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Lisa Sosin, PhD, LPC, LLP, BACS

Director, Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision Program
Professor

lssosin@liberty.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. in Professional Counseling, Liberty University
  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Michigan School of Professional Psychology
  • B.A. in Psychology, State University of New York

Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Professional Counselor, Virginia
  • Limited License Psychologist, Michigan
  • Board Approved Clinical Supervisor, Virginia
  • EMDR certified

Biography

Lisa S. Sosin, Ph.D., LPC, LLP, BACS is the Director of the Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision Program and professor with the Department of Counselor Education and Family Studies at Liberty University. Dr. Sosin has over 35 years of clinical and teaching experience in the field of professional counseling and clinical psychology. Dr. Sosin’s clinical practice includes the assessment and treatment of children, adults, couples, and families; as well as teaching, supervising, public speaking, and consultation to clinicians in training, physicians, educators, organizations, and clergy. Dr. Sosin has developed graduate curriculum and community programs covering diverse subjects including qualitative research, family development and functioning, evidence-based practice, and clinical excellence and has presented and published in a variety of areas including psychotherapeutic process, emotional development, creativity in counseling, burnout, and ethics.

Dr. Sosin’s primary research interests include the integration of creativity, spirituality, and counseling, doctoral student persistence, qualitative research related to counseling practice, and emotion regulation. Dr. Sosin serves on the editorial board for the American Counseling Association’s flagstaff journal Counseling and Development and NARACES editorial board for The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision. Dr. Sosin has been happily married to her best friend, David, for 34 years and has two wonderful sons, Tim and Josh, and a delightful daughter-in-law, Hannah.