PhD, University of Akron; MEd, John Carroll University; BS, Miami University
Supervision issues, domestic violence, conflict resolution, childhood trauma, alternative education, mental illness in children and its effect on the family
Dr. Boyle is the director of a training clinic at The University of Akron (UA). She spent more than 20 years in public schools, first as a special education teacher and then as a school counselor. Prior to her current position, she worked as a visiting assistant professor at UA from 2006 to 2012 in the Marriage & Family Counseling/ Therapy (MFC/T) track of the counseling program. She currently supervises master’s and doctoral students earning their MFC/T and counseling degrees. She is an independently licensed marriage and family therapist and a licensed professional counselor, both with supervising credentials, in the state of Ohio. She is a past president of the Ohio Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (OAMFT) and belongs to various professional organizations, including the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, OAMFT, the American Counseling Association, the Ohio Counseling Association, the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, and the Ohio School Counselor Association. She is a recipient of the OAMFT award for dedication to the profession of marriage and family therapy.