Pub. date: 2008 | Online Pub. Date: June 25, 2008 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412963978 | Print ISBN: 9781412909280 | Online ISBN: 9781412963978| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Roehlke, Helen J. (1931-)
Lisa Y. Flores
Mentor, role model, supporter, founder, leader. Few people have the ability to touch the lives of others and to make positive changes in the world around them. This will be Helen J. Roehlke's legacy to counseling psychology. Her gift to the field extends far beyond her scholarship and service through the impact she had on the lives of the graduate students and interns whom she trained and the professionals she mentored during their early career years. She was passionate about training the next generation of psychologists and dedicated a great deal of her professional time to mentoring and supporting students from underrepresented groups, particularly women; individuals of color; lesbian, gay and bisexual persons; and international students and young professionals. Throughout the span of her career as a counseling psychologist, Roehlke saw the field transform from a monocultural profession to one that promotes and encourages diverse perspectives and individuals from varied ...