- Clinical Mental Health Counseling
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Dr. Lori Soli earned a PhD in Counselor Education from Oregon State University in 2004 and a MS in Counseling with a specialization in School and Community Counseling from Oregon State University in 1995. Prior to joining TCSPP, she served as Faculty Lead for Crisis at Walden University's CACREP accredited MHC program. Her past full time academic positions include serving as lead faculty and clinical coordinator for Capella University's School Counseling program, faculty for Capella's MHC program and faculty at The University of San Diego. Additionally Dr. Soli has served as the leader of a school districts crisis response team, a member of and trainer for a multicounty school crisis response team, trainer for a clinical director of a multidisciplinary mental health agency, teaching counseling, counselor education and teacher education courses at several state and private universities, and counseling in a variety of settings including public school, domestic violence/sexual assault support, , college/university counseling, clinical supervision, and private practice. Dr. Soli has served as the President and Treasurer for the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and is currently a member of the ACA Bylaws and Policies Committee. Dr. Soli holds an LPCC in California, is a Board Certified Counselor, Approved Clinical Supervisor and Distance Credentialed Counselor. In her rare free time she enjoys being by the water and in nature, spending time with family, generally enjoying life!
- Education History
Degree Institution PhD Counseling/Counselor Education Oregon State University (CACREP) 2004 MS Counseling with School Counseling and Agency Specializations Oregon State University (CACREP) 1994 BA Theater Communication University of Washington/ OSU 1984/92
- Professional Memberships
Role Organization Member (2004-present); Subcommittee for Social Diversity (2009-2010); Conference Site Liaison (2008—2009); Leadership Team (2008-2009); Conference Proposal Reviewer (2008-2009); Co-Chair National Conference Committee (2006-2008) Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Member (2003-present); President elect-past (2008-2011); Conference Planning Committee/Chair (2009-2011); Conference Chair and Coordinator (2008 -2009); Treasurer (2006-2007); Conference presentation reviewer (2006; 2009) Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Member (1999-present); Bylaws and Policies Committee (2014-2017); Emerging Leaders Task Force (2006-2007) American Counseling Association Member Oregon Counseling Association Member California Association for Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors Past Member American School Counselor Association
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, California National Certified Counselor, National Approved Clinical Supervisor, National Certified Distance Counselor, National Licensed School Counselor, California
- Community Involvement
Role Organization Team Lead and Trainer (1997-2004) Linn Benton Linn Educational Service District Founding Member (1998-2004) Benton Country Crisis Response Team Member (1999-2006); Fundraising Lead (2001-2004) Soroptimist International/ Corvallis Topical Presenter Oregon State University, Benton Co EMS; Ramona High School,
- Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise Cognitive Development Child & Adolescent Development Identity Development School Issues (Bullying) Clinical Psychology / Mental Health ADD/ADHD Anxiety Disorders Disaster Mental Health Mood Affective Disorders / Suicide Stress/Coping Trauma/PTSD Trauma/PTSD Diversity Cultural Issues Multicultural Training Domestic Violence Child Abuse Spousal/Partner Abuse PTSD/Trauma Crisis Intervention Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Secondary Traumatic Stress Vicarious Trauma Sexuality/Gender Issues LGBTQ Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Group Counseling Holistic/Indigenous Healing Humanistic/Existential Bullying Violence Gangs
Title Location Date Counselor education program assessment utilizing the CACREP 2016 standards. ACA; Toronto, CA April 2016 Counselor education program assessment utilizing the CACREP 2016 standards. SCCA; Hilton Head, SC Feb. 2016 Practicing what we teach~ self-care and wellness for counselors and counselor educators and supervisors SCCA; Hilton Head, SC Feb. 20 Practicing what we teach~ self-care and wellness for counselors and counselor educators and supervisors. ORCA; Ashland, OR Nov. 2016 Practicing what we teach~ self-care and wellness for counselors and counselor educators and supervisors WACES; Anaheim, CA Nov. 2014 Counselor Education program assessment utilizing the CACREP 2016 standards ACES; Philadelphia, PA Oct. 2015 ACTualizing self-care through mindful modeling and student engagement. ACES; Philadelphia, PA Oct. 2015 Crisis fearlessness: overcoming hesitancies when teaching counselors-in-training ACES; Denver, CO Nov. 2014 Online Counselor Education as a social Justice medium: a panel discussion of counselor educators ACA; Cincinnati, OH March 2013 Creative supervision: getting there. WACES; Portland, OR Nov. 2012 Online counselor education as a social justice medium: a panel discussion of counselor educators WACES; Portland, OR Nov. 2012 Supervision beyond walls: enhancing contemporary school counselor training with the assistance of technology. ACES; Nashville, TN Oct. 2012 Innovative approaches to normalizing grief through gestalt-based group and individual therapy ACES; Nashville, TN Oct. 2 Proactive preparation in crisis response: preparing your-self to work with the grieving. WACES; San Francisco, CA Nov. 2010 What’s in a name (tag)? WACES; San Francisco, CA Nov. 2010 Loss in the Schools ~ A Call Out to counselor educators WACES; Cathedral City, CA Nov. 2008 A gathering of professional women: mentoring along the journey WACES; Cathedral City, CA Nov. 2008
Watkins Van Asselt, K., Soli, L., & Berry, E. (2016). Crisis fearlessness: A call for trauma competencies in Counselor Education. The Journal of Individual Psychology, 72 (3), pp. 200-213.
Canfield, B S., Low, L. L., & Hovestadt, A. (2009). Cultural immersion as a method for expanding cross-cultural competencies. The Family Journal, 17 , pp. 318-322.
Low, L.L. (2008). You don’t know what you don’t know; Choices for school administrators when crisis hits. Educational Leadership and Education, 20 (4), pp. 101-108.
Low, L.L. (2007). The efficacy of conducting cross-disciplinary crisis team training in school districts. .
Low, L. L. (2004). Pre-Service Grief and Loss Preparation in CACREP Accredited School Counseling Programs. Unpublished Dissertation.
- Professional Skills
Grief, Loss, Trauma, Crisis Team, Self-care, Clinical Assessment, Student Engagement, CMHC, Clinical Training, Multiculturalism, Leadership, School Counseling