Headshot of Heather Dahl-Jacinto, Ph.D.

Heather Dahl-Jacinto, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Counseling Core Faculty, CED Program Coordinator
Department(s): Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services
Office: CEB 247
Mail Code: 3008
Phone: 702-895-5342
Email: heather.dahl@unlv.edu

Biography

Dr. Heather Dahl-Jacinto received her Ph.D. in Counseling from Old Dominion University, with cognates in Qualitative Research and Supervision. She received her M.S. in Mental Health Counseling from Central Washington University. Her research interests include: suicide prevention and assessment, crisis intervention, trauma, research methodology, integration of career issues into clinical practice, and social justice issues in professional practice. She has held service positions at the local, regional, national, and international level, including: current President of the Western Association of Counselor Education & Supervision, Editorial Board Member for Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, and Institutional Review Board Member.

Research Expertise

Crisis (e.g. suicide prevention and assessment; crisis in career; global issue crisis) and qualitative research methodology.