Heather Helm, PhD

heather.helm@unco.eduHeather Helm
248 McKee Hall
970.351.1630

Heather is an associate professor of Counselor Education and the coordinator of the Professional Counseling Programs. She is a 2004 graduate of the University of Mississippi. Her research interests include play therapy, counselor education and supervision, child and adolescent counseling, and grief and loss.

Selected Scholarly Activities

  • Softas-Nall, B., Beadle, M., Newell, J., & Helm, H., (2008). Spousal disclosure of extramarital relationships: Attitudes of marriage and family therapists. The Family Journal, 16(8), 328-337.
  • Beauvais, F., Thurman, P., Helm, H., Plested, B., & Burnside, M. (2007). Surveillance of drug use among American Indian adolescents: Patterns over 25 years. Journal of Adolescent Health, 34(6), 493-500.
  • Helm, H., Snow, M., Triplett, V., Morgan, M., & Lambert, S. (2007). “Don’t talk!”: Trauma and dissociation in play therapy. In S. Dugger, S., & L. Carlson (Eds.), Critical Incident in Counseling Children, Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
  • Steen, L., Helm, H., & Johnson, L. (2007). “But he needs me”: Responding to a child’s catastrophic illness. In S. Dugger & L. Carlson (Eds.), Critical Incidents in Counseling Children, Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
  • Marbach, C., Helm, H., Simpson, L. (2007). “I don’t know”: Helping reluctant clients tell their stories. In S. Dugger & L. Carlson (Eds.), Critical Incidents in Counseling Children, Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

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