PhD, University of Toledo; MA, BS, Central Michigan University
Incorporation of psychopharmacology in counselor education, professional training and development of licensed professional counselors, counselor self-care and prevention of vicarious trauma, best practices for clinical efficacy in medication-assisted opioid treatment programs, assessing the needs of LGBTQ youth and adolescents, intimate partner violence, substance abuse counseling needs of women
Dr. Sepulveda has 15 years of experience in human services and has worked in the fields of clinical mental health, chemical dependency, family preservation and reunification, and intimate partner violence. She has provided grant writing and counseling consultation services, is a published author, and currently has a private practice. Dr. Sepulveda is past president of the Michigan Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, a former president of the Alpha Omega chapter of Chi Sigma Iota (CSI), a former CSI intern, and a member at large of the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. She is a member of the American Counseling Association; the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision; the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling; and other regional and state counseling associations. She is a licensed professional counselor and substance abuse counselor in both Michigan and Wisconsin. Dr. Sepulveda became a contributing faculty member in Walden University’s School of Counseling in 2014.