Dr. Meredith Drew


Office: V3005
Phone: 973-720-3092
Email: drewm2@wpunj.edu
Office Hours: Fall 2018 - Tuesday 2:30-4:00pm, Thursday 3:00-4:30pm, and by appointment

Department: Special Education and Counseling
Position: Assistant Professor

Area Specialization
School Counseling, Clinical Supervision, Group Counseling, Wellness Counseling, Technology in Counseling

Academic Degrees:

  • PhD, Counselor Education & Supervision, Walden University, 2013
  • MS, Education & Personnel Services, Fordham University, 2002
  • BA, Psychology, College of Saint Elizabeth, 2000

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (NJ)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)
  • Certified School Counselor (NJ)

Professional Experience:

Dr. Drew has extensive experience as a school counselor and has previously worked with the homeless, substance abuse, and adolescent populations. She has worked in clinical mental health and in the school settings and has blended her training to work with all clients. In addition to her faculty position, she provides supervision for LAC’s, conducts research on mental health disorders and the offender population, and consults school districts on a variety of issues. Dr. Drew is a member of the ACA, ACES, NJCA, NJSCA, and NARACES. Dr. Drew serves as the secretary of the Juvenile Conference Committee in Morris County.

Currently Teaching:

  • CSP 6040: Assessment and Appraisal in Counseling
  • CSP 6080: Career Counseling Across the Lifespan
  • CSP 6090: Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • CSP 6160: Research in Counseling
  • CSP 6200: Foundations of School Counseling
  • CSP 6860/6870: Internship I & II 

Research Areas: 

School Counseling
Clinical Supervision
Group Counseling
Counselor Pedagogy
Creativity in Counseling

Referred Publications:

Rush-Wilson, T., Drew, M., & Ordway, A.S. (In Press). The secret and all-consuming obsessions: Eating disorders. In Capuzzi, D. & Gross, D. (Eds.). Youth at risk (7th ed.). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association

Vincenzes, K., & Drew, M. (In Press). Letting go: Reflecting on the impacts of power, privilege, and identity.  In M. Pope, M. Gonzalez, E.R.N. Cameron, & J.S. Pangelinan (Eds.). Social justice and advocacy in counseling: Experiential activities for teaching. New York, NY: Informa UK Limited/Taylor & Francis/Routledge.

Drew, M., Hinkle, M.S., & Decker, K.M. (2018). Counseling celebrity interviews. In J. Jordan, R. Lee, & B. Perkins (Eds.). The handbook of experiential teaching in counselor education: A resource guide for counselor educators. Charleston, SC: CreateSpace Independent Publishing.

Vincenzes, K. & Drew, M. (2018). Facilitating interactive relationships with students online: Recommendations from counselor educators. Distance Learning, 14(4), 13-22.

Drew, M., Houska, J.A., & Federici, M. (2018). Status update: Perceptions of counselor competence on social networking site. The Practitioner Scholar: Journal of Counseling and Professional Psychology, 7, 60-70.

Drew, M. & Vincenzes, K. (2018). Bridging students’ multicultural competency across institutions: A model of practice. International Research in Higher Education, 3(2), 1-5.

Fox, J., Masia, C., & Drew, M. (2018). School based interventions for social anxiety. In Leschied, A., Saklofske, D., & Flett, G. (Eds.). The handbook of school-based mental health promotion: An evidence informed framework for implementation. pp. 411-427. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Drew, M., Stauffer, M.D., & Barkley, W. (2017). Personal counseling in academic programs with counselor trainees. The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 9(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.7729/91.1131

Drew. M. & Vincenzes, K. (2016). Blending your heart. In M. Luke & K.M. Goodrich (Eds.). Group works experts share their favorite group supervision activities. pp. 303-306. Alexandria, VA: Association of Specialists in Group Work.

Houska, J. A., & Drew. M. (2015). Telling research stories: Formulating coherent narratives in research intensive courses. In K. Braeke & J.A. Houska (Eds.). Telling stories: The art and science of storytelling as an instructional strategy. Retrieved from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology web site: http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/

Vincenzes, K., Drew, M., & Romero, L. (2015). Residences in an online doctoral program: Doctoral student’s perspectives. VISTAS. Retrieved from http://www.counseling.org/knowledge-center/vistas.

Drew, M.J., Ordway, A.S., & Stauffer, M.D. (2014). The secret and all-consuming obsessions: Eating disorders. In Capuzzi, D. & Gross, D. (Eds.). Youth at risk (6th ed.). pp. 197-228. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

Platt, A., & Drew, M. (2013). Career counseling. In Capuzzi, D. & Gross, D. (Eds.). Introduction to the counseling profession (6th ed.). pp. 369-395. New York, NY: Routledge.