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Victor Kennerly, Ph.D

Associate Professor of Counseling
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 I have many years of teaching and counseling experience at the secondary and college levels with students diverse in age, ability and ethnicity in Detroit, Ann Arbor Spring Arbor, and Flint. I privately supervise and counsel individuals, couples, groups, families, children and adolescents in career, mental health wellness and personal concerns. I have provided monthly lectures and counseling to one hundred fifty inmates at the G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility in Jackson Michigan. I provide workshops regarding career education and adolescent developmental concerns. Every facet of my training and work has been with a diverse population, academically, socially or otherwise. I have provided student-teacher supervision for Eastern Michigan University, Wayne State University and Spring Arbor University. 


  • Ph.D: (Counseling/Psychology, Wayne State University) 2001
  • Ed. Spec.: (College of Education, Wayne State University) 1999
  • L.P.C.: (Board of Counseling, Professional Counselor) 1992
  • M.Ed.: (Guidance & Counseling, Wayne State University) 1991
  • B.A.: (Fine & Performing Arts, Music Education, Wayne State University) 1986

Awards & Honors

WSU College of Education Clinical Supervision


WSU College of Education George E. Leonard Memorial Scholarship


WSU College of Education Lyman a. Hurd, Jr. Scholarship


WSU College of Education Scholarship Award


Wayne County Regional Educational Service Outstanding Contribution to Education



Trial and error in career transition, Kennerly, V. L. (2004)