‘Cori’ Corinna Costello, PhD, LCMHCS (NC), LCPC (IL), ATR-BC

Director of Student Support/ Assistant Professor and Core Faculty

Dr. Costello has been a licensed counselor and registered/board-certified art therapist for 25 years. She earned her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision in 2015 and earned her Master of Art in Art Therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1994. Corinna is the Director of Student Support and Core faculty for Counseling@Northwestern University. Her current research focuses on training master’s level counselors and various strength-based approaches including creativity and mindfulness to building resiliency levels.

Recent Presentations and Publications:

Costello, C. M. (2021). Creative mindfulness techniques for clinical trauma work. New York, NY: Routledge and Press. ISBN 9780367465926.

Costello, C. M. & Short, B. A. (2021). Healing from Clinical Trauma Using Creative Mindfulness Techniques New York, NY: Routledge and press. ISBN 9780367478278.

Costello, C. M. & Walters, M. E. (2021). Integrating Resiliency into Neurobiologically-Focused Mental Health Counseling through Mindfulness. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health. DOI:10.1080/15401383.2021.1892558.

Fulmer, R., Davis, T., Costello, C., & Joerin, A. (2021). The Ethics of Psychological Artificial Intelligence: Clinical Considerations. Counseling and Values, 66(2), 131–144.

Costello, C. & Hamilton, D. (2022). In Summers, L. & Nelson, L. (Eds.), Multicultural Counseling: Responding with Cultural Humility, Empathy and Advocacy. Springer Publisher. (in press)

Costello, C. (2021). Creative mindfulness techniques for trauma. In E. Beeson & R. Miller (Eds.), The Neuroeducation Toolbox: Collaborative Approaches to Infusing Neuroscience Principles in Counseling and Psychotherapy.

Costello C. (2020) Art Therapy with Couples. In: Lebow J., Chambers A., Breunlin D. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. Springer, Cham.

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