PhD, MA, University of Northern Colorado; BA, University of Colorado–Boulder; AA, Cottey College
Eating disorders, existentialism, working with adolescents, art therapy techniques in counseling, women’s issues, counselor wellness, working with those dealing with death and loss
Dr. Slyter has served in leadership positions for much of her career. She has been a program director for an entire counseling program, a coordinator for two school counseling programs, president of the Washington Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, chair of search committees, president of the Spokane West Rotary Club, sole author of a Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs reaccreditation study, a board member of the Washington Counseling Association, sole author for OSPI and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education reaccreditation, chair of numerous oral exam committees, and department chair of counseling as a school counselor. Other professional accomplishments include receiving a Merit Service Award from Eastern Washington University; active volunteer work with middle school students helping them to learn and practice leadership skills, and at a facility for homeless teenagers; and giving numerous presentations on varied topics related to the counseling profession.