Gene Eakin

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200 SW 15th Street

200 SW 15th Street
Corvallis, OR 97331
PhD, Educational Psychology, University of Oregon
MA, Psychology, University of Northern Colorado
BS, Science Education, Oregon State University
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OSU Main Campus
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Dr. Eakin’s conference presentations and PhD dissertation research advising have focused on motivational interviewing, non-concurrent multiple baseline single-subject research design, school counselor site supervisor training, and math anxiety reduction.  He continues to provide professional leadership on the role of school counselors in teaching students social-emotional skills.  At the state and national level, he has been actively involved with the Evidence-Based School Counseling Board, Oregon School Counselor Association, White House Convening on Strengthen School Counseling Conferences, and the Three Principles Global Community.

Beyond OSU

Dr. Eakin has worked at Oregon State part-time or full-time for twenty-six years.  He provided the leadership for the development and implementation of the hybrid masters in school counseling.

Gene has twenty-eight years experience as a school counselor with most of that time spent as Program Lead at a high school of 1400 students in the Willamette Valley.  Gene is the Advocacy Chair for the Oregon School Counselor Association.

He and his colleague - Dr. Kathy Biles from Oregon State University Cascades - are among the first to introduce school counselors to motivational interviewing.