College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Corinne Bridges, LPC, NCC, is a full-time core faculty member of the Counselor Education and Supervision PhD program. Dr. Bridges has experience counseling individuals and groups in both the public and private sectors. She has served as the vice president of the Chi Sigma Iota Upsilon Chi Chi Chapter and as a board member for the Greater Cincinnati Counseling Association. Dr. Bridges has taught quantitative and qualitative research methods to graduate students in the psychology department at Mansfield University and several courses in the substance abuse counseling program at the University of Cincinnati, where she was nominated for the George Barbour Award for Good Faculty–Student Relations. In her current role, Dr. Bridges serves as a qualitative research expert, teaching Advanced Qualitative Research courses and Preparing for Dissertation. She mentors doctoral candidates throughout the dissertation process and serves on the Student Development Committee. Dr. Bridges is committed to best practices in teaching and was a nominee for the Walden University Faculty Excellence Award in 2017 and 2018. Her research interests include treatment of mental health disorders and chronic pain; ecological counseling; women’s issues; multicultural and LGBTQ counseling; online education, gender and relationship building. Dr. Bridges has experience presenting and publishing on best practices and approaches to online education and across settings. Further, Dr. Bridges is an advocate for community engagement and social change and served as a committee member for the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Colorectal Family Advisory Council. Currently, she serves as a Board Member for the Hirschsprung Disease Research Collaborative. Dr. Bridges became a contributing faculty member in Walden’s School of Counseling in 2014.