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Cyndi Matthews

MERLOT Contributor  MERLOT Author
Adjunct Professor
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Dec 10, 2015
Member Since: Jul 21, 2012

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Affiliations

Primary Affiliation:
  • Texas A and M University System - Commerce (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, TX, United States)

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Contact Information

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Languages

  • English - speaking level (Advanced) - reading level (Advanced)
  • French - speaking level (Beginner) - reading level (Beginner)

Skills & Interests

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
  • Bachelor of Science Human Resource Development & Psychology (08/1987)
    Brigham Young University

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
  • Part Time Faculty Counseling Department (12/2012 - Current) Walden University
  • College Counselor (08/2009 - 05/2012) Texas A&M University-Commerce

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

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
  • Texas Counseling Association
    member 08/2007 - Current
  • American Counseling Association
    member 08/2012 - 08/2012

Honors and Awards

  • McNair Doctoral Scholarship (07/2012)
  • Emerging Leader Scholarship - American College Counseling Association (06/2012)
  • John Wayne Yarbrough Doctoral Scholarship (08/2011)
  • Truax Doctoral Scholarship (08/2010)
  • Chi Sigma Iota Service Award (04/2010)
  • Barbara Gazda Scholarship from Association for Specialists in Group Work (02/2010)
  • Emerging Leader Scholarship - Association for Specialists in Group Work (02/2010)
  • Pathways to Doctoral Program (11/2009)
    1st Place Social Sciences Division
  • McQuary Doctoral Schoalrship (08/2009)

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
  • Counseling in Groups (Fall 2009)
    Texas A&M University - Commerce - Counseling
  • Organizational Behavior (Fall 1988)
    Brigham Young University - Introduction to Organizational Behavior

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
  • Stronger for longer: Promoting family resilience., 11/01/2011
  • An integrative model for helping lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth negotiate the coming-out process: Empowerment and advocacy., 03/01/2010
  • A model for helping LGB youth negotiate the coming-out process: Exploring its use in groups., 02/01/2010
  • An objectives-based evaluation of student perceptions of effectiveness of an experiential group counseling component for training master’s level counselor., 11/01/2008