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Every Truth Rightly
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Faculty in the Child

Kristin Schaefer-Schiumo ’89, PH.D.

Dr. Schaefer Schiumo ‘89 teaches graduate applied and theoretical courses in both the school counselling and clinical mental health counseling master’s program in the De­partment of Counseling and Development, LIU, Post. She facilitates outreach, program development, and presentations of wellness, the mind/body connection, crisis and trauma treatment, and positive psychology. She collaborates in inter­departmental establishment of new programs. She actively participates in the development of courses for the school and clinical mental health counseling programs delivered in blended and face-­to-­face formats.

Dr. Schaefer­-Schiumo’s current research interests focus on integrating exercise and healthy eating habits, establishing a cohesive community, and improved mental health indicators.

As a clinician, Dr. Schaefer­-Schiumo works with children, adolescents, and adults working to overcome challenges such as anxiety, depression, social anxiety, and trauma.

In her work, she integrates a collaborative, strengths-­based, evidence­-based approach, incor­porating approaches including mindfulness-­based cognitive therapy, brain spotting, EMDR, and trauma-­informed treatments.

Dr. Schaefer-­Schiumo is committed to serving those in the larger community not only through her own service and advocacy efforts but through mentorship of adolescents looking to de­velop their own strengths in advocacy, program development, and service. She is a member of both the Outreach Committee and the Research Committee for the Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer and the Nassau County Office of Youth Services, Youth Coun­cil.

Dr. Schaefer-­Schiumo currently services as a member of the Editorial Review Board for Adultspan and Counseling and Values, both journals published through divisions of the Ameri­can Counseling Association.

Affiliations

  • Member, American Counseling Association
  • Member, American Psychological Association
  • Member, American Mental Health Counseling Association

Kristin attended Waldorf from 1st through 12th grade graduating in 1989. Her son, Michael, is in the class of 2024.

Kristin Schaefer-Schiumo ’89, PH.D.

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Kristin Schaefer-Schiumo ’89, PH.D.

EducationMedicine & ScienceSymposium Panelist 2020

Dr. Schaefer Schiumo ‘89 teaches graduate applied and theoretical courses in both the school counselling and clinical mental health counseling master’s program in the De­partment of Counseling and Development, LIU, Post. She facilitates outreach, program development, and presentations of wellness, the mind/body connection, crisis and trauma treatment, and positive psychology. She collaborates in inter­departmental establishment of new programs. She actively participates in the development of courses for the school and clinical mental health counseling programs delivered in blended and face-­to-­face formats.

Dr. Schaefer­-Schiumo’s current research interests focus on integrating exercise and healthy eating habits, establishing a cohesive community, and improved mental health indicators.

As a clinician, Dr. Schaefer­-Schiumo works with children, adolescents, and adults working to overcome challenges such as anxiety, depression, social anxiety, and trauma.

In her work, she integrates a collaborative, strengths-­based, evidence­-based approach, incor­porating approaches including mindfulness-­based cognitive therapy, brain spotting, EMDR, and trauma-­informed treatments.

Dr. Schaefer-­Schiumo is committed to serving those in the larger community not only through her own service and advocacy efforts but through mentorship of adolescents looking to de­velop their own strengths in advocacy, program development, and service. She is a member of both the Outreach Committee and the Research Committee for the Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer and the Nassau County Office of Youth Services, Youth Coun­cil.

Dr. Schaefer-­Schiumo currently services as a member of the Editorial Review Board for Adultspan and Counseling and Values, both journals published through divisions of the Ameri­can Counseling Association.

Affiliations

  • Member, American Counseling Association
  • Member, American Psychological Association
  • Member, American Mental Health Counseling Association

Kristin attended Waldorf from 1st through 12th grade graduating in 1989. Her son, Michael, is in the class of 2024.