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Daniel Walinsky


       Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology
       University of Kentucky
       251D Dickey Hall
       Lexington, KY  40506-0017

       Phone: 859-257-4224
       E-Mail:  Dr. Walinsky's (vita in pdf)


  • BA, Wesleyan University, French Literature
  • MA, University of North Dakota, Counseling
  • Ph.D., University of North Dakota, Counseling Psychology

Classes Taught

  • EDP 605: Techniques I
  • EDP 642: Personality Assessment
  • EDP 664: Master’s Practicum
  • EDP 666: Career Counseling
  • EDP 688: Ethics

Clinical Interests

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Identity Development
  • Transgender well-being
  • Vocational Development
  • Cultural identity in trainee development

Research Interests

Daniel Walinsky, Lecturer, received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Dakota in 2012. His research interests includes LGBT well-being, social justice in counseling, cultural identity in supervision and training, and vocational development. He is committed to training that emphasizes science, practice, and social justice. Dr. Walinsky teaches courses in assessment, practicum, counseling techniques, ethics, and career counseling.

Represenatative Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Walinsky, D., & Whitcomb, D. (2010). Using the ACA Competencies for counseling
      with transgender clients to increase rural transgender well-being. Journal of
      LGBT Issues in Counseling 4(3-4), 160-175. doi: 10.1080/15538605.2010.

Book Chapters

Whitcomb, D., & Walinsky, D. (2013). Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Issues, Social
      Class, and Counseling, in W. M. Liu (Ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Social Class
      in Counseling. New York: Oxford.

Professional Service

  • Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) Presidential Special Task Group, Exploring Privilege (2010-2011).
  • Student Affiliates of Seventeen, Co-Chair, 2009-2010.
  • Student Affiliates of Seventeen, Podcast Coordinator, 2008-2009.