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Dr. Erin E. Binkley

Dr. Erin E. Binkley
Assistant Professor
Department: Counseling
Office: 450C Pawley Hall
Phone: (248) 370-2525
E-mail: binkley@oakland.edu

Office Hours
Wednesdays 3 - 5 p.m. or by appointment.

Courses Taught
Career Development Theory/Practice (CNS 640) Techniques of Counseling (CNS 661)

Personal Information
I enjoy all forms of the arts - especially music, film, and theater. I spend most of my free time playing with my dog, cooking, reading, exercising, and traveling. I love seeing different parts of our country and the world, and I also love getting home to NC to see family and friends whenever I can.

Interests
Professional interests include school counseling, counseling supervision and student development, the creative arts in counseling, career counseling, and group counseling.

Degrees
Ph.D. Counselor Education and Counseling - Idaho State University (2010) Master of Arts in Counseling - Wake Forest University (2007) Bachelor of Arts in Communications (Media Studies) - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2000)

Publications
Recent publications include: Binkley, E. E., & Parmanand, S. P. (2010). Members’ experience of using music in a small group setting: A phenomenological study. Retrieved from http://counselingoutfitters.com/vistas/vistas10/Article_57.pdf; Gladding, S.T., & Binkley, E., (2008). Advancing groups: practical ways leaders can work through some problematic situations. ACA Digest. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.; Gladding, S.T., Newsome, D., Binkley, E., & Henderson, D.A. (2008). The lyrics of hurting and healing: finding words that are revealing. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 3(3), 212-219.