

Joshi, A., & Arrington, S. (In Press). Leadership in education for black Americans in community colleges. In On Leadership: An Interdisciplinary Approach.

Awards and Recognition

  • Chi Sigma Iota International Leadership, Fellowship and Internship Program (2021-2022)
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Diversity Scholarship (2021)
  • Urban Leadership Fellowship (2020)

Associations and Affiliations

  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)
  • Association for Humanistic Counseling (AHC)
  • Association for Adult Development and Aging (AADA)
  • Chi Sigma Iota (CSI)
Aishwarya P. Joshi

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

  • Clinical Mental Health
  • Intersectionality
  • Multicultural, Social Justice and Equity Competencies
  • Crisis and Trauma


  • Ph.D., Counselor Education and Counseling, Idaho State University
  • M.A., Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Heidelberg University, Ohio
  • M.S., Criminal Justice and Forensic Psychology, Tiffin University, Ohio
  • B.A. in Journalism, Psychology, English Literature and Minor in Industrial Psychology and Economics, Garden City University, India