Stephen Flynn

Stephen FlynnStephen Flynn
Associate Professor of Counselor Education and School Psychology
Graduate Program Coordinator for Couples and Family Therapy and Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Director, the Helping Center

Chair, The PSU Institutional Review Board

Phone: (603) 535-3221



Stephen Flynn is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in New Hampshire and Colorado, and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Colorado. Dr. Flynn teaches clinical and research oriented courses in both clinical mental health and school counseling programs. He has diverse experience in applied mental health settings including a couple and family training institute, university counseling center, private practice, mental health agencies, inpatient psychiatric hospital, emergency room assessment team, as the director of a counselor training lab, and as the coordinator of clinical experiences for a CACREP accredited counseling program.

Dr. Flynn has led multiple empirical investigations in the counseling profession. His work has been published in a broad range of counseling journals, including: The Journal of Counseling and Development, Counselor Education and Supervision, Career Development Quarterly, The Family Journal, Counseling Outcomes Research and Evaluation, and The Professional Counselor.

Degrees and Education
  • PhD, Counselor Education, University of Northern Colorado
  • MA, Mental Health Counseling and Applied Psychology, Rowan University
  • BA, Psychology, University of Northern Colorado

Courses Taught
  • Clinical Mental Health & School Counseling (internship)
  • Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning
  • Counseling Children and Adolescents
  • Counselor Education & Supervision (internship)
  • Crisis Intervention in Professional Counseling
  • Group Counseling Theories
  • Working with Children and Families
  • Legal & Ethical Aspects in Counseling
  • Research in Counselor Education (seminar)
  • Theories of Counseling
  • Counseling Skills