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Renee Shand-Lubbers

Dr. Renee Shand-Lubbers

Dr. Renee Shand-Lubbers is an Assistant Professor in the Online MA in Clinical Counseling Program at the California School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Shand-Lubbers earned her Ph.D. in Counseling from Montclair State University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in New Jersey and a nationally board-certified counselor (NCC). With master’s degrees in education and counseling, Dr. Shand-Lubbers has worked with student and client populations as both a K-12 educator and clinical mental health counselor. In addition to her work as a counselor educator, she also practices as an outpatient mental health clinician at a community-based agency. Dr. Shand-Lubbers is passionate about professional counseling as a force for social change; she focuses her teaching, research, and scholarship on antiracist White racial identity development and multicultural counseling training. Dr. Shand-Lubbers remains active within the American Counseling Association (ACA) and subdivisions including the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) and Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ) and enjoys regularly presenting at state, regional, and national conferences. Away from the office, Dr. Shand-Lubbers enjoys being outdoors especially long walks on the beach and exploring hiking trails in the NY/NJ/PA region, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.