Andrew Wood

Andrew William Wood

Assistant Professor

University of Cincinnati, College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services
PO Box 210002
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221
Phone 5135563347
Email wood2aw@ucmail.uc.edu

Professional Summary

Andrew Wood is an assistant professor in the Mental Health Counseling program in the School of Human Services within the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services at the University of Cincinnati. He received his doctorate in Education - Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Central Florida, and received his masters degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Florida. Previous to joining the faculty at the University of Cincinnati, he worked at Antioch University - Seattle for two years. His main clinical interests relate to concerns unique to low-fee and free counseling services, existential concerns, and adult clients. His clinical philosophy revolves around existentialism and the integration of cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, and mindfulness. He has done clinical work in a variety of settings, from inpatient clinics to hospitals, low-fee clinics, and community clinics. Andrew's research interest revolve around quality of life concerns for those with chronic illnesses, religious and spiritual issues in counseling, caregiving issues, and stigma. His main research foci include examining the influence of prostate cancer stigma on couples facing the disease, loss of religious and spiritual identity, and wellness/positive psychology factors to increase quality of life for those with cancer. He also has experience with mindfulness techniques and has written on how to integrate mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy into different settings. He also has interests in incorporating Community Based Participatory Research strategies in his work, as well as utilizing dyadic data in his research. Andrew has published in a variety of journals and has received grants for research from the Association for Adult Development and Aging and the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling. Andrew has presented at numerous conferences including those conducted by the American Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling, Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling. He has also previously served as the president of the Florida Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling.
 

Education

B.S.: University of North Florida Jacksonville, FL, 2010 (Major: Psychology, Minor: Religious Studies)

M.S.: University of North Florida Jacksonville, FL, 2012 (Mental Health Counseling)

Ph.D.: University of Central Florida Orlando, FL, 2015 (Education, Counselor Education and Supervision)

Research and Practice Interests

Psycho-oncology, with an emphasis on quality of life for prostate cancer survivors and their partners; stigma of chronic illnesses; religious and spiritual issues in counseling; mindfulness and meditation in counseling, with an emphasis on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Positions and Work Experience

2015 -2017 Core Faculty, Antioch University Seattle, Seattle, WA

2017 - Assistant Professor of Counseling, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Research Support

Grant: #URS Wood New Faculty Development Award – 2017/18 Investigators:Wood, Andrew 06-01-2018 -06-30-2019 UC's Research Support URS Wood New Faculty Development Award – 2017/18 Role:PI $2,500.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Wood, A. W., Barden, S. M., Terk, M., & Cesaretti, J. (2017. ) The influence of stigma on the quality of life for prostate cancer survivors .Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, ,

Zeligman, M., & Wood, A. W. (2017. ) Conceptualizing a HIV diagnosis through a model of grief and bereavement .Adultspan, , 16 ,

Wood, A. W. (2016. ) Education with mind, heart, and soul: An interview with Mary Finn Maples .Counseling and Values, , 61 ,

Limberg, D., Ohrt, J., Barden, S. M., Ha, Y., Hundley, G., & Wood, A. W. (2015. ) A cross cultural examination of counseling students' perception of altruism: A qualitative investigation .Counseling and Values, , 60 ,

Gutierrez, D., Fox, J., & Wood, A. W. (2015. ) Center, light, and sound: The psychological benefits of three distinctive meditative practices .Counseling and Values, , 60 ,

Wood, A. W., Gonzalez, J., & Barden, S. M. (2015. ) Mindful caring: Using mindfulness-based cognitive therapy with caregivers of cancer survivors .Journal of Psychosocial oncology, , 33 ,

Wood, A. W., & Conley, A. H. (2014. ) Loss of religious or spiritual identities among the LGBT population .Counseling and Values, , 59 ,

Book Chapter

Wood, A. W., Gonzalez, J., & Barden, S. M. (2016 ) Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for caregivers of cancer survivors Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: Innovative Applications .

Wood, A. W., Griffith, C., Sherrell, R., & Gutierrez, D. (2015 ) American Indians Embracing diversity: Treatment and care in addiction counseling .

Presentations

Poster Presentations

Wood, A. W., Collins, B., & Blount, A. (04-2018. ) (In Progress. ) The influence of wellness on multicultural and social justice competency. American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. . Conference. . Level:National

Blount, A., Taylor, D. D., Martin, J., Wood, A. W., & Bjornsen, A. (10-2017. ) (In Press. ) Wellness discrepancies in helping professionals: Wellness as a superpower. .Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Chicago, IL. . Conference. . Level:National

Wood, A. W., Barden, S. M., Terk, M., & Cesaretti, J. (09-2017. ) (In Press. ) Prostate cancer stigma’s influence on quality of life and relationship satisfaction for survivors and their partners: A dyadic study. .Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling, Tempe, AZ. . Conference. . Level:National

Wood, A. W., Zeligman, M., Foulk, M., & Collins, B. (09-2017. ) (In Press. ) Examining the moderating role of psychosocial factors on the relationship between health orientation and fear and anticipated stigma of chronic illness. .Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling, Tempe, AZ. . Conference. . Level:National

Blount, A., Lambie, G. W., Wood, A. W., & Martin, J. L. (04-2014. ) Supervisors’ perceptions of supervisee wellness. .American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA. . Conference. . Level:National

Zeligman, M., Prescod, D. J., & Wood, A. W. (03-2014. ) Exploring post-traumatic growth in clients living with HIV. American Counseling Association, Honolulu, HI. . Conference. . Level:National

Wood, A. W., & Uwamahoro, O. (10-2013. ) When you're not you anymore: The need to address identity loss in counselor education and supervision .Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Denver, CO. . Conference. . Level:National

Lambie, G. W., Martin, J. L., Windt, A. J., Gonzalez, J., Wood, A. W., LaMothe, S., Graham, J., & Uwamahoro, O. (03-2013. ) Continued validation of the Counseling Competencies Scale: A measure of trainees’ skills, dispositions, and behaviors. .American Counseling Association, Cincinnati, OH. . Conference. . Level:National

Lambie, G. W., LaMothe, S., Wood, A. W., & Greene, J. H. (03-2013. ) Response-to-intervention and professional school counseling service delivery: An exploratory investigation. American Counseling Association, Cincinnati, OH. . Conference. . Level:National

Wood, A. W. (11-2012. ) Losing your religion: Grief due to loss of religion. .European Branch of the American Counseling Association, Heidelberg-Wiesloch, Germany. . Conference. . Level:International

Colloquium

Wood, A. W., & Blount, T. (04-2018). Low-fee and pro-bono counseling: Ethical imperatives and practical concerns. American Counseling Association, Atlanta, GA. Conference. Level:National

Wood, A. W. (07-2017). Teaching counseling and spirituality from a social justice framework. Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling, Richmond, VA. Conference. Level:National

Blount, A., Fox, J., & Wood, A. W. (04-2016). Wellness and You: The counselor’s guide to getting and remaining well. . American Counseling Association, Montreal, QC, Canada. Conference. Level:National

Murray, D., Ward, C., & Wood, A. W. (10-2015). A case study approach for engaging counseling supervisors. . Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Philadelphia, PA. Conference. Level:National

Gonzalez, J., Ali, S., & Wood, A. W. (10-2015). Cultivating multicultural research within your counseling environment. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Philadelphia, PA. Conference. Level:National

Wood, A. W., & Flasch, P. (07-2015). Publishing in Counseling and Values: An overview and insight into the ASERVIC journal. . Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling, New York, NY. Conference. Level:National

Wood, A. W. (03-2015). Why do counselors need to be altruistic? Using altruistic caring to predict counseling competency. . American Counseling Association, Orlando, FL. Conference. Level:National

Mullen, P., & Wood, A. W. (09-2014). Grant writing panel presentation and discussion. Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling, Moline, IL. Conference. Level:National

Wood, A. W. (11-2016). Who care about caring? Assessing the influence of altruistic caring on counseling competency. . Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Conference. Level:Regional

Wood, A. W. (11-2016). Finding the time: Developing an interdisciplinary faculty research and scholarship group at a teaching university. . Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Conference. Level:Regional

Wood, A. W. (10-2014). Preparing counselors to address the stigma of medical illnesses. . Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Birmingham, AL. Conference. Level:Regional

Graham, J. G., Wood, A. W., & Windt, A. J. (10-2013). The next wave of multiculturalism: Applications for counselors, supervisors, and counselor educators. . Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Denver, CO. Conference. Level:National

Contact Information

Academic - University of Cincinnati, College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services
PO Box 210002
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221
Phone: 5135563347
wood2aw@ucmail.uc.edu