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Core Faculty, Counseling Program
I Treat
Young Adult
Issues I Treat
Substance Abuse
Anger Management
Depression / Mood Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Emotion Regulation Issues
Grief & Loss
Life Stage Transitions
Women's Issues
Work / Life Balance
Workplace Issues
Spirituality / Religion
Therapists in Therapy
Types of Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies

Dr. Eleni Maria Honderich has 14 years of clinical practice, primarily assisting clients with addictions and substance use issues. She has extensive experience in helping clients develop healthy coping skills to treat addiction, depression, anxiety and anger management issues. In addition, Dr. Honderich is trained in motivational interviewing — a theoretical approach that can increase an individual's motivation for change.

Other Professional Involvement/Leadership Positions

International Committee Board Member, American Counseling Association (ACA) (2017 - present)

IRCEP Ambassador, International Registry of Counselor Education Programs (IRCEP)

Council for Accreditation for Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP) (2014 - present)

Recent Publications

Honderich, E. M., Grunhaus, C. M., & Martin, C. V. (In Press). Counselors’ experiences of workplace aggression and organizational values: A descriptive analysis. Counseling and Values.

Tuazon, V., Travis, S., Honderich, E. M., Williams, A., Menefee, S., & Gressard, C. (In Press). Drunkorexia: An exploratory investigation of college students seeking treatment services for alcohol-related infractions. Journal of College Counseling.

Lloyd-Hazlett, J., Rubio, J., & Honderich, E. (2017). Student counselors’ perceptions of ethical client referrals. Counseling and Values, 62(2), 180-197.

Honderich, E. M., Lloyd-Hazlett, J., & Gressard, C. (2017). An investigation of perceived ethical infractions among peers and supervisors in the counseling profession. Virginia Counseling Journal, 35, 13-27.

Williams, A., Honderich, E. M., & Gressard, C. (2017). The New Leaf experience: College student substance use treatment and addiction counselor training clinic. In P. S. Lassiter & T. J. Buser (Eds.), Annual review of addictions and offender counseling, volume III: Best practices, (pp. 204-221). Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.

Heyward, K. J, & Honderich, E. M. (2016, October). Establishment of a professional international counseling identify: Cross-cultural conversations. Counseling Today, 46-50.

Honderich, E. M., & Lloyd-Hazlett, J. (2016). Content analysis of counseling ethics and decision making. VISTAS, Art. 32, 1-12. Available from

Lloyd-Hazlett, J, Honderich, E. M., & Heyward, K. (2016). Fa-MI-ly: Experiential techniques to integrate motivational interviewing and family counseling. The Family Journal, 24(1), 31-37. doi: 10.1177/1066480715615666.

Biggs-Pine ASERVIC Journal Award, Association of Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (2017)
Insurance Accepted
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Self Pay
Out of Network Reimbursement