Laurie Craigen, PhD
Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

PhD, College of William & Mary
EdM, College of William & Mary
BS, College of the Holy Cross

I am currently an Assistant Professor in the Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine Program at Boston University. Most recently, I was an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Services at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. For the past ten years, I have worked in a private practice setting. My client base consisted largely of adolescents and young adults presenting with a variety of mental health concerns, particularly self-injurious behavior. My research interests include self-injurious behavior, suicide, trauma, secondary traumatic stress, and the unique needs of military-connected children and their families. In addition to my research endeavors, I am committed to international learning experiences. I recently co-developed an international service-learning program in San Jose, Costa Rica, assisted a colleague in a study abroad program in Dublin, Ireland and participated in a trauma- healing program for children in South Africa. In addition to international programming, I also developed online courses in human methods and family guidance.

I received my B.A. in psychology from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. Additionally, I attained my Ed.S. in School Psychology and my Ph.D. in Counselor Education at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

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  1. Cole R, Cowan R, Craigen L. Building partnerships with low-income families of students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity-Disorder: Implications for professional school counselors. Journal of Children and Poverty. 2015; 21(1):47-58. View Publication
  2. Cole R, Craigen L, Cowan R. Compassion fatigue in human service practitioners. Journal of Human Services. 2014; 34(1):117-120.
  3. Craigen L, Cole R, Paiva I, Levingston K. Secondary traumatic stress and the role of the human service practitioner: Working effectively with Veterans’ families. Journal of Human Services. 2014; 34(1):38-51.
  4. Craigen L, Sparkman N. The value and importance of international service learning programs: A model for human service education. Journal of Human Services. 2014; 34(1):126-130.
  5. Craigen L, Cole R, Cowan R. Online relationships and the role of the human service professional. Journal of Human Services. 2013; 33(1):29-43.
  6. Craigen L, Cole R, McBride R. The college counseling experiences of young women who self-injure: A qualitative study. Human Services Today. 2013; 9(1).
  7. Craigen L, Cole R. Self-Injury and eating disorders in minors: When should the human service professional break confidentiality?. Journal of Human Services. 2012; 32(1):56-71.
  8. Grothaus T, Mcauliffe G, Craigen L. Cultural competence and advocacy in strength-based counseling. Journal of Humanistic Counseling Education and Development. 2012; 51:51-65.
  9. Wood S, Craigen L. Self-injury and gifted students. Journal for the Education of the Gifted. 2011; 34(6):839-859. View Publication
  10. Craigen L, Hays D. Assessing the effectiveness of a pilot training program for self-injury treatment. Journal of Human Services. 2011; 21(1):71-82.
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