Lisa Corbin, PhD, LPC, NCC | Mental Health Counseling Faculty | PCOM
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Director of the MS Counseling Programs
Assistant Professor

Lisa Corbin, PhD, LPC, NCC, has worked on college campuses for more than 25 years. She has held positions in both student life and academic affairs. Dr. Corbin currently serves as the Chair and Director of the MS Counseling program and as an assistant professor in the School of Professional and Applied Psychology where she teaches, advises, and mentors mental health counseling students.

In addition to her work at PCOM, Dr. Corbin serves as a counselor in her private practice. Her areas of specialty are sexual abuse and domestic violence, mindful meditations, as well as a grief and loss support.

Dr. Corbin completed her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision at Walden University. She also completed her doctoral internship at a local rape crisis center where she provided trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy to individuals and families. She completed her graduate level internship and worked as the trauma counselor at a Philadelphia inpatient recovery facility for males.

Dr. Corbin is active in the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) where she served as awards chair and is also active with the Greater Philadelphia Area Counseling Association (GPACA) where she is currently serving as past president and secretary. She wrote her dissertation on variables that predict career choice within the field of counseling. Her hope is to use this data to increase diversity among the counseling profession.


  • PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision at Walden University, CACREP accredited (2021)
  • MS in Clinical Mental Health, Walden University, CACREP Accredited, Summa Cum Laude (2015)
  • MS in Educational Administration & Policy Studies with a concentration in student development in higher education, University at Albany, Albany, NY (2001)
  • BA in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in child development, State University of New York at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY (1998)


  • Practicum and Internship 
  • Professional Development 
  • Theories of Counseling
  • Foundations of Psychotherapy 
  • Group Therapy 


Prof. Corbin's research interests include identifying best practices for teaching counselors, increasing diversity among counselor educators, counselors' role in inter-behavioral health, mental health wellness, as well as advocating for the counseling profession.


  • American Counseling Association (ACA), 2013 – present
  • Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA), 2015 – present
  • Greater Philadelphia Area Counseling Association (GPACA), 2014 - present
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, 2014 - present
  • Pennsylvania Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, 2013 - present
  • Chi Sigma Iota, International Professional Counseling Honors Society, 2014 – present
  • North American Society of Adlerian Psychologists (NASAP), 2013 – present