Barbara Herlihy, Ph.D.

Professor of Practice, Counseling



Barbara Herlihy, Ph.D., NCC, is a Professor in Practice and Counselor Education at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She also holds the title of Professor Emerita in the Counselor Education Program, at the College of Education and Human Development at the University of New Orleans. She is a Fellow of the American Counseling Association and is a past recipient of the SACES Courtland Lee Social Justice Award and the ACES Distinguished Mentor Award.

A prolific writer, she is co-author (with Dr. Gerald Corey and Dr. Theodore Remley) of three current books on counselor ethics and co-editor (with Dr. Cassie Storlie) of a new book, Counseling Leaders & Advocates (2021). She has authored or co-authored approximately 100 journal articles and book chapters, primarily on ethics, social justice, and feminist therapy. She currently serves as Associate Editor for Ethics for Counseling and Values. She has served twice as Chair of the ACA Ethics Committee and currently serves as Chair of the ACA Ethics Appeals Panel. In recent years, she has become passionate about furthering the globalization of the counseling profession and has presented seminars and workshops across the U.S. and in other countries. She currently serves as Co-Director of Global Issues for the International Institute for the Advancement of Counseling Theory.