College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr Boyle works in the School of Counseling here at Walden. She also works as a Director of Special Education at a public community school system. She has spent over 20 years in the public schools first as a special education teacher, and as a counselor. She recently left the Counseling Department at the University of Akron where she worked from 2006-2012, first as a visiting assistant professor and finally as the Director of their training clinic where she supervised Masters and Doctoral students receiving their Counseling and MFT degrees. She has also taught continuing education courses to teachers in order for them to update their licenses.
She is an independently licensed marriage and family therapist (IMFT), a professional school counselor, and a licensed professional counselor (PCC-S) both with supervising credentials in the state of Ohio.
She graduated from Miami University (OH) with a BS in Special Education, received her Masters degree from John Carroll University in School Counseling, and her Ph.D. in Marriage and family counseling/therapy from the University of Akron.
She is the past president for the Ohio Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and she belongs to various professional organizations including AAMFT, OAMFT, and ACA. Her research interests include supervision, domestic violence, alternative education and mental illness in children and its effect on the family.