Christine Suniti Bhat, Ph.D.
Professor of Counseling at Ohio University
Past ASGW President 2017- 2018
Professor of Counseling at Ohio University Past ASGW President 2017- 2018
Dr. Bhat has extensive international experience as an educator, counselor, and psychologist. She currently serves as the ASGW representative to ACA’s Governing Council. Dr. Bhat has previously served in state and national leadership positions, including as President of the Ohio Counseling Association and Treasurer of Chi Sigma Iota. Her research interests are in group counseling, positive and strengths-based approaches in counseling, mentoring, and cyberbullying prevention.
As a counselor educator, Dr. Bhat enjoys teaching group counseling, preparing masters and doctoral level counselors to effectively and ethically facilitate groups to assist with fostering strength, growth, and healing in clients. She is passionate about mentoring and several of her current and former students are in leadership positions in ASGW and other counseling organizations.