Sharazazi Dyson, PhD, LPC

  • Assistant Professor of Counseling
  • Psychology, Professional Counseling, and Neuroscience Department
  • Ph.D., Northern Illinois University, 2022
  • EMAIL: dyson@uwp.edu
Sharazazi Dyson, Ph.D. LPC (IL), is an Assistant Professor of Counseling in the Psychology, Professional Counseling, and Neuroscience Department. She earned her doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from Northern Illinois University (NIU). Her research areas include power, race and ethics. As a counselor educator, Dr. Dyson is interested in culturally responsive teaching strategies and supervising. As a counselor, Dr. Dyson works with clients ranging from adults, minors, couples and families.

Teaching Interests

As a counselor educator, I strive to create a space of transformative learning that empowers students to define their passion and use their voices to explore their academic and professional interests. I am committed to developing culturally responsive and ethical counseling graduates to focus on preparing students to appropriately serve their communities. I believe it is important to encourage ethical behavior and multicultural awareness into educational experiences.

Specific CACREP Course Interests Include
Social and Cultural Foundations
Counseling Skills and Strategies
Career Counseling
Theories in Counseling

Research Interests

My research interest focuses on issues of power, race, culturally responsive teaching and ethics, particularly in counseling and counselor education. With this approach, to develop accessible and intentional education, resources, and support for the communities I partner with, collaborate with and teach. Dr. Dyson has presented on these topics, nationally, regionally and locally.

Consulting Interests

I provide consultation and training to counseling practices, agencies and organizations regarding counseling and supervision and the integration of social justice, counseling ethics and cross-cultural collaboration and self-care and wellness.
CMHC 702 - Counseling Skills & Strategies
CMHC 704 - Counseling Theories
CMHC 714 - Lifespan Develpmnt in Counslng
CMHC 750 - Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
CMHC 754 - Addictions Counseling
PSYC 352 - Crisis Intervention
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