Faculty Profile

Stewart Cooper, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Counseling Center
464-5002
Stewart.Cooper@valpo.edu


Biography

Dr. Cooper joined the faculty in 1987.  He currently serves the University as Director of Counseling Services (which is comprised of the Counseling Center and both alcohol and sexual assault prevention offices) and as a Professor with the Psychology Department.  Dr. Cooper's professional development has followed the Scientist/Practitioner model of combining teaching, research, and scholarship with clinical practice.  His teaching expertise is in the areas of counselor training, treatment of addictive disorders, health psychology, group therapy, consultation theory and process, and career counseling. Dr. Cooper has authored and/or edited four books and numerous publications and conference presentations.  During 2007-2008, he served as the President of the Consulting Psychology Division of the APA, and has been a long term Executive Board member of the Counseling Psychology Division of APA. Currently, he is a member of the APA national Membership Board. For fun and recreation, Dr. Cooper enjoys physical activities such as swimming, biking, and conditioning.  He is a big fan of international and national travel, both aesthetic and pop cultural activities, and contemporary jazz.

Education

B.S., M.S., Ph.D. - Indiana University 1981