PhD, MS, BA, University of Wyoming
Conditioned taste aversions and generalization to taste mixtures; quantitative behavioral research; the relationship between locus of control and level of violence in married couples; cross-sectional surveys; documenting achievement in science, mathematics, and computing in adolescents who are highly talented in science, math, and computing; time series comparative study
Dr. Theodore has owned and operated a private counseling practice for 20 years. During that time, he was the director of counseling at the Missouri Academy of Science, Mathematics, and Computing at Northwest Missouri State University (NWMSU) for 10 years and the interim director of the NWMSU Counseling Center for two semesters. He was also recruited into the psychology department, where he taught undergraduate psychology and master’s counseling courses. Dr. Theodore was president of the Missouri Counseling Association and lobbied at the state level for licensed professional counselor third-party parity with psychologists and licensed clinical social workers. To support his community, he earned certification as a critical incident stress responder to assist first responders who experience severe psychological trauma. He continues to provide such services to local police and fire departments. Dr. Theodore became a contributing faculty member in Walden’s MS in Mental Health Counseling program in 2010.