Tanupreet Suri, PhD, LMHC, LPCC, NCC

Assistant Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

School of Health Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Emerging adulthood, culture and identity, grief, identity development, college students, life transitions, and minority experiences 

Biography

Tanupreet Suri received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of New Mexico and her M.S. in Mental Health Counseling from Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York. She received her B.A. in Media and Communication Studies from The University of Maryland in Baltimore. Tanu holds independent licenses to practice mental health counseling in both New York, Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and New Mexico, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). 

Clinical Specialty

Tanupreet Suri's professional focus is on the intersection of technology, mental health, and college student mental health, particularly students of color within higher education. Tanu has worked with a range of populations in various areas, including community health, health education, awareness, promotion, and wellness. She also has additional experience working with the college-aged population providing one on one therapy, group therapy, and mental health outreach on college campuses. Her research and practice interests include college-student mental health, experiences of minority students within higher education, social media, and new technology's role in identity development, community-based participatory research, and social justice advocacy.

Education

M.S., Mental Health Counseling, Long Island University

Ph.D., Counselor Education & Supervision, University of New Mexico

Recent Publications

Suri, T. & Sands, H. (2020). Attachment to certainty in layers of uncertainty: A dialogue of counselors in COVID-19. In K. Varner, S. Bickmore, D. Hayes, P.G. Schrader, D. Carlson, & D. Anagnostopoulos (Eds.), The corona chronicles: Necessary narratives in uncertain times.

Goodrich, K. M. & Suri, T. (2020). A historical examination of computer-based therapeutic interactions: Where we have been and where we can go. The Romanian Journal of Counseling.

Suri, T. & Trott, A. (Accepted, 2019). Step-by-step process of CBPR projects for graduate students: Lessons from engaging with CBPR in interdisciplinary counselor education. In S. Atalay and A. McCleary (Eds.), The community-based PhD: Complexities, triumphs, missteps, and joys of community-based & participatory action research as graduate students.

Recent Presentations

Suri, T. & Trott, A. (2020, July). Creating Courageous Spaces: Using the Cultural Humility Framework for Supervision, Presentation at the New Mexico Counseling Association Annual Conference, Looking In and Reaching Out: Diversity. Equity. Inclusion. Albuquerque, NM. (Conference Canceled)

Trott, A. & Suri, T.  (2020, July). You Diagnosed Me with What? When Race-based Trauma Results in Mental Health Diagnoses, Presentation at the New Mexico Counseling Association Annual Conference, Looking In and Reaching Out: Diversity. Equity. Inclusion. Albuquerque, NM. (Conference Canceled)

Brammer, M. K. & Suri, T. (2020, June). A Panel of Individuals who Positively Impact New Mexican Transgender and Gender Expansive Youth and Families. Panel at the New Mexico Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling 3rd Annual Conference, Rainbow Across the Lifespan. (Conference postponed without new date)

Suri, T. & Trott, A. (2020, April). Cultural Humility: An Approach to Supervision and Social Justice, Education session at the American Counseling Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. (Conference Canceled)

Trott, A. & Suri, T. (2020, April). Race-based Stress, A Diagnosis? Roundtable session at the American Counseling Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. (Conference Canceled)

Suri, T. & Daniel, D. (2020, February). Communication, Collaboration & Community: A Move Towards Holistic College Counseling, Poster presentation at the American College Counseling Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Suri, T., Woodford, J., Brammer, M. K., & Keim, J. (2020, January). Self-Care: Unique Issues when Counselors need Counseling, Poster presentation at the 18th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.