Dr. Rebecca Boyle


Dr. Rebecca Boyle

Title: Visiting College Lecturer
Department: Counseling
Office: Chima 110
Phone: (330) 972-7777
Email: rboyle@uakron.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download in PDF format


Biography

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Contact information

Rebecca A. Boyle
The University of Akron
Department of Counseling
Chima 104
Akron, OH 44325-5007
Phone: (330) 972-7777
Fax:  (330) 972-5292
Email: rboyle@uakron.edu


Education

  • Ph.D., The University of Akron, Counseling: Marriage and Family Therapy Track, 2003
  • M.Ed., John Carroll University, School Counseling, 1994
  • B.S., Miami University (Ohio), Education, 1988
Certification/Licensure
  • Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist, OH  F500037
  • Professional Clinical Counselor License/Supervisor, OH  E1200024-S
  • School Counseling Certification in Ohio K-12
  • AAMFT Approved Clinical Supervisor
  • AAMFT Clinical Member

Professional Experience

2006-present

Visiting College Lecturer, The University of Akron, Department of Counseling

Interim Director, Clinic for Individual and Family Counseling, 2013-present

2009-2011 Part-time Faculty, Walden University
1990-2011

School Counselor, South Euclid-Lyndhurst City Schools, 2001-2005; 2008-2011

Intervention Specialist, 1990-2001; 2005-2007

2006-present Lecturer, Notre Dame College (Ohio)
2006 Clinic for Individual and Family Study, Akron
1999-2001 Therapist, Family Achievement Center, Westlake, OH
1998-1990 Learning Disabilities Tutor, Beaea City Schools

Professional Organizations

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • American Counseling Association
  • Ohio Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
    • Executive Board, President-Elect, 2009-201
    • President, 2011-2013
  • Student Association for Marriage and Family Counselors/Therapists
  • American School Counseling Association
  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • Learning Disabilities Association

Presentations

  1. Boyle, R, Bursky, S.  (2012).  Parents of Special Needs Children:  Their Stress, Coping and Adaptation.  Ohio Counseling Association’s All Ohio Counselors Conference.  
  2. Boyle, R., Brooks, S.  (2009).  Understanding the Differences between IEP’s and 504 plans.  A Primer for Counselors.  Ohio Counseling Association’s All Ohio Counselors Conference. 
  3. Boyle, R., Thomas, B.  (2009).  Improving the Academic Success of Students in an Alternative High School.  Ohio Counseling Association’s All Ohio Counselors Conference. 
  4. Rogers, J., Parr, P., Queener, J., Schwartz, R., Ziegler, F., & Boyle, R.  (2008).  Community Outreach through the Department of Counseling.   Engage to Learn, Learn to Engage: A Service-Learning and Community Engagement Institute.
  5. Thomas, B., and Boyle, R.  Managing Alternative Learners in an Urban High School.  (2008).  Cleveland State University and Cleveland Municipal School District’s Celebrating Quality Urban Educators:  Sharing Road Maps for Success.
  6. Perosa, L., Perosa, S., Prendes, N., Posey, S. Tejada, L. Semivan, S. Parr, P.,  Queener, J., & Boyle, B.  (2007).  Systemic consultation between school and community based counselors.  American Counseling Association Convention, Detroit, MI.
  7. Perosa, L., Perosa, S., Prendes, N., Posey, S. Tejada, L. Semivan, S. Parr, P.,   Queener, J., & Boyle, B.  (2006).  Systemic consultation between school and community based counselors.  Ohio Counseling Association’s All Ohio Counselors Conference. 
  8. Boyle, R.  (1998).   When Living Hurts: Understanding Depressive Illness in Families. American Counseling Association’s All Ohio Counselors Conference. 
  9. Boyle, R., and Thomas, B.  (1997).   Too Scared to Cry:  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children. American Counseling Association’s All Ohio Counselors Conference. 

Publications

  1. Parr, P., Boyle, R., & Tejada, L.  (2008).  I said, You said: A communication exercise for couples. Contemporary Family Therapy, 30(3), 167-173.
  2. Boyle, R. (2008) Aren’t you a psychologist?:  MFT advocacy begins in the home.  Communiqué, Spring, p. 4.