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Travis Smith

Associate Professor
Counseling

tsmith1@semo.edu
(573) 651-2340
Office: Scully  409F


Education

  • Ph.D., Counselor Education & Counseling, Idaho State University
  • M.COUN., Professional counseling (emphasis: Marriage, Couple, & Family), Idaho State University
  • B.S., Behavioral Science (emphasis: Psychology), Utah Valley University

Licensure/Certifications

  • EMDR Level I Trained Counselor
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (State of Missouri)

Courses Taught

  • Counseling Orientation and Ethics
  • Developmental Theory
  • Career Counseling
  • Counseling Skills
  • Assessment in Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Counseling Practicum
  • Counseling Internship
  • Advanced Internship
  • Methods of Research

Research Interests

  • Treatment of infidelity, Values and value conflict in counseling, Attachment theory, Sexual addiction, Change processes in couples therapy, Supervision in counseling

Publications

  • Koltz, R., Odegard, M., Feit, S., Provost, K. & Smith, T. (2012). Parallel process and isomorphism: A model for decision-making in the supervisory triad. The Family Journal.
  • Smith, T. (2011). Understanding infidelity: An interview with Gerald Weeks. The Family Journal.
  • Koltz, R., Odegard, M., Provost, K. & Smith, T. (2010). Picture perfect: Understanding the doctoral comprehensive examination experience using photo-voice. Journal of Creativity in Counseling.

Select Presentations

  • Parmanand, S. & Smith T. (2018, April). Suffering in silence: Infertility in couple relationships. American Counseling Association National Conference. Atlanta, GA.
  • Parmanand, S. & Smith T. (2017, February). Suffering in silence: Treating couples who stuggle with infertility. International Associate of Marriage and Family Counselors World Conference. New Orleans, LA.
  • Odegard-Koester, M. & Smith, T. (2013, October). Reflective pedagogy: Promoting critical examination of the roles of counselor educators. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference. Denver, CO.
  • Smith, T. & Parmanand, S. (2011, October). Don’t forget the family: Counselor education careers for the young professor and family. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference. Nashville, TN.
  • Pope, V., Monteiro-Leitner, J., Odegard, M., Smith, T. & Ward, J. (2011, October). Establishing effective counseling program assessment procedures. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference. Nashville, TN.
  • Smith, T. & Murray, K. (2011, March). Nurturing connections: Using attachment theory to foster more satisfying couple and family relationships. American Counseling Association National Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Contact

573.651.2132
psychology@semo.edu
Scully 404
Department of Psychology
One University Plaza, MS 5700
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701