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Brandon Wilde

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Health

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Wilde is a professional counselor and counselor educator and has taught in CACREP accredited counseling programs since 2007. With a M.S. in Counseling-Marital, Couple, and Family; and a Ph.D., in Counselor Education and Counseling, Dr. Wilde has over 10 years of experience teaching Clinical Mental Health, Addiction, and MCFC (Marital, Couple, and Family Counseling) at the masters level, as well as experience advising doctoral students in Counselor Education and Supervision. As the 2017 recipient of the CACREP Martin Ritchie Award for Excellence in Advocacy, Dr. Wilde is passionate about training and supervising counselors-in-training to include promoting a strong action-oriented advocacy identity both in, and outside of the classroom. In addition to over thirty presentation at national, regional, and state counseling conferences, Dr. Wilde has published manuscripts in The Qualitative Report, Counseling & Values, The Family Journal; and The Practitioner Scholar: Journal of Professional Counseling & Psychology and has served as a chapter faculty advisor for Chi Sigma Iota: Academic and Professional Counseling Honor Society, International.


PhD, Idaho State University - Pocatello, ID United States

MS, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV United States

Public Service

Counselor Education Qualitative Research Interest Network, Chair

Awards / Honors

Martin Ritchie Award for Excellence in Advocacy, Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, 2017


Wilde, B. J. (2010). Beginning Counselor Educators' Experiences Developing a Research Agenda..