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Dr. Devika Dibya Choudhuri


Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Eastern Michigan University

Dr. Devika Dibya Choudhuri has two decades of experience balancing academic and clinical experience, working with individual and group clients on issues of trauma, violence, acculturation, sexuality, and grief.

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Expert Bio

Devika Dibya Choudhuri is a Professor of Counseling at Eastern Michigan University. A Professional Counselor (MI/CT), Board-Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Approved Clinical Supervisor, and Certified EMDR Therapist, she has 20 years of clinical experience with refugees, immigrant and multicultural populations, as well as trauma survivors on violence, sexuality, grief and loss. Her scholarship focuses on diversity, equity, inclusion, and access issues in counseling, supervision and pedagogy. She served as Director and Chair on the National Board of Certified Counselors from 2009-2015, the Minority Fellowship Advisory Council from 2015-2018 and as President of the Association for Specialists in Group Work in 2020. She has served as an Editorial Board member of the Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, the Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development, and a Reviewer for Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. She is a recipient of various awards and a 2015 American Counseling Association Fellow.

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    Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

    Syracuse University


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    MS in Counseling

    University Vermont


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    AB in Psychology/Women's Studies

    Smith College


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Honors & Awards

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    Presidential Award for Service

    Association of Specialists in Groupwork


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    American Counseling Association Fellow