Marion E. Toscano, Ph.D., LCPC (MD), NCC

toscano.pngMarion E. Toscano, Ph.D., LCPC (MD), NCC

Assistant Professor, M.S. in Counseling Program
Email: tocanom@mtmary.edu   
Phone: (414) 930-3420
Office: Kostka Hall, room 338

Education

  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision (CACREP Accredited), Loyola University Maryland
  • M.S., Pastoral Counseling (CACREP Accredited), Loyola University Maryland
  • B.F.A., Theatre - Emphasis in Technical Theatre and Stage Management, Florida International University

Research Interests

  • Identity, LGBTQ, Minorities, Spirituality, Sub-cultures, Teams and Teamwork.

Recent Presentations 

  • Toscano, M. E., & Haas, J. (2019, October, Accepted). Health privilege and the invisible elephants of chronic illness and pain. Presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Biannual Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • Haas, J., Toscano, M. E., & Schuermann, H. (2019, September). Historical & Community Trauma in Ferguson, MO: Applying Research to Trauma Treatment. Presented at the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (AARC) Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Toscano, M. E., Haas, J., & Schuermann, H. (2019, June). Incorporating the multicultural social justice counseling competencies into research: A discussion about the methods of a phenomenological study. Presented at the Association of Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD) Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Summit, Orlando, FL.
  • Schuermann, H., Haas, J., & Toscano, M. E. (2019, May). Post police shooting trauma: Breaking down intersecting traumas following the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. Presented at the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Research Conference, Belfast, Ireland.
  • Toscano, M. E., Piedmont, R. L., O’Grady, K. A., Fox, J. D., & Kocet, M. M. (2018, October). More than just internalized homophobia: An examination of risks to self-acceptance. Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) Biannual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Toscano, M.E., Piedmont, R. L., O’Grady, K. A., Fox, J., & Kocet, M. M. (2018, September). A new measure of self-acceptance of sexual and gender identity. Presented at the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC) Bi-Annual Conference, Portland, OR
  • Toscano, M. E., Piedmont, R. L., O’Grady, K. A., Fox, J. D., & Kocet, M. M. (2018, October). More than just internalized homophobia: An examination of risks to self-acceptance. Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) Biannual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Haas, J., Toscano, M. E., & Stickney, K. (2018, September). Exploring millennial activism and racial equity interventions. Presented at the International Association for Counseling Annual Conference, Pomezia, Rome, Italy.
  • Toscano, M.E., Piedmont, R. L., O’Grady, K. A., Fox, J., & Kocet, M. M. (2018, September). A new measure of self-acceptance of sexual and gender identity. Presented at the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC) Bi-Annual Conference, Portland, OR.
  • Toscano, M. E. (2017, November). Making the Connection: Religion, Spirituality, and LGBTQ Identity. Session presented at the Maryland Counseling Association (MCA) Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Publications

  • Toscano, M. E. (2017). Intersectionality of religion/spirituality and sexual and gender identity. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 9, 399-400. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/rel0000151
  • Toscano, M. E., & Maynard, E. (2014). Understanding the link: ‘Homosexuality,’ gender identity, and the DSM. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 8 (3), 248-263. doi:10.1080/15538605.2014.897296
  • Toscano, M. E. (2017). Piedmont, Ralph. In Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion. D.A. Leeming (Ed.). Berlin, Germany: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-3-642-27771-9_9248-1
  • Piedmont, R. L., & Toscano, M. E. (2017). Self-report inventories. In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology. A. E. Wenzel (Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Inc. http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483365817.n1218
  • Piedmont, R. L., & Toscano, M. E. (2016). Assessment of Spirituality and Religious Sentiments (ASPIRES) Scale. In Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.) (pp.1-5). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_87-1

Professional Memberships

  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (ASERVIC)
  • Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling\Association of Assessment and Research in Counseling
  • Association Counseling Education and Supervision (ACES)
  • Southern Association Counseling Education and Supervision (SACES)
  • Maryland Counseling Association (MCA)
  • Maryland Association Counseling Education and Supervision (MACES)
  • Maryland Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (MAMCD)
  • Maryland Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling (MALGBTIC)
  • Maryland Association for Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling (MASERVIC)