Karin Fields Headshot

Dr. Karin Fields Joins CE Faculty

Dr. Karin Fields is a license mental health counselor in the state of Florida and a graduate from the our own Counselor Education doctoral program. For the last 10 years, Dr. Fields has managed a thriving private counseling practice in Gainesville where she specialized in working with children, teens, and families.

Counselor Education Fall Open House Flyer 2018

UF’S Counselor Education Program Fall Open House

WHEN: September 21, 2018 9-11 AM

WHERE: Norman Hall, Room 2-140, 1221 SW 5th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601

TOPICS: Application Information & Deadlines, Program Courses and Hours, Licensing, and More!

Students and Faculty Travel to Tallahassee


Counselor Education students and faculty took a road trip to Tallahassee to meet with state representatives and senators to advocate for counselors and clients on February 21, 2018.

Students and Faculty attend the ACA Convention in Atlanta


Several counselor education students and faculty attended the American Counseling Association (ACA) 2018 Convention in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mercedes Machado receives AMCD research grant


Mercedes Machado is the recipient of the 2018 Association for Multicultural Counseling & Development (AMCD) research grant. 

Counseling Presidential Trio at UF

Drs. Ana Puig, Shon Smith, and Jacqueline Swank have been elected to serve presidential terms of three out of the 20 national divisions of the American Counseling Association (ACA)

One faculty member and two students have been elected as officers of FALGBTIC

One faculty member and two students have been elected as officers of the Florida Association for Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling (FALGBTIC).

Dr. Shon D. Smith Receives Samuel H. Johnson Distinguished Service Award


The Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD) recognized Dr. Shon D. Smith with the Samuel H. Johnson Distinguished Service Award. 

2018 Outstanding Graduate Professional Practice Award Winner: Emilie Lenes


Emi is an exceptional scholar and a skilled and dedicated professional that is licensed as both a mental health counselor and a marriage and family therapist.