Counselor Education

Welcome to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Counselor Education Program! We look forward to working with you as you pursue a graduate degree in counseling. Our faculty and staff are committed to combining rigorous academic learning with relevant experiential learning and deep, self-reflective learning to help you develop professionally and personally. We provide a safe and supportive space where we embrace diversity, positive regard and authenticity. Your personal gifts will be valued as we challenge you to learn and grow and change. Prepare to be inspired as you pursue your dream of becoming a professional counselor.

Brenda Rust O'Beirne, Ph.D.

Department Chair of Counselor Education

Study Abroad in Scotland

Interested in studying abroad in Scotland during Summer 2018? Upcoming information meetings are Monday, October 16 and Thursday, 19 at 4:00 p.m. each day. Please contact Dr. Cindy Anderton at or (262) 472-5401 if you are unable to attend either of these information meetings and would still like to learn more.

Check out the video below to catch a glimpse of how the students spend their time learning and exploring in the beautiful country of Scotland!

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October 2017 Events

October 9
  • Introductory School Counseling Meeting in Winther Hall Room 3002E (4-5 pm)
October 10 - 15
  • Association for Play Therapy International Conference (more info)
October 12
  • Walk in our Shoes - Understanding the
    Latino Experience (more info)
October 12 - 13
  • Wisconsin College Personnel Association 2017 Fall Conference (more info)
October 16 and 19
  • Scotland Information Meetings in Winther Hall Room 3002 (4 pm)
October 16
  • Diversity Forum in Summer Auditorium (1-3:30 pm)
October 17
  • Private Practice "Panel" in Winther Hall Room 3002 (Noon)
October 19
  • Diversity Forum in location TBD (9:30 am-12:15 pm)
October 23 and 25
  • Internship Information Meetings in Winther Hall Room 3002 (4 pm)
October 24 and 25
  • Mental Health and Substance Use Recovery Training Conference (more info)
October 26
  • Wisconsin School Counselor Association 8th Annual Fall Summit (more info)

Contact Us

Location: Winther Hall 6035
Phone: 262-472-5426
Fax: 262-472-2841