Jerome Shih Ph.D.

Jerome Shih, Ph.D.

PsyD Counseling Psychology Program - Core Assistant Professor

Prior to joining the faculty in the Psy.D. program, I was employed for more than ten years as Assistant Director of University of Minnesota Student Counseling Services. In addition to college counseling, I have worked as a counseling psychologist in community mental health and corporate settings. I have taught for many years as adjunct faculty in the Master's degree program in Counseling and Psychological Services at Saint Mary's, as well as in the Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology program at the University of Minnesota.

I am a mosaic artist and a singer. I sing (baritone) with the Minnesota Valley Men's Chorale.

  • Areas of Expertise

    Counseling psychology, suicide prevention

  • Scholarly & Creative Interests

    My scholarly and clinical interests include:

    • Counseling process and outcome
    • Counseling ethics
    • Multicultural counseling
    • Counseling international students
    • Treatment of mood disorders
    • Suicide prevention
    • Narrative therapy
    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
    • Solution-Focused Therapy
    • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Courses Taught Recently at Saint Mary's

    PYD 825 Ethics and Professional Issues

    PYD 842/843 Doctoral Practicum

    PY 575 Orientation to the Counseling Profession

    PY 621 Psychological Assessment

    PY 665 Counseling Skills and Practice

    PY 710/711 Master's Practicum

  • Professional Organizations

    American Psychological Association (APA) 1993-present

    Association for the Coordination of Counseling Ceneter Clinical Services, 2008-2019

  • Education

    Ph.D., Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota, 2000

    M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of St. Thomas, 1993

    Information Systems Analysis and Design Certificate, University of Minnesota, 1984

    B.A., East Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 1974

  • Experience

    2007-2019, Assistant Director, University of Minnesota Student Counseling Services

    2002-2007, Practicum Coordinator, University of Minnesota Student Counseling Services

    1998-2013, Clinical Supervisor and Therapist, Neighborhood Involvement Program

    2001-2011, Adjunct Faculty, Master's in Counseling and Psychological Services, St. Mary's University of Minnesota