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Chicago | Assistant Professor,
Department of Counseling and Integrated Programs

Vincent Marasco, Ph.D., LPC



Counselor education is a unique classroom space in which self-awareness and relational skills are honed and applied to build the relationships necessary to work towards counseling goals. Students are supported as they co-construct knowledge and understanding, promote diversity and social justice principles, and develop their professional identities.



  • Ph.D., Counselor Education and Counseling Practice, Idaho State University
  • M.A., Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Areas of Expertise and Academic Research Interests

Areas of Expertise and Academic Research Interests

  • Counselor education pedagogy
  • Clinical supervision
  • LGBT+/queer issues in counseling
Professional Memberships

Professional Memberships

  • American Counseling Association (ACA), member (2013- present)
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), member (2016-present)
  • Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Identities (SAIGE), member (2016-present)
Select Publications

Select Publications

  • Marasco, V. M., & Astramovich, R. L. (2022) Gay male counselor educators who come out: Professional implications. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling.
  • Baquet, S. N., Marasco, V. M., & Hill, J. (2021). Queer vocational and workplace considerations. In K. Nadal & M. R. Scharron-del Rio (Eds.), Queer psychology: Intersectional perspectives. Springer
  • Marasco, V. M. (2018). Addressing hegemonic masculinity with adolescent boys within the counseling relationship. Journal of Child and Adolescent Counseling, 4(3), 226-238. doi:
  • Astramovich, R. L., Chan, C. D., & Marasco, V. M. (2018) Advocacy evaluation for counselors serving LGBTQ client populations. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 11(4), 319329. doi:

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