Supporting Faculty

The Graduate Studies in Counseling supporting faculty are adjuncts who have extensive clinical experience in private practice, agency work, supervision, and consultation. As clinical professionals active in the community, they bring specialized expertise to the classroom, supporting the learning experience of mental health counseling students.

Burt Bertram, Ed.D.
Supporting Professor of Counseling

B.S., Florida Atlantic University
M.Ed., Counseling, University of Central Florida
Ed.D., University of Florida
Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Dr. Bertram has been in private practice in the Orlando area for 35 years and supporting professor at Rollins since 1994. His professional efforts focus on assisting individuals, couples, families and workgroups to productively identify, understand, and address the issues that are affecting their lives. He is co-author of The Counselor and the Law. Dr. Bertram teaches a range of courses, including the family and relationship therapy series, ethics, and skills courses.

Judy Galloway, Ed.D.
Supporting Professor of Counseling

B.A. and M.A., University of West Florida; Ed.D., University of Sarasota
Licensed Mental Health Counselor


Dr. Galloway has been teaching at Rollins intermittently since 2002. She has taught a range of courses, including Psychopathology, Practicum, Theories of Personality, Human Growth and Development, Community Counseling and Crisis Intervention, and Dynamics of Marriage, Relationship, and Family Systems. Her special professional interests include couples therapy, adolescents, grief, college counseling, personality disorders, and teaching!te in College and University Counseling.

Anthony J. Schefstad, Ph.D.
Supporting Professor of Counseling

B.A., M.A., Rollins College; M.S.W., Ph.D., University of Maryland
Licensed Clinical Social Worker


Dr. Schefstad has been an adjunct faculty member for Rollins College since 2000. He has provided direct clinical services and administration for not-for-profit community-based programs in addictions, mental health, foster care, employee assistance, homelessness, and trauma since 1984. He teaches Addictive Disorders, Group Dynamics and Process, and Practicum and Internship. Dr. Schefstad is in private practice in Altamonte Springs, Florida.

Tiffany Schiffner, Ph.D.
Supporting Professor of Counseling

B.A., DePauw University; M.A., & Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Licensed Psychologist in Florida and North Carolina


Dr. Tiffany Schiffner has been an adjunct faculty member for Rollins since 2012. Clinically, Dr. Schiffner is a generalist and her interest areas include clinical training and supervision, multicultural counseling, Latina/o mental health in counseling, complementary and alternative medicine in psychology, and clinical hypnosis. She has worked at several settings such as academia, counseling centers, and private practice.

Valorie Thomas, Ph.D.
Supporting Professor of Counseling

B.A., M.A., University of Central Florida; Ed.S., Ph.D. University of Florida
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor


Dr. Valorie Thomas has been a supporting faculty member for Rollins since 2001. She gained her clinical experience in managed mental health care where she utilized solution-focused brief therapy emphasizing client strengths. Her interests include counselor education and supervision, legal, ethical, and best practice issues in counseling, group work, and infertility and early pregnancy loss. She has co-authored Sexuality Counseling: An Integrative Approach.

Graduate Studies in Counseling
Rollins College
1000 Holt Avenue – 2726
Winter Park, FL 32789
T. 407.646.2708
srdavis@rollins.edu