Wayne State College

Alison Boughn

Alison Boughn is an assistant professor and teaches counseling courses at Wayne State College. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in South Dakota, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Iowa, a Board Certified Registered Art Therapist (ATR-BC), holds a certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and is a National Certified Counselor (NCC).

Ph.D., Counseling and Psychology in Education - Counselor Education Specialization, University of South Dakota, 2019
M.S., Art Therapy Counseling, Emporia State University, 2015
M.S., Mental Health Counseling, Emporia State University, 2015
BFA, Painting, University of South Dakota, 2013

Academic and Research Interests
Boughn’s teaching interests include clinical skills and application, practical research techniques, and development of counselor self-awareness. Her research interests include child psychological maltreatment, trauma, art therapy interventions, and technology’s impact on human behaviors and experiences.