Dana Isawi
Assistant Professor

Department

Counseling, Adult and Higher Education (CAHE)

Research Interests

Dana T. Isawi, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of counseling at Northern Illinois University. She joined NIU in the fall of 2017. Isawi has experience in teaching a variety of graduate courses in mental health counseling, school counseling and play therapy as well as providing supervision for graduate students. Isawi has clinical experience in the school and community settings both locally and internationally. Her professional experience also includes counseling intervention development, implementation and evaluation. 

Isawi's research and presentations focus on multicultural issues in counseling, especially on the traumatic experiences of refugees and counselors working with trauma survivors. Her presentations also focus on cultural considerations in play therapy and in working with families from diverse backgrounds.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • M.A., Marymount University
  • B.A., Manchester University

Dana Isawi Contact

815-753-8210
disawi@niu.edu
Gabel 201N
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Us

Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education
Gabel Hall 200
815-753-1448
cahe@niu.edu