Scully 404A
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 5700
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Dr. Odegard holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Counseling with an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Idaho State University. She is currently a Professor at Southeast Missouri State University and serves as chair of the Department of Psychology & Counseling 

She has her LPC in Missouri and has served a variety of clients at Gibson Recovery Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Many of the concerns she's addressed are diverse and include but are not limited to: depression, anxiety, substance use, LGBTQ concerns, grief and loss, and telehealth.

Her professional research and publications highlight the need for counselor educators, supervisors, and professional counselors to incorporate social justice paradigms into their work. She also incorporates alternative creative modalities such as hypnosis, expressive arts, and popular culture interventions. Her previous experiences involved working with both urban and rural populations within a clinical context.