Professional Bio


  • Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, 2012
  • M.A., Contemplative Psychotherapy, Naropa University, Boulder, CO, 1998
  • B.S., Psychology, St. John’s University, Collegeville, MN, 1989

Academic Experience

  • Regis University, Assistant Professor, Graduate Counseling, 2008-present
  • University of Northern Colorado, Counselor Education and Supervision, Doctoral Intern, Greeley, CO, 2006-2010               

Recent Clinical & Professional Experience

  • Psychological Services Clinic, Family & Couples Counselor Supervisor, Greeley, CO, 2008

Certifications & Expertise

Practice Licensure

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), State of Colorado

Practice Credentials

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)/Approved Supervisor
  • Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor (RPT-S)

Professional Memberships

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)
  • Association for Play Therapy (APT)
  • Chi Sigma Iota, Rho Upsilon Chi Chapter, Regis University

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Systemic Clinical Supervision
Family and Couples Support & Child Development
Violence & Aggression in Family and Child Development
Common Factors in Systemic and Relational Therapies and Supervision
Community-Based/Applied Setting Systemic Supervision
Parenting & Parent Training, Support, and Advocacy
Counseling Children and Adolescents in the Family Context
Men's Therapy and Men's Issues Related to Fatherhood, The Family, and Partnering
Indigenous Rites of Passage and Ritual as a means of Family Lifecycle Transitions
Experiential Education and Training: Pedagogy & Androgogy

Recent Publications

Cates, J., Christensen, T., Beres, S., Stratton, J., Lonneman-Doroff, T., & Reynolds, J. Engaging children in family therapy: Using play RESPECTFULly. American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy National Conference. Portland, OR.  Platform. May-June 2013.

Dissertation: Lonneman-Doroff, T. (2012). Supervision in applied counseling settings: A socially constructed grounded theory, Published Dissertation, ProQuest.

Magnuson, S., Norem, K., & Lonneman-Doroff, T. (2009). The 2000 cohort of new assistant professors of counselor education: Their first six years. Counselor Education and Supervision, 49(1), 54-71.

Recent Presentations

Lonneman-Doroff, T., & Helm, H., (2012). Preparing counselors for internship and supporting site supervisors -Results of the study:  Supervision in applied counseling settings:  A socially constructed grounded theory.  Rocky Mountain Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, October 6, 2012, Park City, UT.

Awards & Recognition

  • University of Northern Colorado, Dean’s Citation for Excellence, Outstanding Dissertation, 2012


Community Involvement & Service

Service to University

  • Dean’s Faculty Council, Subcommittee on Affiliate Faculty Evaluation, 2011-2012
  • Dean’s Faculty Council Member, 2011-2012
  • Counseling Division, Marriage and Family Therapy Committee, 2008-present
  • Counseling Division, Mission and Vision Committee, 2008-present
  • Counseling Division, Counseling Children & Adolescents, 2008-present
  • Counseling Division, Theories of Counseling Course Committee, Lead, 2008-present
  • Counseling Division, Marital Systems and Couples Therapy Course Committee, Lead, 2008-present
  • Academic Committee, fall 2011-present
  • Affiliate Faculty Training Committee, fall 2011-present
  • Remediation Committee, fall 2011
  • Regis University Fall Conference Committee, fall 2008

Service to Community

  • Living Well Transitions, Clinical model development and evaluation, Consultant, Boulder, CO, 2012
  • St. John the Baptist Church, fundraising, school functions, basketball and baseball coaching assistant, Volunteer, 2007-present