Rabeena Alli, Ph.d.

Rabeena AlliVisiting Clinical Assistant Professor
Timonium Graduate Center, 50g
410-617-1657
ralli@loyola.edu

Education

Ph.D. – Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. Program of Study: Counseling and Human Development Services (CACREP-accredited). Minor: School Counseling. Dissertation: Implementation of the american school counselor association (ASCA) national model: A framework for school counseling programs by high school principals in their schools.

M.A. – Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, Pennsylvania.  May 1997.  Program of Study: Rehabilitation Counseling (CACREP-accredited).  Graduated with Departmental Honors.

B.A. – Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, Pennsylvania.  May 1995.  Major: Psychology

Biography

Rabeena Alli, PhD, LPC, NCC received her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Counseling and Human Development from Kent State University. She has worked as an adjunct instructor in the department of Counseling, Administration, Supervision, and Adult Learning at Cleveland State University and in the department of Counseling at Youngstown State University. Dr. Alli has practiced counseling with diverse clients in university, public school, hospital, and community mental health agency settings. She has co-written peer reviewed journal articles on counseling, presented at state, regional, and national counseling association conferences, and has served on several local, state, and national counseling association committees. Prior to coming to Loyola University, Dr. Alli served as the Memory Assessment Clinic Counseling Center (MACCC) Coordinator at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where she provided individual and group counseling to primary caregivers, family members, and patients diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer's disease, and other forms of dementia.

Professional License

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with supervisory endorsement (LPCC-S).  Licensed by the state of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. 

Licensed Professional Counselor.  Licensed by the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors (NCBLPC).

Licensed Professional Counselor.  Licensed by the Government of the District of Columbia, Department of Health, Health Regulation and Licensing Administration, Board of Professional Counseling

Certifications

National Certified Counselor (NCC).  National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc.

Certification, May 1998
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, Pennsylvania
Program of Study: Elementary School Counseling.

Certification, December 1997
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, Pennsylvania
Program of Study: Secondary School Counseling.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Hall, D., Wilkerson, J., Lovato, J., Sink, K., Chamberlain, D., Alli, R., Clarke, P., Rogers, S., Villalba, J., Williams, J., & Shaw, E. G. (2014). Variables associated with high caregiver stress in patients with mild cognitive impairment or alzheimer’s disease: Implications for providers in a co-located memory assessment clinic.  Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 36(2), 145-159.

Clarke, P. B., Shaw, E. G., Villalba, J. A., Alli, R., & Sink, K. M. (2013).  Therapeutic interactions to enhance the mental health and wellness of dementia caregivers and patients.  Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 39(11), 7-10.  doi: 10.3928/00989134-20130916-06

Grants

Intramural Pilot (Hugenschmidt, C., PI: Alli, R., collaborator) 05/01/2014 – 04/30/2015
Translational Science Institute
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Awarded: $35,000.00
This pilot feasibility study was funded to collect physiological data on people with dementia and their caregivers attending support groups run through the Memory Assessment Clinic Counseling Center at Wake Forest School of Medicine.

Intramural Pilot (Clarke, P., PI: Alli, R., collaborator) 09/01/2014 – 05/30/2015
Kulynych Center and the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Awarded: $25,000.00
The proposed Care Train Project is a multi-phase pilot study that entails creating a culturally sensitive, accessible, and sustainable caregiver support group program for the African American faith-based community.

Scholarly Presentations

International

Shaw, E., Adams, J., Alli, R., Chamberlain, D., Rogers, S., Sink, K., Wilkerson, J., Williams, J., & Clarke, P. (2012, July). Coping well: Counseling to promote individual and caregiver wellness.    Presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), Vancouver, British Columbia.

Malinajdovska, L., & Alli, R. (2005, May).  Realty therapy: Working with adolescents and children.  Symposium on Cultural Exchange and Counseling, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey. 

National

Alli, R. (2015, October).  Tips on implementing the american school counselor association (ASCA) national model: Implications for counselor educators and supervisors.  Presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Alli, R., Shaw, E., Clarke, P., Hall, D., Sink, K., Villalba, J., Williams, J., & Wilson, V. (2013, July). An interdisciplinary counseling center for individuals, couples, and families affected by MCI and dementia.  Presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), Boston, MA.

Shaw, E., Hall, D., Lovato, J., Alli, R., Clarke, P., Villalba, J. & Sink, K. (2013, July).  Caregiver burden scale item analysis: Implications for mental health counseling approaches.  Presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), Boston, MA.

Cruikshanks, D., Duba, J., Alli, R., Burns, S., & Bruce, A. (2009, March).  Chi sigma iota presents: Seven habits of highly effective professional advocates.  Presented at the American Counseling Association (ACA) Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Alli, R., & Malinajdovska, L. (2007, October).  Suicide and stressors among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (GLBTQ) adolescents: Implications for counselors and supervisors.  Presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Conference, Columbus, OH.  

Briddick, C., Briddick, H., Smith, H., Pietrzak, D., & Alli, R. (2007, October).  Advocating for our graduates: Help for the faculty hiring process.  Presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Conference, Columbus, OH.  

Bowling, T., & Alli, R. (2005, October).  Developing a teaching philosophy as a doctoral student.  Presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.  

Miller, J., Miller, G. L., Alli, R., & Reno, J. (2005, October).  Developing a college counseling center: Managing crises and monitoring clients. Presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

McGlothlin, J., Rainey, S., & Alli, R. (2005, April).  Working with suicidal clients: Practical issues for supervisors.  Presented at the American Counseling Association (ACA) Conference, Atlanta, GA.  

Briddick, H., Maag, N., Trenhaile, J., Briddick, C., Martin, F., & Alli, R. (2004, March).  No child left behind: Implications for school counselors.  Presented at the American Counseling Association (ACA) Conference, Kansas City, MO. 

Regional

Kosh, L., & Alli, R. (2016, October). Resilience and wellness: Teaching graduate counseling students strategies to use both. Proposal accepted for the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Clarke, P., Ivers, N., & Alli, R. (2014, October).  Integrating dementia education into counselor Education: The why and the how.  Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) Conference, Birmingham, AL.

Alli, R. (2006, October).  Suicide and stressors among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (GLBTQ) adolescents: Implications for counselors and supervisors.  Presented at the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NCACES) Conference, Kansas City, MO.

Rainey, S., & Alli, R. (2006, October). Supervision of counselors with GLBTQ clients.  Presented at the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NCACES) Conference, Kansas City, MO.

McGlothlin, J., Rainey, S., & Alli, R. (2004, October). Working with suicidal clients: Practical issues for supervisors.  Presented at the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NCACES) Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Malinajdovska, L., & Alli, R. (2003, October). Operationalizing multicultural competencies: A multicultural competencies rubric.  Presented at the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NCACES) Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Malinajdovska, L., Alli, R., & Rapisarda, C (2003, October).  Moving beyond the big four.  Presented at the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NCACES) Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Alli, R., & Degauw, M. (2002, June). Who moved my cheese? Applying ‘cheese’ concepts to your residence life program.   Presented at Northeast Association of College and University Housing Officers (NEACUHO) Conference, Ithaca, NY.

Alli, R. (1997, April). Stressors and coping strategies among graduate students.  Graduate research paper presented at the Tenth Annual State System of Higher Education (SSHE) Graduate Student Leadership Research Conference, Millersville, PA.

State

Clarke, P., Hall, D., Alli, R., & Villalba, J. (2013, February).  Using wellness-based counseling with individuals diagnosed with a chronic illness and/or their caregiver.  Presented at the North Carolina Counseling Association Conference (NCCA), Greensboro, NC.

Cruikshanks, D.,  Roseman, C., Alli, R., Burns, S., & Bruce, A. (2008, November).  Chi sigma iota presents: Seven habits of highly effective professional advocates.  Presented at the All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC), Columbus, OH.

Miller, J., & Alli, R. (2006, April).  Gatekeeping: It’s the ethical thing to do!  Presented at the Ohio Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (OACES) Conference, Columbus, OH.

Jones, J., Alli, R., & Wanjau, W. (2005, April).  Gatekeeping: Ethical implications for counselor educators and supervisors.  Presented at the Ohio Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (OACES) Conference, Columbus, OH.

Local

Alli, R. (2015, October).  Positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) and classroom management strategies. Presented at the Professional Development Day for the teachers of the Archdiocese of Baltimore at Loyola University Maryland, Timonium, MD

Alli, R. (2011, May).  Role of a counselor on the behavior health unit at pitt county memorial hospital (PCMH).  Lenoir Community College Nursing Students.  Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC. 

Alli, R. (2007, September).   Introduction to mental illness.  Portage County Crisis Intervention Team. Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Alli, R. (2006, March).  Group counseling: Ethical practice of counselor leading groups. Chi Sigma Iota and Counseling and Human Development Center Symposium on Supervision.  Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Miller, J., & Alli, R. (2005, February).  Gatekeeping.  Chi Sigma Iota and Counseling and Human Development Center Symposium on Supervision.  Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Alli, R. (2004, October).  Saving lives: Understanding depression and suicide.  Crestwood High School, Mantua, OH.

Alli, R. (2004, October). Sadness: Overcoming loneliness, homesickness, and transitional concerns.  University Orientation and Health Issues.  Kent State University, Kent, OH. 

McGlothlin, J., Rainey, S., Alli, R., & Malinajdovska, L. (2004, February).  The supervision of suicidal clients: Practical interventions.  Chi Sigma Iota and Counseling and Human Development Center Symposium on Supervision.  Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Alli, R., & Malinajdovska, L. (2003, November). Effective listening and communication skills. In-service training for Hospice volunteers, Robinson Memorial Hospital, Ravenna, OH.

Alli, R. (2003, January). Communication styles and conflict resolution. In-service training for Residence Assistants at Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Alli, R. (2002, March).  The lifeline: A tool for encouraging reflective thinking among college students.  In-service training for Residence Assistants at New York University, New York, NY.

Alli, R. (2002, January).  Developing learning community.  In-service training for Residnce Assistants at New York University, New York, NY.

Alli, R., & Degauw, M. (2002, February-July).  Reflective practice book club.  Facilitator and Secretary.  Workshop for Residence Hall Managers at New York University, New York, NY.

Alli, R. (2000, August).  Programming model: The wellness wheel. Workshop for Resident Assistants at Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Alli, R. (2000, September).  Working with upper-class students in residence halls. Workshop for Resident Assistants at Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Connor, G., & Alli, R. (1999 October-2000 May). Cultural and racial understanding and eXchange group (CRUX). Co-facilitator of a weekly workshop to enhance cultural awareness, knowledge and sensitivity of interested students at Kent State University.  The program was supported by the Department of Resident Services, Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Alli, R.  (1998, April).  Guest speaker at Celebration of Excellence Award Ceremony, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA.

Professional Membership

American Counseling Association (ACA)

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)

Association for Humanistic Counseling (AHC)

Maryland Counseling Association (MCA)

Maryland School Counselor Association (MSCA)

North Carolina Counseling Association (NCCA)

Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES)