Victoria Giegerich, Ph.D., LPCC, LICDC

Practicum and Internship Coordinator, Assistant Professor, Counseling & Human Development Department


  • B.S., John Carroll University
  • M.A., John Carroll University
  • Ph.D., Kent State University


  • 2020-present, Assistant Professor, Counseling & Human Development Department, Malone University, Canton, OH
  • 2019-2020, Assistant Professor; Addictions Certificate Coordinator, Counseling & Human Development Department, Walsh University, North Canton, OH
  • 2018-2019, Adjunct Instructor, Counseling and Human Services Department, John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH
  • 2017-2018, Adjunct Instructor, Counselor Education & Supervision Department, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Recent Publications

Cureton, J. L., Giegerich, V., Riccutti, N. (2022). Rurality and readiness: Addressing substance use via a community-level assessment. Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling. 

Cureton, J. L., Giegerich, V., & Murdock-Bishop, J. L. (2021). Addressing heterosexism: Student narratives of a guided imagery experience. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 14. 

Recent Presentations

Giegerich, V. (2022, September). Addressing supervisory alliance ruptures in substance use disorder treatment settings. Education Session to be presented at NCACES Conference, Omaha, NE. 

Giegerich, V. & Moore, M. (2021, November). Healing the divide: Providing culturally responsive supervision in substance use disorder treatment settings. Preconference session presented at the All Ohio Counselors’ Conference, Columbus, OH. 

Giegerich, V. & Kim-Appel, D. (2021, April). Attachment and attunement: Addressing family systems in substance use disorder treatment. Virtual Education Session presented at the Ohio Counseling Association Spring Conference. 

Professional Awards

OASERVIC Professional Integrity and Leadership Award – April, 2021
OCA Herman J Peters Award for Innovative Contributions in Counseling – October, 2020


Victoria Giegerich is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor in the State of Ohio. She holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Kent State University, and a M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a B.S. in Psychology from John Carroll University. She has served the counseling profession as the past president of the Ohio Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling; and the past State Divisions Committee Chair at the national level for the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling. Giegerich currently serves as the President-Elect of the Ohio Substance Use Disorders Professional Division of the Ohio Counseling Association and specializes in Motivational Interviewing and provides local trainings on a yearly basis. Her scholarly work includes an emphasis on multicultural competence in counselor education, community readiness to address substance use disorders, and supervision competencies specific to working in substance use disorder treatment settings. Giegerich continues to actively practice mental health and addiction counseling in a private practice setting.