Jeffrey M. Smith

Jeffrey M. Smith, PhD, NCC, PLMHP

Kent State University - BS, MEd, PhD
Director of Counseling
Associate Professor of Education

Dr. Smith earned his PhD in Counseling and Human Development Services and completed all other degree work at Kent State University, Kent, OH.  He also holds a masters Degree in Health and Safety Education, and a Bachelors degree in Social Studies.  Since his arrival at Creighton, Dr. Smith has taught exclusively in the graduate program teaching courses, Educational Research, Appraisal in Counseling, Diagnosis in Counseling, as well as Counseling Diverse Populations, and Community Mental Health.

Dr. Smith's research focus centers on:

  • Men's use and avoidance of mental health counseling,
  • Interdisciplinary professional collaboration to enhance the client/patient treatment regime,
  • Graduate student research, presentation, and publication preparation,
  • Horticultural counseling

Dr. Smith is available for workshops and presentations, and has consulted on topics related to research grant - program evaluation, community research development, workplace conflict resolution, family counseling and Biblical counseling related issues.