Elisabeth Liles


Contact Information

Associate Professor
Eureka Hall 435G
(916) 278-6173

Office Hours

Summer 2018
Mondays: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesdays: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesdays: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursdays: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fridays: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Joined Faculty: August 2009

Quote of Personal Interest

"It is not what you do that matters most, but what you do after what you have done." (Garry Landreth)

Areas Research/Scholarly Activity

Play Therapy
Activity Therapy
School Counseling

Courses Taught

  • CHDV 139 - Educational Play: Theory and Practice
  • EDC 210 - Multicultural/Ethnic Counseling
  • EDC 214 - Dynamics of Human Development
  • EDC 216 - Counseling Theory
  • EDC 231 - Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
  • EDC 242 - Play and Art Therapy for Children
  • EDC 272 - Counseling Children and Youth
  • EDC 274 - Guidance and Consultation in School Counseling
  • EDC 280 - Practicum in Communication
  • EDC 475 - Practicum in School Counseling
  • EDC 480 - Field Study in School Counseling
  • EDC 500 - Master's Culminating Experience

Educational Degrees

Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Nevada, Reno (CACREP)
M.A., School Counseling, University of Nevada, Reno (CACREP)
B.A., English - Secondary Education with a Minor in Writing, University of Nevada, Reno

Select Publications

Liles, E. E., & Packman, J. (2009). Play therapy for children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. International Journal of Play Therapy, 18, 192-206.

Packman, J., Smaby, M., Maddux, C., Farnum, C., Hodges, C., Liles, E., et al. (2009). The impact of skills-based training on counselor locus of control and emotional intelligence. VISTAS Online. American Counseling Association. Available at http://counselingoutfitters.com

Liles, E. E. (2008). The write words. In L. L. Foss, J. Green, K. Wolfe-Stiltner, & J. L. DeLucia-Waack (Eds.), School counselors share their favorite group activities: A guide to choosing, planning, conducting, and processing (pp. 121-122). Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work.

Curriculum Vitae

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Last updated: June 4, 2018
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