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

Certifications and 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 and 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
  • 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.

Recent Presentations

Arman, J., Lonneman-Doroff , T.  Flipping the learning environment in MCPY 677 counseling adolescents.   Learning Design and Technology Fair. Regis University, Denver, CO.  Paper presented.  April, 2016.

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 and Recognition

  • Honored at worldwide Conference for Mindfulness in Life and Vocations, a diversity and practice experiential, 2015
  • University of Northern Colorado, Dean’s Citation for Excellence, Outstanding Dissertation, 2012


Community Involvement and 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