Faculty & Staff

Tracy Cohn, Ph.D., Professor and Program Director [tcohn@radford.edu]

Dr. Cohn received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in human sexuality from the University of Kansas.  He completed his APA-accredited internship at Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Administration Medical Center, Leavenworth, Kansas and his postdoctoral hours at the New River Valley Community Services Board in Blacksburg, VA. He joined the Radford faculty in the Fall of 2007. His current research interests are in the areas of LGBT identity, issues of HIV, stigma related to older adults and ageing. He is a licensed psychologist in Virginia and has a private practice in Blacksburg, VA. He often works with  clients and couples regarding issues related to substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and sexual and gender identity.  He also assists with fundraising for organizations that provide services for under-served and marginalized populations.

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Pei-Chun Tsai, Ph.D., Associate Professor [ptsai3@radford.edu]

Dr. Tsai received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Iowa State University in 2015. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Georgia Tech Counseling Center. She joined the Radford faculty in the Fall of 2015. Her current research interests are in the following three areas: (1) positive psychology (especially the psychology of encouragement and well-being intervention), (2) training and supervision (especially coping with trainee’s anxiety in clinical work, and critical factors in training and supervision on trainee’s counseling self-efficacy), and (3) culturally adaptive coping for minority-related stress. 

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Tom Mullis, Ph.D., Professor [tmullis@radford.edu]

Dr. Mullis received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Utah in 1970. He completed his internship at Holiday Children’s Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.  He joined the faculty at Radford in 1973.  Prior to coming to Radford he worked at Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas. While working at Radford he worked as a part-time counselor at the Center for Counseling and Student Development for 15 years.  His research interests include existential psychology, ethics, and psychology of religion. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Virginia; he also is a Licensed Psychologist in Kansas. Presently, he has a limited private practice at the Center for Grief, Loss and Life Transitions. He enjoys working with clients who have existential and loss issues. He is the recipient of the Dedmon teaching award for excellence at Radford, Outstanding Volunteer Award from American Mental Health Counselors Association for work with graduate students, and in 2007 was presented an award by the Radford University Graduate College for his work in developing the Psy.D. program. His website is www.tommullis.com.

Dr. Mullis retired after the Fall 2008 semester but remains available for consultation as an Emeritus Professor.