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Program Faculty and Staff

CMHC Program Faculty and Staff

Dr. Hope Schuermann

Dr. Hope Schuermann, LMHC, Qualified Supervisor (FL)

Director, Senior Clinical Educator

Email: hschuermann@eou.edu

Phone: (541) 962-3461

Office: Badgley Hall 233A

Dr. Schuermann is currently a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Qualified Supervisor in the state of Florida, and has been licensed in Louisiana and Texas as well. She holds a Masters of Science in Community Counseling from Loyola University New Orleans, and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Schuermann’s academic areas of specialization include trauma, specifically trauma in children and trauma from disasters, and pedagogy and supervision in Counselor Education. Her clinical areas of expertise are treating children, trauma recovery, and creative therapy approaches. Dr. Schuermann has published over 20 peer reviewed articles, and presented at over 40 international, national, and regional conferences. Her awards include the CORE Journal’s Outstanding Outcome Research Article Award and the Rosser Educator Excellence Award.

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Dr. Christine McNichols

Dr. Christine McNichols, LPC-S (TX), NCC

Clinical Placement Coordinator, Senior Clinical Educator

Email: cmcnichols@eou.edu

Phone: (541) 962-3462

Office: Badgley Hall 233A

Dr. McNichols is licensed as a professional counselor and supervisor in the state of Texas and is Board Certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors. She has a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision and an M.S. in Counseling from Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi, and a B.A. in English from The University of Colorado- Boulder. Her clinical experience focuses on challenges impacting women’s mental health and well-being and the prevention of family violence. Her research interests include counselor supervision and practice in rural communities, postmodern approaches to counseling, creative approaches to counseling and counselor training, poetry therapy, and the development of self-reflective practice.

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Jamie Baker

Jamie Baker, B.S.

CMHC Program Administrative Support

Email: bakerj5@eou.edu

Phone: (541) 962-3557

Office: Badgley Hall 233A

Jamie’s responsibilities include administrative support for the faculty, staff and students for the College of Science, Technology, Mathematics and Health Sciences, specifically focusing on the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Jamie grew up in a small town in eastern Idaho.  Jamie moved to La Grande with her husband and two children in 2006 when her husband bought an aircraft repair business allowing them to live in his hometown. In 2016, Jamie graduated from EOU with a bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Management. In her spare time, Jamie enjoys spending time with her family and crafting. She has made everything from greeting cards and home decor, to movie props.