Christina Woloch, Ph.D., LPC, LICDC

Assistant Professor, Counseling & Human Development Department

Christina WolochEducation

  • Ph.D., The University of Akron
  • M.A.Ed., Malone University 
  • B.S., Wright State University

Experience

  • 2021-present, Assistant Professor, Counseling & Human Development Department, Malone University, Canton, OH
  • 2019-2020, Adjunct Instructor, Counseling & Human Development Department, Malone University, Canton, OH
  • 2018–2020, Adjunct Instructor, Counseling Department, The University of Akron, Akron, OH
  • 2019-2020 & 2017-2018, Licensed Professional Counselor, The Clinic for Individual and Family Counseling, Akron, OH

Works

• Kress, V., Shannonhouse, L. & Woloch, C.M. (Submitted for publication). Multicultural diagnosis and conceptualization. In D.G. Hays & B.T. Erford, Developing multicultural counseling competence: A systems approach (4th ed.). Pearson.

• Owens, D., Matthews, D. & Woloch, C. (2021). Achievement in urban schools: Linking schools, families and communities. In M.A. Rausch & L.L. Gallo, Strengthening school counselor advocacy and practice for important populations and difficult topics. IGI Global.

• Owens, D., Dollarhide, C., Shure, L., D'Andrea, M., Ibrahim, F. & Woloch, C.M. (2020). The Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ) Code of Ethics Revised. Journal of Social Action in Counseling and Psychology, 12(2), 18-33. https://doi.org/10.33043/JSACP.12.2.18-34.      

• Woloch, C.M. (2020). Achieving personhood: One counselor’s evolution into humanistic self. In Association for Humanistic Counseling, InfoChange.

• Woloch, C.M., Lockhart, S., & Owens, D. (2019). Social Justice, multiculturalism, and school counselors. In D. Owens, School counseling and counselor interventions. Cognella Academic Publishing.

Recent Presentations

NATIONAL

• Woloch, C.M. & Pfeiffer, S. (2021, October). Social justice self-efficacy matters: Fostering critical consciousness across the curriculum. Education session to be presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference (ACES), Atlanta, GA.

• McCrone C., C. Woloch, & Swaney, C., Gordon, F. (2021, June). Humanizing the client: Stigma and social justice. Education session presented at the Association for Humanistic Counseling Conference [virtual]. 

• Swaney, C., Gordon, F., McCrone, C., & Woloch, C.M. (2021, June). Human 1st, counselor 2nd: Infusing, not imposing values. Education session presented at the Association for Humanistic Counseling Conference [virtual].                                

• Kress, V., Stargell, N., Duggan, J., Woloch, C.M. & Starkweather, H.  (2019, May). "Green" counseling: Integrating repurposed materials into counseling interventions. Roundtable session presented at the Association for Humanistic Counseling Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

• Hearn S. & Woloch, C.M. (2019, March). The neurological benefits of art interventions for substance use: Implications for therapy. Education session presented at the American Counseling Association Conference, New Orleans, LA. 

• Middleton, T. & Woloch, C.M. (2018, June). Utilizing a humanistic perspective for helping clients recover damaged relationships due to mental illness, addiction, and incarceration. Education session presented at the Association for Humanistic Counseling Conference, St. Petersburg, FL.  

STATE                                

• Woloch, C.M., Ray, A., & Lockhart, S. (2021, April). Reimagining counselor self-care during a pandemic: Toto, I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore. Education session presented at the Ohio Counseling Association, Spring Conference [virtual].   

• Woloch, C.M., Ray, A., & Lockhart, S. (2020, October). Spirituality, religion, and decision Making: A practical approach to resolving ethical dilemmas. Education session presented at the Ohio Counseling Association, Fall Conference, Columbus, OH [virtual].   

• Woloch, C.M., & Lockhart, S. (2020, October). The Counseling Intake Process: Best practices when working with LGBTGEQIAP+ Youth. Education session presented at the Ohio Counseling Association, Fall Conference, Columbus, OH [virtual].   

• Woloch, C.M., Hearn S., & Middleton, T. (2018, November). Ethical decision making: Implications of counseling in a digital world. Education session presented at the Ohio Counseling Association, Fall Conference, Columbus, OH.   

• Hearn S. & Woloch, C.M. (2018, November). Adolescent substance use: Signs, symptoms, and support in the school setting. Education session presented at the Ohio Counseling Association, Fall Conference, Columbus, OH.  

• Hearn S. & Woloch, C.M. (2018, November). The neurological benefits of art interventions for substance use: Implications for psychotherapy. Education session presented at the Ohio Counseling Association, Fall Conference, Columbus, OH.  

• Hearn S., Woloch, C.M., Middleton, T., & Swaney, C. (2018, March). Substance use in adolescence: The benefit of art techniques using a neuroscientific lens in psychotherapy. Education session presented at the Ohio Counseling Association, Spring Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Professional Awards

• Association for Humanistic Counseling, Emerging Leader (2019 – 2020). The highly competitive national award was presented annually to two master’s-level students, two doctoral-level students, and one new professional. The Association for Humanistic Counseling is one of the four founding divisions of the American Counseling Association (ACA).

• Ohio Counseling Association, Graduate Student of the Year (2018 – 2019). Recognized out of all graduate students from 52 accredited counseling programs in Ohio as an individual who has excelled in service to OCA and the counseling profession; counseling-related extracurricular or co-curricular involvements; and has demonstrated excellence and commitment to the profession.

• Chi Sigma Iota (Alpha Upsilon), Outstanding Service to Chapter (2018 – 2019). Identifies an individual CSI Chapter member who has excelled in service to the Chapter and profession, and who shows evidence of excellence and commitment.

• Ohio Counseling Association, Emerging Leader (2015 - 2016). This highly competitive state award was presented to one master’s-level student, one doctoral-level student, and one new professional.