College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Counseling
Dr. Heather Ambrose brings a wealth of higher education experience to Walden University having served as Chair of Counseling Programs at Argosy University – Salt Lake City, the Director of Clinical Experience for the Masters of Education in Counseling and Human Development Program at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky, and as a staff clinician for Counseling Services at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, as well as an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. She has an expertise in training clinical supervisors in addition to providing supervision for counselors-in-training and counselors seeking licensure. She currently volunteers at a youth drop-in center for LGBTQ teens where she provides positive support and mental health education to the attendees. She is also the Past President of the Rocky Mountain Region of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision and the current President of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, a division of the American Counseling Association.
COUN 6101 - Foundations in Counseling
COUN 6361 - Human Sexuality
COUN 6723 - Multicultural Counseling
COUN 6726 - Couples and Family
COUN 6671 - Practicum
COUN 6682A - Internship A
COUN 6682B - Internship B
COUN 6722 - Theories of Counseling
FPLB 632L - MCFC Pre-Practicum 2
PhD, St. Mary's University
Ogden Pride, Board of Directors - Ogden, UT United States
OUTreach Resource Centers, Board of Directors - Ogden, United States
NUHOPE Suicide Prevention Task Force, Volunteer - Ogden, UT United States
OUTreach Resource Centers, Volunteer - Ogden, UT United States
Awards / Honors
Award for Student Achievement, Texas Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, 1995
Distinguished Graduate, St. Mary's University, 1994
Who's Who Among College Professors, 2010
Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals, 2009
Helping Hands Award, Walden University School of Counseling, 2018
Ambrose, H. J., Ventura, E. (2017). The Case of Michael.
Ambrose, H. J. (2020). Online Master's in Counseling Programs.
Ambrose, H. J., Robbins, J. M. (2017). Self-Supervision: Developing the Autonomous Clinician. TAMFT.
Ambrose, H. J., Robbins, J. M. (2016). TEAM Program: Adolescents Building Solutions. RMACES.
Ambrose, H. J., Jenkins, C. D., Green, J. W. (2019). Be the Change You Wish To See: I Work for Walden Follow Me. Walden University.
Ambrose, H. J., Robbins, J. M. (2018). Building Collaborative Therapeutic Relationships Through Purposeful Practice. American Counseling Association.