director of psychological services
Linda Locher joined Bucknell University as director of Psychological Services in August 2003.
Combining her love of clinical practice, teaching and professional training, Dr. Locher has worked in university and college counseling centers for over 25 twenty five years. She was elected to the University and College Counseling Centers' Board of Accreditation, International Association of Counseling Services (IACS), and helped author the 2000 revision of the accreditation standards for University and College Counseling Services. She has also served on the Board of the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors on three separate occasions and most recently has been working with fellow board members to expand the organizations' membership to community college center directors and develop a member database recording areas of professional expertise and interest.
Prior to joining Bucknell, Locher served as director of the counseling centers at James Madison University and the University of Rochester. She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from The Ohio State University and completed her graduate internship at the University of Maryland's counseling center under the direction of Thomas Magoon. Dr. Locher is licensed as a psychologist in Pennsylvania and Virgina.