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Macie Stead

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Macie Stead (she/her/hers) is a counselor educator in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Counselor Education and Supervision. She has both her Master's and Ph.D. from Walden University and specializes in clinical courses, ethics, diagnosis, psychopathology, field and residency experiences, child and adolescent counseling, and technical skills. Dr. Stead has been a counselor educator since 2019 and is continuing that educator journey with Walden University. Dr. stead is the founder of SKybridge Counseling and Psychiatry and has spent 10 years in the clinical field specializing in the treatment of severe anxiety such as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders and Selective Mutism. Dr. Stead is actively engaged in qualitative research in student experiences with online learning, anxiety, and counselor development.


PhD, Walden University

MS, Walden University

BA, Whitworth University

Public Service

Odyssey Youth (LGBTQIA+ Youth services), Volunteer - Spokane, United States


Stead, M. A., Ruscitto, K. Models of Clinical Supervision.

Stead, M. A., Ruscitto, K. Addictions Counseling.


Stead, M. A. (2021). CACREP Residency Learning Outcomes during COVID in Online Learning. Palo Alto University.

Stead, M. A. (2021). Foundations of Supervision. AMHCA.

Stead, M. A. (2017). Positive Psychology in Counselor Education and Ethics in Counselor Education and Supervision. ACES.

Stead, M. A. (2018). The Clinical Supervisors Survival Toolkit. Western Region ACES.

Stead, M. A. (2018). Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Experiences with Counseling Assessments. Western Region ACES.