Dr. Michael Waldo
Counseling & Educational Psychology
Fostering development and preventing problems through individual, family and group counseling focused on improving interpersonal relationships. Counseling process and outcome. Promoting respect for diversity. Stopping domestic violence.
Waldo, M., Kerne, P., & Van Horne Kerne, V. (2007). Therapeutic factors in guidance/psycho-educational versus counseling/interpersonal problem solving sessions in domestic violence intervention groups. The Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 32, 346-361.
Hage, S. M., Romano, J. L., Conyne, R., Kenny, M., Matthews, C., Schwartz, J. P., & Waldo, M. (2007). Best practice guidelines on prevention practice, research, training, and social advocacy for psychologists. The Counseling Psychologist, 35, 493-566.
Hage, S. M., Romano, J. L., Conyne, R., Kenny, M., Matthews, C., Schwartz, J. P., & Waldo, M. (2007). Walking the talk: Implementing the prevention guidelines and transforming the profession of psychology. The Counseling Psychologist, 35, 594-604.
Arizaga, M., Bauman, S., Waldo, M., & Castellanos, L. (2005). Multicultural sensitivity and interpersonal skill training for pre-service teachers. Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education, and Development, 44, 198-208.
Adams, E., Waldo, M., Steiner, R., Mayfield, R., Ackerlind, S. & Castellanos, L. (2003). Creating peace by confronting prejudice: Examining the effects of a multicultural communication skills group intervention. International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling, 25, 281-291.
Schwartz, J. & Waldo, M. (2003). Reducing gender role conflict among men attending partner abuse prevention groups. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 28, 355-369.
Schwartz, J.P. & Waldo, M. (2003). Interpersonal manifestations of lifestyle: Individual psychology integrated with interpersonal theory. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 25, 101-111.
Kenny, M. Waldo, M. Warter, E. & Barton, C. (2002). Theory, science, and practice for enhancing the lives of children and youth. The Counseling Psychologist, 30, 726-748.
Waldo, M. & Harman, M.J. (1999). Relationship Enhancement groups with state hospital patients and staff. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 24, 27-36.
Schwartz, J. & Waldo, M. (1999). Therapeutic factors in spouse abuse treatment. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 24, 197-207.
Johnson, P. & Waldo, M. (1998). Integrating Minuchin’s boundary continuum and Bowen’s differentiation scale: A curvilinear representation. Contemporary Family Therapy, 20, 403-413.
Waldo, M. & Bauman, S. (1998). Regrouping the categories of group work: A goals and process (GAP) matrix. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 23, 164-176.
Waldo, M., & Harman, M.J. (1993). Relationship Enhancement Therapy with borderline personality. The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 1, 25-30.
Wheeler, I., O’Malley, K., Waldo, M., Murphey, J., & Blank, C. (1992). Participants’ perceptions of therapeutic factors in groups for incest survivors. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 17, 89-95.
O’Malley, K., Wheeler, I., Murphey, J., O’Connell, J., & Waldo, M. (1990). Changes in levels of psychopathology being treated at college and university counseling centers. Journal of College Student Development, 31, 464-465.
Waldo, M. (1989). Primary prevention in university residence halls: Paraprofessional led Relationship Enhancement groups for college roommates. Journal of Counseling and Development, 67, 465-471.
Waldo, M. (1988). Relationship Enhancement counseling groups for wife abusers. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 10, 37-45.
Waldo, M. (1987). Also victims: Understanding and treating men arrested for spouse abuse. Journal of Counseling and Development, 65, 385-388.
Guerney, B., Jr., Waldo, M., & Firestone, L. (1987). Wife-Battering: A theoretical construct and case report. American Journal of Family Therapy, 15, 34-43.
Waldo, M., (1986). Group counseling for military personnel who battered their wives. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 11, 132-138.
Waldo, M. (1986). Academic achievement and retention as related to students’ personal and social adjustment. Journal of College and University Student Housing, 16, 19-23.
Director of the Masters Counseling Program
Chair of the College of Education Research Committee
Prior Director of the Counseling and School Psychology Training and Research Center
Served as Department Head during the initial APA accreditation of the Counseling Psychology
Doctoral Program and CACREP accreditation of the Counseling Masters Program
Awarded Fellow Status in Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy, American Psychological Association
Lifetime Achievement Award, Prevention Section of the Society of Counseling Psychology, American Psychological Association
The Counseling Psychologist Outstanding Contribution Award
Association for Specialists in Group Work Best Group Research Article of the Year
Bernard and Louise F. Guerney Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research and Theory in Relationship Enhancement
Awarded Fellow Status in the Society of Counseling Psychology, American Psychological Association
Awarded Fellow Status in the Association for Specialists in Group Work, American Counseling Association
Journal for Specialists in Group Work Outstanding Article Award
Recipient of Honoring Ceremony Performed by the Blackfeet Tribe at Montana State University’s Native American Awareness Week Pow Wow
First Place, Bataan Death March Marathon, Ft. Bayard Wilderness Run, Super Bowl Sunday 10K, and New Mexico Masters Grand Prix
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology (APA accredited program), University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 1979.
M.S., Counseling Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 1979.
A.B., Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1976.
A.A., Psychology, College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA, 1973.
Psychology Internship (APA approved), Veterans Administration Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, 10/79-9/80 (1900 hours).
Counseling Psychology Internship, University of Utah Counseling Center, Salt Lake City, UT, 9/78-6/79 (950 hours).