Faculty

Meet our faculty.

Laura Heid

Overview

Department: 
School of Education » Counseling Department
SMC Email Address: 
Contact Information: 

Office
Filippi Academic Hall - 275

Contact:
Phone: 925-631-4293
Fax: 925-376-8379
Email: lheid@stmarys-ca.edu
Mail: KSOE, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., PMB 4350, Moraga, CA 94575

Education

  • Ph.D. Education/Counseling Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, 1986
  • M.A. Counseling Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 1975
  • B.A. Sociology, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1974

Professional Experience

 

Professional Memberships and Positions Held

 American Counseling Association (ACA)

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)

Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (WACES)

WACES Past President, 2001-2002 WACES President, 2000-2001

WACES President-elect, 1999-2000

WACES President-elect-elect, 1998-99

Executive Council Member (voting), 1998-2002

WACES WIRE Newsletter Editor, 1993-95

Executive Council Member (non-voting), 1993-95

California Association for Counseling and Development (CACD) (no longer active)

California Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (CACES) (no longer active)

CACES Representative to the CACD 1997 Convention Program Planning Committee

 

Courses Taught

Recently Taught:

  • COUN 222 Personal and Professional Development of Counselors

Presentations

 

Conference Presentations

(prior to 1988, written under previous name, Laura M. Smillie)

 Heid, L. S., Touset, V., & Sosa, G. (2013, October). Bilingual Counselors-in-Training: Advocacy in Action. Presentation at the 2013 Conference of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Denver, CO.

Heid, L. S., Touset, V., & Sosa, G. (2012, November). Identifying the skills, academic assets, and personal and professional challenges of bilingual students. Presentation at the 2012 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Portland, OR.

 Cook, J., Thomas, S., & Heid, L. S. (2011, October). A relational approach to working with resistance and rupture. Presentation at the 2011 Conference of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Nashville, TN.

Heid, L. S. (2010, November). Developing cultural empathy: Examining values within cultural contexts. Presentation at the 2010 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Sacramento, CA.

Heid, L. S. (2009, November).  Transformational learning environments: Developmental and relational considerations.  Presentation at the 2009 Conference of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, San Diego, CA.

Thomas, S., & Heid, L. S. (2009, November).  Personal and Professional Competencies: A transformative intervention and practice within counselor education.  Presentation at the 2009 Conference of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, San Diego, CA.

Heid, L. S. (2008, November). Using literature and film to develop empathic understanding of diverse cultures. Presentation at the 2008 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Palm Springs, CA.

Thomas, S., & Heid, L. S. (2008, November). Tailoring “Personal and Professional Competencies” for a graduate counseling program. Presentation at the 2008 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Palm Springs, CA.

Heid, L. S. (2005, December). Multicultural perspectives on theories of development and counseling. Paper presented at the 11thInternational Counseling Conference. Bangkok, Thailand. (This paper was also published in the Conference Proceedings: See p. 3)

Heid, L. S., Thomas, S., & Schubb, N.  (2004, October).  A mentoring model to aid students in writing and presenting research. Presentation at the 2004 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Sacramento, CA.

Parish, M. T., & Heid, L. S. (2004, October).  Challenging field experience students: Supervision strategies. Presentation at the 2004 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Sacramento, CA.

Heid, L. S., & Parish, M. T. (2003, November).  Supporting and mentoring students of color: The Las Voces Project.                            Presentation at the 2003 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Tucson, AZ.

Heid, L. S. (2002, December). Caring and empathy: Similarities, differences, and contributions to creating community. Paper presented at the Ninth International Counseling Conference, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. (This paper was also published in the conference proceedings: See p. 3.)

With Dr. Mary Parish and five of our Latina graduate students. we presented Las Voces: A collaborative research project on Latino/a development in the USA at the following two conferences:

2002 Conference of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Park City, UT.  

RACE 2002, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2001 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Spokane, WA.

Heid, L. S. (2000, June). Promoting constructivist perspectives and practices in counselor education and supervision: Developmental and ethical considerations. Paper presented at the Eighth International Counseling Conference, San Jose, Costa Rica. (This paper was published in the conference proceedings: See p. 3.)  Also, modifications of this presentation were accepted and given at the following two conferences:  

2001 annual conference of the American Counseling Association, San Antonio, TX.

2000 conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Los Gatos, CA.

Heid, L. S. (1999, October). Empathy revisited: How does the beat go on? Presentation at the 1999 National Convention of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, New Orleans, LA.

Heid, L. S. (1999, April). Leadership essentials for survival and evolution In the 21st century. Presentation at the 1999 World Conference of the American Counseling Association and the California Association for Counseling and Development, San Diego, CA.

Heid, L. S. (1999, April). Conversation: Learning and achievement. Panel participant at the 1999 World Conference of the American Counseling Association and the California Association for Counseling and Development, San Diego, CA.

Heid, L. S., & Parish, M. T. (1998, December). Relating authentically in a global community: A process of personal transformation. Paper presented at the Seventh International Counseling Conference, Sydney, Australia. (This paper was published in the conference proceedings: See p. 3.)

Heid, L. S., & Parish, M. T. (1998, November). Seeing the forest through the trees: Transforming our empathic perspective. Presentation at the 1998 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Seattle, WA.

 Heid, L. S. , & Parish, M. T. ( 1997, November). Supervisor lifespan development: Reflection, restoration, renewal. Presentation at the 1997 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Santa Barbara, CA.

Parish, M. T., & Heid, L. S. (1997, November). Expanding cultural norms: An experience of reflection and renewal. Presentation at the 1997 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Santa Barbara, CA.

Heid, L. S., & Parish, M. T. (1997, May). The nature of self integrated authenticity in counselors and therapists. Paper presented at the Sixth International Counseling Conference, Beijing, China. (This paper was published in the conference proceedings: See p. 4.)

Heid, L. S., Parish, M. T., Fleuridas, & Lee, w. (1996, October). Racism and multiculturalism: Our personal journeys. Invited encore presentation at the 1996 National Conference of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Portland, OR.

Heid, L. S., & Parish, M. T. (:1996, April). Supervisor development: Ethics and Issues. Presentation at the 1996 World Conference of the American Counseling Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

Heid, L. S., & Parish, M. T. (1996, February). Who are we? A crucial question for effective multicultural counselors. Presentation at the 1996 Conference of the California Association for Counseling and Development, San Diego, CA.

Heid, L. S., & Parish, M. T. (1995, December). Partnership cultures in the 21st century: Is the counseling profession ready? Paper presented at the Fifth International Counseling Conference, Hong Kong. (This paper was published in the conference proceedings: See p.4.)

Heid, L. S., Parish, M. T., Fleuridas, C., & Lee, W. (1995, November). Racism and multiculturalism: Our personal journeys. Presentation at the 1995 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Incline Village, NV.

Heid, L. S., & Parish, M. T. (1995, April). Supervisor countertransference: Fact, fantasy, frustration, and function. Presentation at the 1995 Convention of the American Counseling Association, Denver, CO.

Heid, L. S., & Parish, M. T. (1994, November). Supervisor countertransference: Frustration or professional growth? Presentation at the 1994 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Tempe, AZ.

 Heid, L. S., & Parish, M. T. (1994, April). Profiles of challenging practicum students: Supervision strategies. Presentation at the 1994 Conference of the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Tempe, AZ.

 Heid, L. S., & Parish, M. T. (1994, April, & 1994, February). A supervision model for counseling in a complex world: S.T.E.M. Presentation at both the 1994 Annual Convention of the American Counseling Association, Minneapolis, MN, and the 1994 Conference of the California Association for Counseling and Development, Los Angeles, CA.

 Smillie, L. M., & Scharff, K. (1979, March). Therapists' sexuality. Presentation at the 1979 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Division 29 (psychotherapy), Mexico City.