Biography

Prior to joining Temple University, Dr. Diana Wildermuth spent three years as a school counselor at the Bucks County Technical High School and 12 years at Kennett High School in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania as a school counselor and department chairperson. She is also a national certified counselor (NCC) and licensed professional counselor (LPC) in Pennsylvania. Her past research has included resilience and acculturation differences with Mexican American and Mexican students and the relationship to academic achievement. Her research focuses on working with immigrant families and children, school counselor identity development, and more recently, sports counseling with a multicultural focus. Utilizing her past and current research, she embeds multiculturalism counseling in all her courses and in her training of counselors. She has developed curriculum specifically designed for training school counselors to work with English Language Learners. Dr. Wildermuth presents regularly on providing school counselors and counselors in training on how to counsel and work with English language learners and undocumented students.

Research Interests

  • School Counseling
  • Counselor Training/Supervision
  • Multicultural Education
  • Sports Counseling

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

CPSY 5511

Counseling in the Schools

Graduate

CPSY 5565

Educational Specialists Coordinating Community Resources for Diverse Learners

Graduate

CPSY 5565

Educational Specialist Coordinating Community Resources for Diverse Learners

Graduate

CPSY 5579

Introduction to Couples and Family Counseling

Graduate

CPSY 5591

Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling Psychology

Graduate

CPSY 5593

Career Counseling and Development

Graduate

CPSY 5698

Fundamental Counseling Techniques

Graduate

CPSY 9185

Master's Internship in Counseling Psychology

Graduate

CPSY 9285

Master's Internship in Counseling Psychology

Graduate

CPSY 9387

Practicum in Counseling Psychology I & II

Graduate

SPSY 8773

Challenges to Development: Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Graduate

Selected Publications

  • Portman, T., Wood, C., & Fye, H. (2019). Critical Incidents in School Counseling. In Critical Incidents in School Counseling, Third Edition (pp. 37-44). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

  • Wils, K. (2018). Autism Spectrum Disorder. In C. Cox & J. Jordan (Eds.), Clinical Interventions for Counseling Children and Adolescents A Toolbox for School-Based Therapists & School Counselors. Rock Hill, South Carolina: James Consulting. Retrieved from https://publicationswithjo.wixsite.com/

  • Wildermuth, d. (2018). Lesson: What Do You Expect Me To Do. In S. Springer (Ed.), A School Counselor's Guide to Small Groups Coordination, Leadership, & Assessment. Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work. Retrieved from https://books.google.com/

  • Wildermuth, D. (2018). Lesson: Play It Again: The Movie Clip Activity. In S. Springer (Ed.), A School Counselor's Guide to Small Groups Coordination, Leadership, & Assessment. Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work. Retrieved from https://books.google.com/

  • Labadie, K. & Wildermuth, D. (2018). Lesson: #Get Social Obstacle Course. In S. Springer (Ed.), A School Counselor's Guide to Small Groups Coordination, Leadership, & Assessment. Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work. Retrieved from https://books.google.com/

  • Wildermuth, D. (2015). Exploring resilience and academic achievement: A comparision between mexican american students and mexican students. Retrieved from http://libproxy.temple.edu/