Dr. A. Michael Dougherty

Department of Human Services

Dr. A. Michael Dougherty with McAuliffe teaching trophy

Phone: 828-227-7310
Email: dougherty@email.wcu.edu
Office Address: 91 Killian Building Lane, Room 203C4

Research Interest:
Writing textbooks on consultation and collaboration, analogues studies in interpersonal process in consultation and collaboration 


  • Ph.D., Indiana State University


A. Michael Dougherty is the former dean of the College of Education and Allied Professions and a current professor of the counseling program. He is author of Casebook of Psychological Consultation and Collaboration in School and Community Settings (Fourth Edition), published by Brooks/Cole-Wadsworth Publishing Company.

He teaches graduate-level courses in consultation, theories of counseling, and counseling children. He has consulted, taught courses, and made presentations in a variety of international settings including Barbados, Colombia, El Salvador, Germany, Great Britain, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, and Jordan.


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