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Rhonda Neswald

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Rhonda Neswald-Potter, PhD, LPCC, ACS is a faculty member in The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, where she teaches primarily field experience courses. She has served in numerous capacities at Walden University since 2005, including program coordinator and co-advisor for the Omega Zeta Chi Sigma Iota chapter. Rhonda also maintains a group private practice, grounded in the philosophy that counselor and therapist personal growth and empowerment is the key to client wellness and empowerment. Rhonda integrates expressive arts into her supervision and clinical practice and has developed and published an expressive arts model of counseling.

Courses Taught

Coun 590 - Practicum in Counseling

Coun 595 - Internshop


PhD, University of New Mexico

Awards / Honors

Faculty Excellence Award, Walden Univerity, 2010


Neswald, R. E. (2016). Regenerative supervision: A restorative approach for counsellors impacted by vicarious trauma. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Neswald, R. E., A, B. S., A, N. J. (2013). Revealing the power of practitioner relationships: An action-driven qualitative inquiry of counselor wellness. Journal of Humanistic Counseling.


Neswald, R. E., Rush-Wilson, T. C., Trippany, R. (2017). Regenerative Supervision for Vicarious Trauma. Presented at the European Branch of the American Counseling .

Neswald, R. E., Trippany, R., Rush-Wilson, T. C. (2016). Regenerative Supervision for Vicarious Trauma: Creative Strategies . Expressive Arts Therapy Association.