Patrick McMillionFULL-TIME Faculty
Office Location: Malouf Hall 122
Office Hours: MW 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Ph.D. Northrn Illinois University
M.S. Northrn Illinois University
B.S. Illinois State University
Learn More About Patrick
Dr. Patrick McMillion is a core faculty member in Counseling and Counselor Education and he is the Adventure Therapy Certificate Program Coordinator. He is a Utah Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor who completed his PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision at Northern Illinois University. His dissertation was titled: A Single-Case Alternating Treatments Design Utilizing Quantitative Electroencephalography to Observe and Measure Mental State Trends During Individual Participant Non-Nature-Based Small Initiative Adventure Therapy Experiences. He has a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy and a Master's in Counseling.
A professional in the field since 2008, his primary focus has been in community mental health in a variety of roles and with a specialization in Adventure Therapy since 2012, becoming a Certified Clinical Adventure Therapist in 2020. He has also provided services in schools and coordination with residential settings and day treatment programs. He has a strong passion for teaching, supervising, and training new counselors.
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Beyond the Counseling world, Patrick has served as a volunteer firefighter. He loves spending time with his partner and two kids, exploring nature, listening to podcasts, and learning new skills.
Areas of Expertise
Adventure Therapy and Clinical Mental Health Counseling