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Cyndi Matthews

Cyndi Matthews

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Skills & Interests

Associations

  • International Cultic Studies Association
    member 09/2010 – Current
  • Texas Association for Marriage and Family Counselors
    Secretary, By-laws committee 08/2009 – Current
  • Texas Counselors for Social Justice
    Senator 08/2009 – Current

Education History

  • PhD Counseling (08/2012)
    Texas A&M University - Commerce
  • Master of Science Counseling (08/2012)
    Texas A&M University - Commerce
  • Masters Organizational Behavior (12/1989)
    Brigham Young University

Publications

  • Matthews, C.H., & Salazar, C.F.. (2012). An integrative, empowerment model for helping lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth negotiate the coming-out process in Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling. (6, 96-117).
  • Matthews, C.H.. (2011). Second generation adult former cult group members' recovery experiences: Implications for counseling in Proquest - Dissertation.

Teaching Experience

  • Multicultural Diversity in Psychology & Sociology (Current)
    • Texas A&M University - Commerce – Counseling
  • Counseling Theories (Fall 2012)
    • Texas A&M University - Commerce – Counseling Theories
  • Marriage and Family Counseling (Spring 2010)
    • Texas A&M University - Commerce – Counseling

Languages

  • English
    • Speaking level: Advanced
    • Reading level: Advanced
  • French
    • Speaking level: Beginner
    • Reading level: Beginner

Honors & Awards

  • McNair Doctoral Scholarship (07/2012)
  • Emerging Leader Scholarship - American College Counseling Association (06/2012)
  • John Wayne Yarbrough Doctoral Scholarship (08/2011)

Presentations

  • Helping LGBT College Students through the Coming Out Process, 10/03/2012
  • Helping Counselors counsel with Second Generation Cult Survivors, 07/05/2012
  • Spiritual manipulation in pseudo-Christian cults: A panel discussion with former members., 07/05/2012

Positions

  • Adjunct Faculty (08/2012 – Current) Texas A&M University-Commerce
  • Adjunt Faculty Current (01/2013 – Current) University of North Texas-Dallas Counseling Department
  • Counselor/Therapist (10/2012 – Current) New Horizons Healing Center