Speaker Biography

Fred Hanna, PhD

Fred J. Hanna, Ph.D., is a Professor and co-designer of the PhD Program in Counselor Education at Adler University, in Chicago. He is also a Senior Faculty Associate at Johns Hopkins University where he taught graduate counseling courses for 22 years, including 11 years full time, leaving as a Full Professor. Fred has authored or co-authored over 70 peer reviewed and professional publications. An award-winning teacher, he has delivered over 480 conference presentations, seminars, trainings, consultations, and workshops, across America. He was the recipient of the 2019 Humanistic Impact Award, a national award granted by the Association for Humanistic Counseling. He was also the recipient of the Adler University Social Justice Award for 2020, and was named Adler Faculty Member of the Year for PhD programs for 2019. Fred has served as a consultant and trainer to the medical, mental health, corrections, business, and education communities, including such places as the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, the Fort Peck Sioux Reservation in Montana, the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University, and a variety of school systems, community agencies, prisons, and criminal justice settings.


Courses Offered

Beyond Motivational Interviewing and CBT: Advanced Techniques for Teen Substance Abuse