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Dr. Michele C. Garofalo, LPC, NCC
Assistant Chair, Department of Counseling; Professor of Psychology
Contact Information

(703) 284-3822

Academic Credentials

B.A., West Virginia University
M.A., Ed.D., The George Washington University
Teaching Areas:
  • Counseling Skills
  • Practices of School Counseling
  • Internship-School Counseling
  • Practicum-School Counseling
Research Interests:
  • Counselor Training and Supervision
  • Character Education
  • Bullying
  • Adolescent Stress
  • Ethical and legal issues in counseling
Dr. Michele C. Garofalo, LPC, NCC, has worked as a school counselor at the elementary and middle school levels in both independent and public schools. She consults with area schools on a variety of school-related topics and mental health issues. Dr. Garofalo is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has maintained a private practice where she worked with adolescents and families.

She teaches School Counseling courses and provides supervision for School Counseling practicum and internship students. Her research interests include adolescent stress, character education, counselor training and supervision, ethical and legal issues, and bullying.

Dr. Garofalo founded the Mu Upsilon Gamma chapter of the Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society at Marymount University and served as its faculty advisor for eleven years.