College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Though originally from Yorktown Heights, NY (a suburb of New York City), Dr. Costin now lives in Northampton, Massachusetts with her family. Dr. Costin earned her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Kent State University. Her Master's degree is in Community and School Counseling from the University of Virginia. Dr. Costin’s Bachelor's degree is in Psychology and Political Science from the University of Vermont. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified School Counselor in Massachusetts and credentialed as an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS). Dr. Costin has enjoyed a variety of counseling work experiences including college/university counseling, school counseling, community agency counseling, clinical supervision, and private practice. Since 1999, Dr. Costin has taught at several colleges and universities including land based, blended and online teaching. Dr. Costin is very passionate about online education as the future of higher education. In her spare time she enjoys being active outdoors including skiing, tennis, hiking, kayaking, and cycling. Dr. Costin is a book lover and enjoys traveling to new places whenever she can.