r. Colleen R. Logan has been a sought after leader in the areas of diversity management, diversity training, and organizational diversity consultation for more than 25 years. She is an entrepreneur, scholar-practitioner, and social justice advocate. Dr. Logan has dedicated her career to advancing affirmative therapy for LGBTQ+ individuals, couples, and families; social justice; and advocacy for marginalized populations. Her career spans decades of activism, advocacy, and diversity training. She provided a revolutionary training to the One of her clients was the Naval Air Systems Command where she provided a revolutionary training program regarding diversity in the workplace and how to create and maintain a non-hostile working environment. Further, as a consultant in Texas, she provided similar training programs to Police Academies in both Houston and Victoria. She has also served as a consultant and trainer in school districts in Houston, Sugar Land, and Dallas to help address bullying and implement anti-bullying policies and programs. Through her work, she aided parents and school systems address issues related to bullying and anti-bullying measures.
Throughout her 25+year career, Dr. Logan has worked with many institutions from city and government agencies, K-12 school systems, universities, foundations, healthcare agencies, police academies, manufacturing facilities such as AirBorn and so forth. Most recently, Dr. Logan consulted with a number of public agencies in San Mateo County, California. Specifically, she serves as a consultant and diversity trainer with StarVista and mental health professionals working at San Mateo County General Hospital. StarVista is an innovative agency that provides over thirty counseling, crisis prevention, youth housing, and outreach programs to residents of San Mateo County. Dr. Logan has a national and international reputation as a trainer and speaker in issues related to LGBTQ+ issues; multicultural/diversity issues; advocacy, and social justice. For example, she was an invited speaker at the Asian Pacific Counseling conference in Singapore, the Philippines Counseling Convention in Manila and the X. Turkish Psychological and Guidance Congress in Adana, Turkey. She remains active in various professional organizations and currently serves as a trustee on the American Counseling Association Foundation. She is also active in the Texas Counseling Association (TCA) and serves on the Board of Directors. The ACA has commended her for her contributions to the field of counseling as well as her unwavering commitment to affirmative therapy for LGBTQ+ individuals, couples, and families.
Dr. Logan has held leadership and administrative positions throughout her career. At Argosy University and the University of Houston-Victoria, she was a full professor and vice president of academic affairs and associate dean of the School of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Currently serves as, she an associate professor at Southern Methodist University in the Department of Conflict Resolution and Counseling. She has authored or co-authored a number of articles and chapters. In 2016, Dr. Logan authored a document entitled Inclusion and Wellbeing of LGBTQ+ Youth, an award-winning document created for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America staff and volunteers.
A Licensed Professional Counselor, Dr. Logan has maintained a private consultation, executive coaching, and counseling practice for over twenty years. She has refined large diversity training initiatives throughout her career. She is a content expert and a highly skilled facilitator who is engaging and innovative – never boring, consistently tailored to her audience, and always memorable. Dr. Logan uses media, exercises, humor, and a context of safety and exploration to elicit the best out of those participating in her programs.