Lynn E. Linde, Ed.D.


Clinical Assistant Professor
The School Counseling Program
Education Specialties Department
Loyola University Maryland
School of Education
Timonium Graduate Center
2034 Greenspring Drive
Room 50G
Timonium, Maryland 21093


Ed.D.  Counseling, The George Washington University Education, Guidance and Counseling, The George Washington University 
B.A. Psychology, Clark University


Lynn E. Linde, Ed.D., is Coordinator of Clinical Experiences in the School Counseling program at Loyola University Maryland. She received her doctorate in counseling and Master’s in School Counseling from The George Washington University. She is a former Branch Chief for Student Services at the Maryland State Department of Education.  She was the 2009-2010 President of the American Counseling Association (ACA)and is the current Treasurer-Elect of ACA and a member of the ACA Ethics Revision Task Force.  She was the Southern Region representative to ACA Governing Council, Past Chair of the ACA—Southern Region, and Past President of the Maryland Association for Counseling and Development, and has chaired several committees and task forces.  She is an ACA Fellow, a recipient of the Carl Perkins Award, the ACES Program Supervisor Award, the SACES Program Supervisor Award, and has received a number of other awards from ACA, its entities, and from the State of Maryland.  She presents on ethical and legal issues for school counselors and is the author or coauthor of several book chapters on ethical issues.  She is a True Colors certified trainer and conducts workshops for associations and schools.

Awards and Grants

2006   ACA Fellow
   ACA Counselor Educator Advocacy Award

2005   Governor’s Citation for recognition of service to the profession
Maryland State Board of Education recognition for over 30 years of service to the profession
Eastern Shore of Maryland Counselors Conference – Above and Beyond Award for service to the counseling profession
PBIS Maryland Exemplar Person of the Year Award

Research Interests

Ethics and legal issues for counselors

Recent Publications

Articles and Chapters

Erford, B. T., Moore-Thomas, C., & Linde, L. E. (2007).  Foundations of assessment: Historical, ethical, legal, and diversity perspectives.  In B. T. Erford (Ed.), Assessment for counselors (pp.45-98).  Boston: Houghton Mifflin/Lahaska Press.

Linde, L. (2011).  Ethical, legal, and professional issues in school counseling.  In B. T. Erford (Ed.), Transforming the school counseling profession (3nd ed.) (pp.70-89). Columbus, OH: Merrill Prentice Hall.

Linde, L. E., Erford, B. T., & Cheung, A. (2010).  Ethical and legal issues in counseling.  In B. T. Erford (Ed.).  Orientation to professional counseling (pp.55-92). Columbus, OH: Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall.

Linde, L. E., & Stone, C.  (2010) Codes of ethics and ethical and legal considerations for students, parents, and professional school counselors.  In B. T. Erford (Ed.). Professional school counseling: A handbook of theories, programs, and practices (2nd ed.) (pp. 45-60).  Austin, TX: ProEd.

Linde, L. E., Erford, B. T., Hays, D., and Wilson, F. R. (2010) Ethical and legal foundations of group work in the school. In B. T. Erford (Ed.), Group work in the schools  (pp. 24-36). Columbus, OH: Merrill.

Linde, L. E. , Erford, B. T., Hays, D. G., & Wilson, F. R.  (2011).  Ethical and legal foundations of group work.  In B. T. Erford (Ed.), Group work: Processes and applications (pp. 21-38).  Columbus, OH: Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall.

Content editor for the Professional Identity section of the ACA Encyclopedia of Counseling:

American Counseling Association.  (2009) ACA encyclopedia of counseling. Alexandria, VA: Author.


Secondary School Student’s Preferences for Counselor’s Disability Status, Gender, and Race by Problem Type

Professional Activities/Society Memberships

American Counseling Association
American School Counselors Association
Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors
National Career Development Association
Maryland Association for Counseling and Development

Professional Activities

July 2011 – Present Member, ACA Ethics Revision Task Force
   ACA Treasure-Elect
July 2010 – 2011 Past President, The American Counseling Association
   Chair, Task Force on School Counseling
   Observer, Financial Affairs Committee
   Member, Publications Committee
   Chair, Nominations and Elections Committee
   Member, Executive Committee
July 2009 – 6/30/10 President, The American Counseling Association
July 2008 – 6/2011 Member, 20/20 Vision for the Future of Counseling Oversight Committee
July 2006 – July 2008 Member, ACA Ethics Committee; co-chair 7/07 – 6/08

Service to the University

7/1/11 – Present Member, Faculty Compensation Committee
7/07 – Present  Advisor, Chi Sigma Iota
7/08 – 6/09  Director, School Counseling Program