Roxane Dufrene, Ph.D.

Dr. Roxane DufreneAssociate Professor
Counseling Program Coordinator


Office: 176 Bicentennial Education Center
Phone: 504-280-7434


Educational Background:
Masters in Counseling Psychology from Nicholls State University
Ph.D in Counselor education from Mississippi State University

Roxane L. Dufrene, Ph.D., LPC-S, LMFT, NCC is an Associate Professor of Counseling in the Department of Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Foundations. She holds a doctorate in Counselor Education from Mississippi State University and a master's in Counseling Psychology from Nicholls State University. Dr. Dufrene has clinical experience in outpatient and inpatient state mental health treatment, college counseling, crisis intervention, training clinics, collaboration in schools and private practice. Prior to coming to UNO, she served on the faculty at Marshall University in Huntington, WV and Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Professional Counselor Approved Supervisor and a National Certified Counselor. Dr. Dufrene is also certified in Critical Incident Stress Management, Psychological First Aid, has Louisiana Appraisal Privilege, and is an American Red Cross Mental Health Counselor. She has served as a reviewer on several counseling journals, as well as a board member on the Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners and the Bioethics Committee and the Pastoral Consultation Committee at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, WV. Dr. Dufrene's research and teaching interests include disaster mental health, crisis counseling, student remediation, counseling ethics, both qualitative and quantitative research in counseling, and supervision.

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Dr. Dufrene's Curriculum Vitae