Counselor Education

USM Graduate Student Dorice Timko Awarded NBCC Scholarship

Dorice Timko of Jonesport was recently awarded a scholarship by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation. Timko is a current graduate student in the rehabilitation counseling program at USM.  She has a B.A. in community studies and applied anthropology from the University of Maine Machias, is a master practitioner of Reiki and has been a UMaine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener volunteer since 2005. She is an avid supporter of small-scale, sustainable farms and businesses. Timko is currently employed as a certified behavioral health professional assigned to a young child on the autism spectrum.


Admissions Deadline Extended to March 31, 2015

The Counselor Education program will be conducting a second round of admissions for the fall 2015 semester, with a deadline of March 31, 2015. Completed application, including standardized test scores, must be submitted by this date. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact me at

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