Dr. Tracy A. Stinchfield, Ed.D.

Tracy A. Stinchfield, Ed.D., NCC

Assistant Professor of Psychology; M.A. in Counseling Psychology

Dr Stinchfield earned her Ed.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the CACREP accredited program at Duquesne University in 2002. Prior to earning her Ed.D., she received a M.S. degree in Mental Health Counseling from Shippensburg University, and a B.S. degree in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. Her clinical experiences range from in-patient; outpatient; family-based; and community-based agencies.

Dr. Stinchfield has been a Counselor Education in CACREP counseling programs since 2002 (i.e., Idaho State University and Southern Illinois University). Her teaching interests include marital, couple, and family counseling; supervision; practicum and internship; and basic counseling skills. Scholarly interests include: Triadic Supervision; Motherhood and Academia; and Reflecting Teams.

She currently serves as an editorial board member for the following peer-reviewed journals: Counselor Education and Supervision, and The Family Journal. Professional organizations that she is affiliated with include the American Counseling Association (ACA); Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors (ACES); and the International Association for Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC). She has presented at ACA’s international conference as well as ACES national and regional conferences on the motherhood and academia, triadic supervision, career satisfaction, ADD. She has published in the areas of motherhood and academia, triadic supervision, reflecting teams, family-based counseling, eating disorders, and family systems.  Dr. Stinchfield has taught courses in: Theories of Counseling;Pre-practicum; Practicum and Internship; Psychopathology;Family Assessment; Theories of Couple and Family Counseling; Family Practicum; Seminar in Couple and Family Counseling; Introduction to Supervision (doctoral level); Career Assessment

Human Development;  andPrinciples and Practices of Counseling.

Current scholarly work includes motherhood and academia specific to doctoral students, reflective model of triadic supervision, distance supervision, rural supervision, and reflecting teams.

Courses Taught

  • Counseling Theories and Techniques I
  • Counseling Theories and Techniques II
  • Counseling Psychology Seminar


Pender, R., & Stinchfield, T.A. (2011). A reflective look at reflective teams. The Family Journal, [in press].

Stinchfield, T.A., & Zyromski, B. (2010). A Training Model for School, Family, and Community Collaboration. The Family Journal, 18, (3), 263-268.

Stinchfield, T.A., Hill, N.R., & Kleist, D.M. (2010). Counselor Trainees’ Experiences in Triadic Supervision: A Qualitative Exploration of Transcendent Themes. International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling. Available on-line first: September, 11, 2010. DOI 10.1007/s10447-010-9099-8

Stinchfield, T. A., & Trepal, H. (2010). Academic motherhood: Navigating through the academic pipeline. International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling,          32,91-100.

Stinchfield, T., Hill, N., & Kleist, D. (March, 2007). The reflective model of triadic supervision: Defining an emerging modality. Counselor Education and Supervision, 46, 172-183.

Stinchfield, T. (2006). Using popular films to teach systems thinking. The Family Journal, 14, (2), 123-128.

Stinchfield, T. (2004). Clinical competencies specific to family-based therapy. Counselor Education & Supervision, 43, (4), 286-300.





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