Stephen Hebard, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Counselor Education
Stephen Hebard completed a Ph.D. in Counselor Education from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His primary research interests include sport counseling and student-athlete mental health, as well as the influence of attachment on individual functioning across various close relationships. Hebard has trained counseling practitioners in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, the experiential process of encouraging the formation of new, secure attachment bonds in romantic relationships, and Motivational Interviewing, a client-centered, collaborative process designed to encourage one's commitment to change. He has utilized these approaches in his clinical work in both private practice and an inpatient behavioral health center for adolescents.