Dodie received her doctoral degree from the University of Central Florida in the Counselor Education program. Dodie is a certified K-12 school counselor and has training as a mental health counselor with a focus in adolescent and
couples counseling. She has experience as a school and mental health
counselor in Florida, Switzerland, and Israel. Dodie currently serves as a
reviewer for Professional School Counseling and Counseling and Values Journal. She is also a member of the American Counseling Association Graduate Student Committee. Dodie is a past recipient of the ACA (American Counseling Association) Glen E. Hubele National Graduate Student Award, ACES (Association for Counselor Education & Supervision) Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership Award, and the SACES (Southern Association for Counselor Education & Supervision) Outstanding Doctoral Student Award. Dodie's research interests include school counseling, wellness, doctoral student professional identity development, international counseling, and the development of altruism.