College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Lacourt has served as a school counselor since 2002 working with middle and high school students. In this capacity, he specialized in career and crisis counseling as well as leading multidisciplinary teams in problem-solving to assist students. He has expertise in suicide postvention as well as the use of coping mechanisms to help students mediate stress.
He has taught counseling courses in the online as well as traditional settings as an adjunct since 2007 at various universities and will serve as a Contributing Faculty in our School Counseling Program.
Dr. Lacourt completed his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Walden University in 2018 and wrote his dissertation "A Phenomenological Exploration into the Resiliency of Prostate Cancer Survivors." As a prostate cancer survivor, he coordinated multiple cancer awareness events in his community and continues to run a support group for survivors.
Dr. Lacourt was born and lived in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico until his family moved to Ohio at the age of 9. He still lives in Ohio with his spouse of 29 years. Together they have 5 adult kids.