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School Counseling Series - Faculty

Lisa Aasheim, PhD, NCC, ACS, is an assistant professor at Portland State University and specializes in clinical supervision and couples and family counseling. She is the director of the community counseling clinic at Portland State and is the coordinator of the school counseling specialty track. Dr. Aasheim is currently involved in several research projects involving clinical supervision and enjoys collaborative research with several leaders in the clinical supervision field. Dr. Aasheim has authored several articles and textbook chapters about supervision, counselor education and development, motivational interviewing, and the therapeutic alliance.

Geoffrey “Ba” Luvmour, MA is the executive director of the EnCompass Institute. He co-created Natural Learning Rhythms, a whole-child understanding of child development that supports well-being in children. He has led hundreds of seminars for parents, educators, and social service agency staffs, and has spoken at conferences in the United States, England, and Mexico. He has also co-authored five books on supporting well-being in children.

Kelly J. Washam, MA, CADCI, has been working in mental health, addictions, and dual diagnosis for over 14 years, including outpatient, residential, and hospital settings. She is senior counselor/preceptor at ChangePoint, Inc., and counsels in the intensive outpatient and Matrix research programs. Ms. Washam has also presented workshops on addictions, stress management, motivation, and managing the symptoms related to mental health issues. She is co-founder of Spirit Mind Associates and has a private practice in Portland.