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Assistant Professor, Dept. of Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Dr. Heather Dahl 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.


  • 2018–present
    Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


  • 2015 
    Old Dominion University, PhD, Counseling

Professional Memberships

  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)