Thomas Arbaugh, Jr., Ph.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor (Virginia)

Supervising Counselor (Ohio)

 National Certified Counselor

219 West Beverley, Suite 106

Staunton, Virginia 24401




Counseling and Related Experience:

            Solo Private Practice, West Beverley St., Staunton, VA

            Augusta Psychological Associates, Staunton & Waynesboro, VA

            Private Practice Counseling and Consultation, Staunton & Harrisonburg, VA

            Eastern Mennonite University, Associate Professor

            University of Southern Mississippi, Assistant Professor, Psychology

            Augusta State University (Now Regents University), Counselor Educator

           Psychological Specialists of AugustaGeorgia, Private Practice Counselor

            St. Joseph Hospice, Consultant/Supervisor

            Health Recovery Services, Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor

            Safe House, Mental Health Services to Perpetrators of Domestic Violence

           Ohio University, Graduate Assistant

            Licking Heights Local Schools, School Counselor

            Utica City Schools, Junior High School Counselor

            Niijima Gakuen, English Teacher

            South Central High School, Teacher, Director, Coach



            Ohio University, Doctor of Philosophy

            Counselor Education                                                 Athens, Ohio; Conferred, 1994

            Bowling Green State University, Master of Education

            Guidance and Counseling                             Bowling Green, Ohio; Conferred, 1989

            Mt.Vernon Nazarene University, Bachelor of Arts

            Communications and Education                        Mt. Vernon, Ohio; Conferred, 1982



Professional Memberships (Past and Present):

            Active member in American Counseling Association

            Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development

            Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

            Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

            Virginia Counselor’s Association



Publications and Presentations:

  • Arbaugh, T. (2013, November). Cyber challenged: Working with adolescents and evolving technology. Presentation for The Department of Graduate Counseling. New Castle, DE.
  • Arbaugh, T. (2013, October). Cyber challenged: Adolescents and evolving technology. Presentation for The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow Teachers and Counselors. Columbus, OH.
  • Tillman, K.S. & Arbaugh, T. (May, 2013). Help seeking behaviors of high school girls who self-harm: A phenomenological study.
  • Arbaugh, T. (2013, March). Cyber challenged: Working with adolescents to survive the disasters of rapidly evolving technology. Presentation for The American Counseling Association Annual Conference. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Tillman, K. S., Arbaugh, T., & Balaban, M. S. (2012).Campus programming for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: An investigation of stigma, help-seeking, and resource knowledge. Eating Behaviors, 13(3), 281-284.
  • Arbaugh, T. (2012, March). Bisexuality: The silent B in the alphabet soup of the LGBTQ community.  Presentation for The American Counseling Association Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA.
  • Arbaugh, T.  (2004). Through  a glass, darkly. In R. Kreider (Ed.)., The cost of truth. Boston; New England Press.
  • Arbaugh, T., & Tillman, K. (March, 2004). Transitioning into school counseling programs: Avoiding pitfalls and finding your niche. Presentation for Virginia School Counselor’s Conference. Charlottesville, Virginia.
  • Carr, D., Coker, P., Arbaugh, T., Sheperis, C., & Adams, S. (March, 2003). A model for training LPC supervisiors. Presentation workshop for The American Counseling Association Annual Conference. Anaheim, CA.
  • Arbaugh, T., Peckruhn, H., & Gascho, K. ( November, 2003). Addressing lesbain and gay students in the school; A spiritual and holistic approach. Presentation for Virginia Counselor’s Association, Annual Conference. Williamsburg, Virginia.
  • Arbaugh, T. (2003). Dealing with dimensions of diverse populations. In R. L. Dingman & J. D. Weaver (Eds.), Days in the lives of Counselors. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Arbaugh, T. (2002, April). Bi-sexual and bi-cultural. Presentation for The American Counseling Association Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.
  • Arbaugh, T. (2002). Counseling the bisexual client.  In L. Burlow, & D. Capuzzi (Eds.), Sexuality Counseling. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Arbaugh, T. (2001, February). Diversity Sensitivity in Counselor Supervision. LPC Supervision training workshop for Mississippi Association of Licensed Professional Counselors. Jackson, MS.
  • Arbaugh, T. (2000, November). Cultural Diversity and Sensitivity Training. Workshop for the Handcock County Court Appointed Special Advocate Program. Bay St. Louis, MS.
  • Huey, W, Paisley, P., & Arbaugh, T. (1999, November). Ethics and the school counselor. Presented at the Georgia School Counselor’s Association. Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Arbaugh, T. (1998, November). Sexual abuse and the school counselor. Presentation to the Georgia School Counselor’s Association. Augusta, Georgia.
  • Huey, W., & Arbaugh, T. (1998, November). Forum for school counselors on ethical and legal matters. Presentation at the Georgia School Counselor’s Association.  Augusta, Georgia.
  • Arbaugh, T. (1998, February). Teaching school counselors. Presentation for Douglas Elementary School.  Trenton, South Carolina.
  • Arbaugh, T. (1996, March). Tips for coping with stress. Workshop for Lamar Elementary Teachers and Staff. Augusta, Georgia.
  • Arbaugh, T. (1995, April). Dancing with the dark side: How men cope with sexual abuse. Presentation to The American Counseling Association. Denver, Colorado.
  • Arbaugh, T. (1994). Dancing with the dark side: A qualitative study of the life reports of men who have experienced sexual abuse. Doctoral Dissertation. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.
  • Hoffman, J.R., & Arbaugh, T. (1995, October). Future trends in school counseling. In-service workshop for Richmond County School Counselors.
  • Arbaugh, T. (1993, March). Graduate student’s first convention. Counseling Today.
  • Arbaugh, T. (1990, February). Missionary stress: How can we the home team, help? Missionary Tidings. pp. 10-11.


Hobbies and Skills:

            Language ability in Spanish, Japanese, Chinese and American Sign Language

            International travel and cross-culture experiences

            Certified Yoga Instructor

            Hiking, biking, music, theater