Counselling Psychologist

Registered Psychologist, Ontario. Certificate #4269

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University of North Carolina
, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, 1991
Ohio State University, Counseling and Consultation Service, Columbus, Ohio
Predoctoral internship, 1987 

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia
M.Ed., Counselor Education, 1981

Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, B.A., Psychology, 1979


Registered Psychologist, Ontario. Certificate number 4269. 2006 – Present.
Licensed Psychologist, Georgia. License number PSY002659. 2003 – 2008.
Licensed Psychologist, Alabama. License number 700. 1993 – 2005.

Private Practice as a Registered/Licensed Psychologist

Psychologist in private practice, Toronto, ON, 2006-present
Psychologist in private practice, Decatur, GA, 2003-2005

Teaching Experience

Associate Professor, 2005-2008; Seasonal Lecturer, 2008-2018.
OISE/University of Toronto, Counselling Psychology program, Toronto, Ontario

Associate Professor, 1997-2005; Assistant Professor, 1991-1997.
Auburn University, Department of Counseling and Counseling Psychology, Auburn, Alabama

Instructor, 1990.
Durham Technical Community College, Durham, North Carolina

Courses Taught

Counseling Diverse Populations
Counseling Skills
Counseling Theories
Practicum (Master’s and Doctoral)
Supervision Theory and Practice
Adult Development
College Student Development
Counseling in Higher Education
Research Methods

Introductory Psychology
Counseling Skills for Educators


Liddle, B. J. (2007). Mutual Bonds: Lesbian Women’s Lives and Communities. In K. J. Bieschke, R. M. Perez, K. A.  DeBord (Eds.), Handbook of counseling and psychotherapy with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender clients (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, pp. 51-69.

Liddle, B. J. (2007). The Challenge of Understanding LGBTQ Lives and Experiences. In V. Clarke & E. A. Peel (Eds.) Out in psychology: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer perspectives. Wiley, pp. 120-123.

Liddle, B. J. (2005). Tales from the Heart of Dixie: Using white privilege to fight racism. In S. K. Anderson & V. A. Middleton (Eds.), Explorations in privilege, oppression, and diversity. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, pp. 171-176.

Vicario, B. A., Liddle, B. J., & Luzzo, D. A. (2005). The Role of Values in Understanding Attitudes Toward Lesbians and Gay Men. Journal of Homosexuality, 49, 145-159.

Creamer, T. L., & Liddle, B. J. (2005). Secondary Trauma among Disaster Mental Health Workers Responding to the September 11th Attacks.  Journal of Traumatic Stress, 18, 89-96.

Schuck, K., & Liddle, B. J. (2004). The female manager’s experience: A concept map and assessment tool. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 56, 75-87.

Liddle, B. J., Luzzo, D. A., Hauenstein, A. L., & Schuck, K. (2004). Construction and validation of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Climate Inventory.  Journal of Career Assessment, 12, 33-50 .

Liddle, K. & Liddle, B. J. (2004). In the meantime: Same-sex ceremonies in the absence of legal recognition. Feminism and Psychology, 14, 52-56.
Liddle, B. J., & Stowe, A. M. (2002). A lesbian/straight team approach to changing attitudes toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 6 (3/4), 99-108. Published simultaneously in E. P. Cramer (Ed.) Addressing homophobia and heterosexism on college campuses. Binghamton, NY: Harrington Park, pp. 99-108.

Schuck, K. D., & Liddle, B. J. (2001). Religious conflicts experienced by lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapy, 5, 63-82.

Liddle, B. J. (2000). Counseling Lesbians. In T. Murphy (Ed.), Reader’s Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, pp. 163-164.

Liddle, B. J. (1999). Gay and lesbian clients' ratings of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapy, 3, 81-93.

Liddle, B. J. (1999). Recent improvement in mental health services to lesbian and gay clients. Journal of Homosexuality, 37(4), 127-137.

Liddle, B. J., Kunkel, M. A., Kick, S. L., & Hauenstein, A. L. (1998). The gay, lesbian, and bisexual psychology faculty experience: A concept map. Teaching of Psychology, 25, 19-25.

Liddle, B. J. (1997). Gay and lesbian clients' selection of therapists and utilization of therapy. Psychotherapy, 34, 11-18.

Liddle, B. J. (1997). Coming out in class: Disclosure of sexual orientation and teaching evaluations. Teaching of Psychology, 24, 32-35.

Liddle, B. J., Westergren, A. J., & Duke, D. L. (1997). Time allocation and research productivity among counseling faculty. Psychological Reports, 80, 339-344.

Liddle, B. J. (1996). Therapist sexual orientation, gender, and counseling practices as they relate to ratings of helpfulness by gay and lesbian clients. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 43, 394-401.

Liddle, B. J., & Brazelton, E. W. (1996). Psychology faculty satisfaction and compliance with IRB procedures. IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research, 18 (6), 4-6.

Liddle, B. J. (1995). Sexual orientation bias among advanced graduate students of counseling & counseling psychology. Counselor Education & Supervision, 34, 321-331.

Werth, J. L., Jr., & Liddle, B. J. (1994). Psychotherapists' attitudes toward suicide. Psychotherapy, 31, 440-448.

Liddle, B. J. (1986). Resistance in supervision: A response to perceived threat. Counselor Education and Supervision, 26, 117-127.

Conference Presentations

Graham, S., & Liddle, B. J. (2006, August). Dual relationships lesbian/bisexual therapists encountered practicing in LGB communities. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Case, A. B., & Liddle, B. J. (2001, August). Factors integral to valuing diversity among majority group members. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Liddle, B. J., Albert, K. A., Liddle, K., & Schuck, K. D. (1999, October). The effectiveness of specific components of a multicultural counseling course in enhancing multicultural competency. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, New Orleans, LA.

Schuck, K. D, & Liddle, B. J. (1998, November). Embracing one's sexual orientation: An existential analysis. Program presented at the annual meeting of the Alabama Counseling Association, Mobile, AL.

Vicario, B., Liddle, B. J., & Luzzo, D. A. (1998, August). Relationship between values and attitudes toward lesbians and gay men. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Schuck, K. D., & Liddle, B. J. (1998, August). Religious and spiritual conflicts and experiences of lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
Brazelton, E., Carney, J., Cobia, D., & Liddle, B. J. (1993, November). The impact of new supervisory standards on the practicing counseling supervisor. Program presented at the Fall Workshop of the Alabama Counseling Association, Birmingham, AL.

Liddle, B. J. (1993, August). Investigation of sexual orientation bias among counselor trainees. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Werth, J. L., Jr., & Liddle, B. J. (1993, August). Psychotherapists' differential attitudes toward suicidal ideators: Implications for practice. In B. Bongar and J. L. Werth, Jr. (co-chairs), Rational suicide: A possibility? Symposium conducted at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Sanford, T. R., & Liddle, B. J. (1988). Graduate Student Retention. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Southern Association for Institutional Research, Houston, Texas.

Galassi, J. P., Lazarus, S., Liddle, B. J., Trent, P. M., Delworth, U., & Worthington, E. L. (1986, August). Unresolved Issues in Counseling Supervision. Colloquium presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Professional Service

Editorial Boards     
Canadian Online Journal of Queer Studies in Education, 2005-2008.
Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2002-2007.
Journal of Lesbian Studies, 2003-2005.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2001-2004.
Counselor Education and Supervision, 1995-2000.

, American Psychological Association’s Division 44,
Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, & Bisexual
Issues, 2000-2005 (Editor) and 1997-1999 (Associate Editor).