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Counselor Education Faculty

Monique N. Rodriguez
Assistant Professor of Counselor Education
Education: Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, St. Mary’s University
Office Location: Simpson Hall, Room 114
(505) 277-6909
mnrodriguez@unm.edu

Research Interests:

  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences among Latino populations
  • Interoceptive Awareness Training in Counseling and Counselor Education

Courses:

  • COUN 595: Internship
  • COUN 577: Substance Use and Abuse
  • COUN 581: Sexuality in Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • COUN 625: Teaching in Counselor Education
  • COUN 630/696: Advanced Practicum/Doctoral Internship

Monique N. Rodriguez, Assistant Professor, joined the counselor education faculty at UNM in 2019. Dr. Rodriguez’s research interests include body awareness skills for self-care and emotion regulation. Her current research involves interoceptive awareness training as an adjunct to substance use disorder treatment. Dr. Rodriguez leads a research group of graduate students interested in substance use disorders and the study of somatic approaches to counselor education and clinical training. She is particularly interested in creating a culture of embodied awareness in counselor education.

Kristopher Goodrich

Kristopher Goodrich
Professor, Associate Dean for Research and Distance Education
Education: Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, Syracuse University
Office Location: TEC, 3rd Floor, Dean’s Office
(505) 277-2925
kgoodric@unm.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests:

  • LGBTQQIA Issues in Professional Counseling and Counselor Education
  • Counselor Education Pedagogy
  • Group Work in Counseling

Courses:

  • COUN 510: Professional Orientation and Ethics
  • COUN 514: Supervision of Counseling Services
  • COUN 518: Group Counseling
  • COUN 521: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • COUN 522: Communication Skills
  • COUN 581: Sexuality in Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • COUN 584: Multicultural Issues in the Helping Professions

Kristopher M. Goodrich, Associate Professor, has been at the University of New Mexico since 2010. Dr. Goodrich has specific research interests in LGBTQQIA Issues in Professional Counseling and Counselor Education, Counselor Education Pedagogy, and Group Work in Counseling. He has an active research agenda, is Associate Editor of the Journal for Specialists in Group Work, and serves on the several editorial boards. He is currently serving as president of the Rocky Mountain ACES and is Immediate Past President for the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling.

Gene Crofts
Visiting Assistant Professor and Interim Program Coordinator
Education: Ph.D., University of New Mexico
gene@unm.edu

Research Interests:

  • Gender Nonbinary Issues
  • Queer Populations
  • Persons With Disabilities

Courses:

  • COUN 522 Communication Skills in Counseling
  • COUN 595 Internship
  • COUN 518 Group Counseling
  • COUN 584 Multicultural Issues in the Helping Professions