Stephanie Dorais is a counselor educator, researcher, and licensed counselor. With a background in data analytics and trauma counseling, she currently serves in the counselor education programs as an assistant professor at Kean University and adjunct assistant professor at NYU Steinhardt. Her research focuses on how contemplative practices lead people to experience hope, compassion, transcendence, and other areas related to human thriving. She applies the intersection of contemplative science with intensive longitudinal methodology to examine outcomes related to counseling and thriving. She serves on multiple editorial boards of counseling journals and as a consultant at the Thrive Research and Intervention Center at the College of William & Mary. She lives and practices in the New York metropolitan area.

This profile was last updated on November 29, 2021

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