Tyler M. Kimbel, PhD

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Adjunct Professor

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Faculty Status:

Adjunct Faculty


MA Counseling


PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Northern Colorado (2013)
MS Ed., School Counseling, Youngstown State University (2009)
BS, Human Services, Geneva College (2007)


Dr. Kimbel is an adjunct professor at Palo Alto University and works full time as Director of Research and Information Services at the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). He has a background in school counseling and also has experience in a variety of clinical settings working with adults and at-risk populations. A graduate of Geneva College (B.S., Human Services) and Youngstown State University (M.S.Ed., School Counseling), Dr. Kimbel earned his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision at the University of Northern Colorado. He currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia.

Areas of Interest:

School Counseling; Counselor Education; Research and Program Evaluation

Selected Publications:

Kimbel, T. M., & Schellenberg, R. (In press). Meeting the holistic needs of students: A proposal for spiritual and religious competencies for school counselors. Professional School Counseling.

Kimbel, T. M. (2012). Book review: Exceptional life journeys: Stories of childhood disorder. Canadian Journal of Counseling and Psychotherapy,46, 277-280.

Clemens, E. V., Shipp, A. E., & Kimbel, T. M. (2011). Investigating the psychometric properties of school counselor self-advocacy questionnaire. Professional School Counseling15,34-44.

Kimbel, T. M., & Protivnak, J. J.(2010). For those about to rock (with your high school students), we salute you: School counselors using music interventions. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health,5, 25-38.