Michael K. Schmit University of North Texas, Denton, USA
Michael K. Schmit, PhD, LPC is an assistant professor in the department of counseling at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Dr. Schmit has over six years of clinical experience working with persons across the lifespan in a variety of clinical mental health settings. Prior to his current role as a counselor educator, Dr. Schmit was a program administrator at an integrated community mental health center. As an active member of numerous national, state, and local professional counseling organizations, Dr. Schmit is most proud of his service to the Journal of College Counseling as an associate editor and the Journal of Counseling & Development, the flagship journal of the counseling profession, as a reviewer. In recognition of his contributions to the profession, Dr. Schmit was recently identified as an emerging leader in the field by the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (AARC) and the recipient of two national awards, the Glen E. Hubele National Graduate Student Award, in 2016, and the Best Practices Research Award, in 2018, provided by the American Counseling Association for his research on integrated care treatment.