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Mark Gerig; MA, PhD Professor; Graduate Counseling | Chair; Division of Graduate Counseling mark.gerig@indwes.edu Department - Counseling Division - Graduate Counseling

Biography

Dr. Gerig has over 25 years of experience in counseling-related settings. In addition, he has served as the president of the Indiana Mental Health Counselors Association and a member of the AMHCA Professional Issues Committee. He has been honored as the 2005 AMHCA Counselor Educator of the Year and 2003 ICA Mental Health Counselor of the Year.

Educational Background:

  • B.A., 1980, Purdue University
  • M.A., 1983, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • Ph.D., 1991, University of Toledo

Interests

  • Wellness and Forgiveness
  • Counselor Professional Identity 
  • Impact of Community Forgiveness Awareness Campaign
  • Enhancing Willingness to Forgive Through Group Forgiveness and Wellness Interventions
  • Stigmatization of Mentally Ill Among CMH Professionals
  • Foundations for Mental Health and Community Counseling (Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007)
  • "Receiving Gifts from Clients" (JMHC, 2004)