Margaret (Peggy) L. Bloom, PhD, Professor Emerita, Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin is a licensed psychologist and NCC certified counselor. Dr. Bloom is nationally recognized for her knowledge and expertise in assessment, DSM diagnosis, and counselor education. She is past chair and member of the board of directors of the Center for Credentialing & Education (NBCC), an elected fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and past president of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). Beginning her career as a psychiatric nurse and earning graduate degrees in nursing, counseling and a PhD in counseling psychology, Peggy brings a unique interdisciplinary perspective to each seminar. She has published numerous journal articles and presented professional education seminars across the world on assessment, diagnosis and counselor education.
Financial: Dr. Margaret Bloom has an employment relationship with Marquette University. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Margaret Bloom serves as an Assessment Mentor for the Assessment Academy of the Higher Learning Commission and as a Peer Consultant Evaluator for the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.