Louise A. Douce


Louise A. Douce, PhD, is a specialist in college student mental health and has been active in college and university psychology for 35 years. She has published and presented in the areas of career development for women, multicultural competency with a special focus on GLBT issues, supervision and training and women's issues. She has served on the APA Council of Representatives, Finance Committee and Board of Educational Affairs, and currently serves on the Board of Directors. She is a past president of the APA Society of Counseling Psychology. She has received the APA Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Award and lifetime achievement awards from the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors, AUCCCD, and the Commission of Counseling and Psychological Services of ACPA. Douce retired in 2012 as assistant vice president of student life at The Ohio State University, having supervised units dedicated to enhancing success of and removing barriers to student success, including health, mental health, career and student wellness services and the Younkin Success Center. She is a pioneer in university threat assessment, chairing the OSU team for 25 years and providing crisis support for the campus.

APA Divisions
  • Fellow of Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology)
  • Member of Division 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women)
  • Member of Division 44 (Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues)
  • Member of Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race)
  • Member of Division 52 (International Psychology)
State, Provincial and Territorial Psychological Associations
Contact Information

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Special Assistant to the Vice President, Student Life
The Ohio State University
Office 731 Lincoln Tower
1800 Cannon Drive
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 565-7991