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Lucy C. Parker-Barnes

  • Assistant Professor
    Clinical M. H. Counseling
  • CACREP Coordinator
    Clinical M. H. Counseling

Dr. Lucy Parker-Barnes is a counselor and counselor educator with a clinical theoretical orientation grounded in Existential Humanist Counseling. Dr. Parker-Barnes also has a supervision/teaching orientation grounded in the Reflective Developmental Model. Dr. Parker-Barnes’s clinical expertise includes crisis counseling, counseling those with developmental delays, counseling clients with presenting communication and conflict resolution issues, clients with anxiety and depression issues, clients with substance abuse issues, and working with legally mandated client issues. Dr. Parker-Barnes is a member of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association, and was previously also an active member of the Illinois Counseling and Illinois Mental Health Counseling Associations. She is currently a national member of the Association for Creativity in Counseling, the Humanistic Counseling Association, the American Counseling Association, the Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling, the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and others. Dr. Parker-Barnes has written various journal articles and chapters, has taught over 40 courses, supervised over 40 new counselors, and was recognized for earning the Outstanding Service Award at the Illinois Association for Adult, Development, and Aging Conference in 2017. Dr. Parker-Barnes currently facilitates research on classism in counseling and would love for any interested readers to join her hybrid, student-centered research team. In her free time, Dr. Parker-Barnes enjoys being with her family (i.e. including her amazing daughter), watching television, being at coffee shops, and playing basketball or exercising.

2020-Present:

• Gannon University: GCOU 649: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
• Gannon University: GCOU 627: Professional Counseling
• Gannon University: GCOU 667: Crisis and Disaster
• Gannon University: GCOU 613: Appraisal
• Gannon University: PSY 215: Introduction to Counseling
• Gannon University: PSYC 307: Helping Relationships                                                                                 
• La Salle University: PCC 619: Multicultural Counseling
• La Salle University: PCC 607: Independent Study: Advanced Trauma Concepts with Children
• La Salle University: PCC 611: Insight-Oriented Approaches in Counseling and Psychotherapy
• La Salle University: PCC 506: Basic Principles of Research and Statistics in Counseling
• La Salle University: PCC 612: Group Processes in Counseling and Psychotherapy
• La Salle University: PCC 512: Addictions Counseling
• La Salle University: PCC 511: Practice/Concepts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
• La Salle University: PCMF 504: Human Behavior: A Developmental Perspective
• La Salle University: PCMF 601: Grief, Loss, and Trauma Counseling
• La Salle University: PCC 501: Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice
• La Salle University: PCMF 500: Intro to Counseling Theories and Psychotherapy
• Northwestern University: COUNS 406: Research Methods in Counseling
• Northwestern University: COUNS 415: Psychopathology in Counseling
• Northwestern University: COUNS 416: Theories of Counseling

Northern Illinois University, Doctorate of Philosophy in Counselor Education, Examination of the Relationship between Classism and Career Agency, 2018

University of Illinois Springfield, Masters in Human Development Counseling, 2014

University of Illinois Springfield, Bachelors of Psychology, 2011

Lincoln Land Community College, Associates of Science, 2009

 

2020-Present:

Parker-Barnes, L., McKillip, N., & Powell, C. (October 2022). Using neuro-informed approaches in counseling to help adolescents develop posttraumatic growth. Educational Session presented at the 2022 ACA Virtual Conference Experience

Parker-Barnes, L. (October 2022). Counseling clients with social class related trauma during and post COVID-19. Educational Session presented at the 54th Annual 2022 Pennsylvania Counseling Association Conference

Parker-Barnes, L., Oden, N., Archer, R., & Rowley, C. (October 2022). Awareness of classism that BIPOC experience and recognizing their resilience. Roundtable Session presented at the 54th Annual 2022 Pennsylvania Counseling Association Conference

Parker-Barnes, L. (October 2022). Increasing leadership and inclusion in the counseling profession: Inclusive considerations for working with BIPOC LGBTQIA+ Clients. Education session presented at the Annual 2022 Maryland Counseling Association Conference

Parker-Barnes, L. (September 2022). Accessibility of Inclusive Youth Suicide Prevention and Intervention. Webinar presented at the Annual 2022 Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling Webinar Series

Parker-Barnes, L. (September 2022). Advocacy in the Counseling Profession through Increased Usage of Inclusive Assessments and Models in Working with BIPOC LGBTQIA+ Clients. Education session presented at the 2022 Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling Annual Conference

Parker-Barnes, L. (May 2022). Authenticity and awareness of classism that BIPOC experience and acknowledging their resiliency factors. Education Session presented at the National 2022 Association for Humanistic Counseling Conference

Parker-Barnes, L. (May 2022). Authentic discussions about access to care: Accessibility of suicide prevention and intervention as related to race, class, and gender. Roundtable Session presented at the National 2022 Association for Humanistic Counseling Conference

Parker-Barnes, L. (April 2022). Awareness of classism that BIPOC experience and acknowledging resiliency factors. Education Session presented at the National 2022 American Counseling Association Conference

Parker-Barnes, L. (April 2022). Using neuro-informed counseling to promote posttraumatic growth. Education Session presented at the 2022 Crime Victim Center of Erie County 9th Annual Victims’ Rights Conference

Parker-Barnes, L. (April 2022). Exploration of the importance of inclusive leadership and advocacy efforts for BIPOC LGBTQIA+ clients. Education Session presented at the 2022 Crime Victim Center of Erie County 9th Annual Victims’ Rights Conference

Parker-Barnes, L., McKillip, N., & Powell, C. (March 2022). Reinventing right now by increasing leadership and inclusion in the counseling profession: Inclusive considerations for working with BIPOC LGBTQIA+ clients. Education Session presented at the 2022 Gannon University College of History, Education, and Social Sciences (CHESS) Conference

McKillip, N., Powell, C., & Parker-Barnes, L. (February 2022). Using neuro-informed approaches in counseling to help children and adolescents experiencing trauma. Educational Session presented at the 2022 Erie Coalition for a Trauma Informed Community (ECTIC) Community Resilience Conference

Parker-Barnes, L., McKillip, N., & Powell, C. (February 2022). Legal, ethical, and inclusive considerations for working with BIPOC LGBTQIA+ clients. Education Session presented at the 7th Annual Ethics and Law in Counseling Conference

Parker-Barnes, L. (February 2022). Counseling clients with social class related trauma during COVID-19. Education Session presented at the virtual Greater Philadelphia Counseling Association Conference

Parker-Barnes, L. (February 2022). Creatively collaborating about classism: An online counseling student centered research group created post COVID-19. Education Session presented at the Counselor Education Distance Learning Conference

Parker-Barnes, L. (January 2022). Creatively collaborating about classism: An online counseling student centered research group created post COVID-19. Electronic poster presented at the 2022 Gannon University Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) Community Expo

Powell, C., McKillip, N., & Parker-Barnes, L. (November 2021). Exploration of personality development and neuro-informed approaches. Educational Session presented at the 2021 53rd Annual Pennsylvania Counseling Association Conference

McKillip, N., Powell, C., & Parker-Barnes, L. (November 2021). Using neuro-informed approaches in counseling to help children and adolescents. Educational Session presented at the 2021 53rd Annual Pennsylvania Counseling Association Conference

Parker-Barnes, L., McKillip, N., & Powell, C. & Linneman, J. (November 2021). Exploration of career counseling resiliences with women. Educational Session presented at the 2021 53rd Annual Pennsylvania Counseling Association Conference

Miller, C., McGrath Fair, C., Greene-Rooks, J., Fachilla, F., Taylor, J., & Parker-Barnes, L. (October 2021) The Privilege Project: Exploring class privilege and classism in counselor education and supervision programs. Educational Session presented at the 2021 Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference

Parker-Barnes, L, Abu Hussein, Y., Barnes, B., Alexander, R., Barry, K., Behera, M., Chambers, E., Chase, R., Delaney, L., Filmonor, V., Grimes, C., Kassa, J., Kairis, L., Kimmelman, E., Leslie, L., Linneman, J., McKillip, N., Powell, C., Rollins, L., Sams, L., Scharff, C., Schneider, R., Starts, S. (October 2021). The Utility of a Student-Centered Counseling Education Related Online Research Group During and After COVID-19. Educational Session presented at the 2021 Annual Maryland Counseling Association Conference

McKillip, N., Parker-Barnes, L., & Powell, C. (August 2021) Using neuro-counseling focused interventions to work with child and adolescent trauma. Webinar presented at the Annual 2021 Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling Webinar Series

Parker-Barnes, L., Mendez, N., Shadowen, N., Abu Hussein, Y., Barnes, B., Alexander, R., Barry, K., Behera, M., Chambers, E., Chase, R., Delaney, L., Filmonor, V., Grimes, C., Kassa, J., Kairis, L., Kimmelman, E., Leslie, L., Linneman, J., McKillip, N., Powell, C., Rollins, L., Sams, L., Scharff, C., Schneider, R., Starts, S. (June 2021). Awareness of Classism that BIPOC experience in Higher Education and acknowledging their resiliency factors. Educational Session presented at the 2021 Annual Maryland Counselors for Social Justice Conference

Parker-Barnes, L. (June 2021). Bringing existentialism back into the contemporary counseling world: Facilitating meaning-making through client creativity, expression, and externalization. Educational Session presented at the 2021 Annual Association for Humanistic Counseling Conference

Parker-Barnes, L., & Barnes, B. (June 2021). Connections between the Philosophy and Counseling Classrooms, What?: Creative Interdisciplinary Pedagogical Ideas in the Classroom. Educational Session presented at the 2021 Annual Association for Humanistic Counseling Conference

Parker, L., Alexander, R., Jones, J., Leslie, L., Tarabey, S., Starts, S., Nerosa, E., Chambers, E., Ozer, E., Crosson, B, Kassa, J., Sams, L., Radant, R., & Chase, R.  (September 2020). Creatively counseling clients with class related concerns. Educational Session presented at the 2020 Association for Creativity in Counseling Virtual Annual Conference

Parker, L., Alexander, R., Jones, J., Leslie, L., Tarabey, S., Starts, S., Nerosa, E., Chambers, E., Ozer, E., Crosson, B, Sims, L., Radant, R., & Chase, R.  (June 2020). Advocacy and understanding of clients’ experiences of classism and career agency. Educational Session presented from LaSallian student research team led by Dr. Parker at the 2020 Association for Multicultural Counseling Virtual Summit

2020-Present: 

Journals:

Parker-Barnes, L., Degges-White, S., Walker, D., Wickman, S., Linneman, J., Rowley, C., & Giansante, R., & McKillip, N. (In Review: Expected 2023).  From Exploration of classism to anticlassist counseling: Implications for counselors and counselor educators. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision (empirical)

McKillip, N., Powell, C., & Parker-Barnes, L. (In Review: Expected 2022).  Addressing child and adolescent trauma using neurocounseling interventions. International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling (conceptual)

Parker-Barnes, L. (2022).  Contemporary and culturally inclusive concepts regarding counseling students’ self-care. Journal of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association, 22(2) (empirical)

Parker-Barnes, L., Abu Hussein, Y., Alexander, R., Barry, K., Behera, M., Chambers, E., Chase, S., Delaney, L., Filmonor, V., Giansante, R., Kassa, J., Kairis, L., Kimmelman, E., Leslie, L., Linneman, J., Kirby, M., McKillip, N., Powell, C., Rollins, L., Rowley, C., Rhodes, L., Sams, L., Scharff, C., Starts, S., & Wright, E. (2022).  Implementing an online research group about classism in counselor education. Journal of Technology in Counselor Education and Supervision. (conceptual)

Méndez-Diaz, N., Parker-Barnes, L., Akbar, G., & Diamond, G. (In Review: Expected 2023).  The power of a click: impact of social media usage in couple and family therapy work. The Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. (empirical)

Brooks, T., Azim, K., Blanks Jones, J., Campbell-Obaid, M., Eilert, M., Green-Rooks, J., Heller, N.A., Ho, H., Key-DeLyria, S., Lim, S., Myles-Baltzly, C., Parker-Barnes, L., Melody Pennell, S., & Richardson, I. (In Review: Expected 2022).  Mother-Scholar Role Through Super’s Rainbow and Related Career Theories. Career Development Quarterly (empirical)

Parker-Barnes, L., McKillip, N., & Powell, C. (2022).  Systemic advocacy for BIPOC LGBTQIA+ clients and their families. The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 30(3), 1-8. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/10664807221090947 (conceptual)

Méndez-Diaz, N., Akbar, G., & Parker-Barnes, L. (2022).  The evolution of social media and the impact on modern therapeutic relationships. The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 30(1), 59-66. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/10664807211052495 (conceptual)

Chapters: 

Motherscholar Collective, Richardson, I., Lim, S., Pennell, S.M., Garcia-Hallett, J., Frazier, K., Bielski, L., Karlsgodt, K., Blanks Jones, J., Hoffman-Hall, A., Parker-Barnes, L., & Azim, K. (Accepted: Expected 2022). Teaching with care: turning lip service into anti-racist practice in Reavis, G., Manturuk, K., & Hayward, C. (Eds.) (2022). Creating more inclusive and equitable teaching and learning: how crises can transform the higher education landscape, Information Age Publishing.

Parker-Barnes, L. (Accepted: Expected 2023).  Institutional Racism [Chapter] in Abdullah, J., & Dermer, S. (2023). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Multicultural Counseling. Location: SAGE Publications.

Parker-Barnes, L. (Accepted: Expected 2023). White Guilt [Chapter] in Abdullah, J., & Dermer, S. (2023). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Multicultural Counseling. Location: SAGE Publications

Parker-Barnes, L. (Accepted: Expected 2023).  White Nationalism, & White Guilt [Chapter] in Abdullah, J., & Dermer, S. (2023). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Multicultural Counseling. Location: SAGE Publications.

Parker-Barnes, L. (Accepted: Expected 2023). Understanding counselor personhood, imposter syndrome, and counseling clients who also identify as counselors [Chapter] in Suri, T et al. (2022). Sitcky Situations: A Collection of Tales on Counseling the Counselor. Location: Publisher.

Sprong, M., Parker-Barnes, L., Serrano, N., McKillip, N., Powell., C., & Wright, E. (In Review: Expected 2023). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Substance Use Disorders [Chapter] in Sprong, M. et al. (2023). Substance Abuse Counseling. Location: Publisher.

McKillip, N., Parker-Barnes, L., & Powell, C. (In Review: Expected 2022). Inhalants [Chapter] in Sprong, M. et al. (2023). Substance Abuse Counseling. Location: Publisher.

Gabage, K., Parker-Barnes, L., Serrano, N., & Yerke, M. (In Review: Expected 2023). Grief and Trauma and Substance Use Disorders [Chapter] in Sprong, M. et al. (2023). Substance Abuse Counseling. Location: Publisher.

Sprong, M., Parker-Barnes, L., Powell, C., & McKillip, N. (In Review: Expected 2023). Levels of Care and Assessment for SRDs [Chapter] in Sprong, M. et al. (2023). Substance Abuse Counseling. Location: Publisher.

Powell, C., McKillip, N., & Parker-Barnes, L. (In Review: Expected 2023). Substance Use Disorders and Co-Occurring Disorders [Chapter] in Sprong, M. et al. (2023). Substance Abuse Counseling. Location: Publisher.

Sprong, M., & Parker-Barnes, L. (In Review: Expected 2023). Substance Use Disorders and Group Work [Chapter] in Sprong, M. et al. (2023). Substance Abuse Counseling. Location: Publisher.

Parker-Barnes, L., McKillip, N., & Powell, C. (2022).  Helping LGBTQIA+ families through inclusive therapy and advocacy [Chapter] in Ilesanmi O. O. (Ed.). (2022). Family Therapy-Recent Advances in Clinical and Crisis Settings. Location: Intech Open, Publications. ISBN: 9781837682140 https://www.intechopen.com/online-first/helping-bipoc-lgbtqia-families-through-inclusive-therapy-and-advocacy

Motherscholar Collective, Azim, K., Blanks Jones, J., Campbell-Obaid, M., Eilert, M., Green-Rooks, J., Heller, N.A., Ho, H., Key-DeLyria, S., Lim, S., Myles-Baltzly, C., Parker-Barnes, L., Pennell, S. M., & Richardson, I. (In Press: Expected 2022).  Collective perspectives: the formation of a motherscholar pandemic research collaborative in Castillas Planas, M., & Castillo, D. (Eds.) (2022). Scholars in COVID Times, Cornell University Press.

McGrath Fair, C., Miller, C., Greene-Rooks, J., Fachilla, F., Taylor, J., & Parker-Barnes, L. (August 2021) The Privilege Project: Exploring class privilege and classism in counselor education and supervision programs. Educational Research and Practice Grant from the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES)

Parker, L. (2021). Chapter 15: Counseling Women with Self-Esteem Issues in Degges-White, S., Kepic, M., & Killam, W. (2021). Counseling the Contemporary Women: Strategies and Interventions Across the Lifespan. Location: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing.

Parker, L. & Isawi, D. (2021). Chapter 9: Counseling Women with Family of Origin Issues in Degges-White, S., Kepic, M., & Killam, W. (2021). Counseling the Contemporary Women: Strategies and Interventions Across the Lifespan. Location: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing.

Parker, L & Méndez-Diaz, N. (2021). Chapter 17: Counseling Women with Anxiety in Degges-White, S., Kepic, M., & Killam, W. (2021). Counseling the Contemporary Women: Strategies and Interventions Across the Lifespan. Location: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing.

2020-Present:
  • Journal for Association for Humanistic Counseling Editorial Review Board Member
  • Association for the International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling Editorial Review Board Member
  • Clinical Certified Trauma Professional Trauma Professional Training Completed 2022
  • Classism in Pedagogy Blog Contributions at Privilege in Pedagogy Link 
  • 2022 QPR (Question. Persuade. Refer.) UPMC Suicide Prevention Training Participant and Training Completion
  • Gannon University Academic Affairs Committee Member (2022-2025)
  • Erie County Coalition for a Trauma Informed Community (ECTIC) Ambassador of Hope
  • Attendance at the Gannon Office of Disability Services Faculty Information Session (2021)
  • Chi Sigma Iota (2021-Present) Lead Faculty Advisor Gannon Chapter
  • UnMask Philadelphia Youth Program Executive Board Member 
  • Gannon University Graduate Council Member
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