Kathryn L. Norsworthy, Ph.D.

 
 

Upcoming Asia workshops:

July 9-28, 2013

Buddhist Education for Social Transformation (BEST)

Chiang Mai, Thailand

URL: International Women’s Partnership for Peace & Justice


Recent Publications (2000 - Present)


Books


Norsworthy, K.L. & Kaschak., E (2012).  Global Border Crossings:  Feminist Activists

and Peace Workers Collaborating Across Borders.  New York:  Routledge. 

URL:  Norsworthy & Kaschak.


Gerstein, L.H., Heppner, P. P., Ægisdóttir, S., Leung, S. A., & Norsworthy, K. L.

(Eds.) (2011). Essentials of Cross Cultural Counseling.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

URL:  Norsworthy Essentials


Gerstein, L. H., Heppner, P. P., Ægisdóttir, S., Leung, S. A., & Norsworthy, K. L.  (Eds.) (2009).  International Handbook of Cross Cultural Counseling:  Assumptions and Practices Worldwide.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

URL:  Norsworthy Handbook & Norsworthy Rollins Media


Sage Bio Information


Other publications


Norsworthy, K. L. & Khuankaew, O. (2012)  Feminist border crossings:  Our transnational partnership in peace and justice work.  In Kottler, J., Englar-Carlson, M. & Carlon, J. (Eds.), Helping beyond the 50 minute hour:  Therapists involved in meaningful social action. New York:  Routledge.


Norsworthy, K.L., Abrams, E.M., & Lindlau, S. (2012).  Activism, advocacy, and social justice in feminist counseling psychology.  In C. Z. Enns & E.N. Williams (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Multicultural Counseling Psychology. USA:  Oxford University Press.


Tang, M., Conyne, R., Heppner, P.P., Horne, S., Norsworthy, K. et al. (2012).  Implications of the international counseling experiences of pioneering U.S. professionals:  Considered from an ecological perspective.  International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling.  34(3), 242 – 258.


Norsworthy, K.L., McLaren, M.A., & Waterfield, L. (2012).  Women’s power in relationships.  In J. C. Chrisler, Reproductive justice:  A global concern.  Santa Barbara, CA:  ABC-CLIO.


Norsworthy, K. L. & Kaschak, E. (Special Issue Guest Editors) (2011).  Border crossings: 

Feminist activists and peace workers collaborating across cultures.  Women & Therapy,

34(3).  http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/wwat20/34/3

http://r-net.rollins.edu/faculty-highlights/2011/08/kathryn-norsworthy.html


Norsworthy, K.L. & Kaschak, E. (2011).  Introduction:  Border crossings:  Feminist

activists and peace workers collaborating across cultures.  Women & Therapy,

34(3), 211-222.


Norsworthy, K.L. & Buranajaroenkij, D. (2011).  Crossing borders, building bridges,

and swimming upstream:  Feminist liberatory work with south Thailand communities

in conflict.  Women & Therapy, 34(3), 242-260.


Gerstein, L. H., Heppner, P., Ægisdóttir, S., Leung, S. A., & Norsworthy, K. L. (2009).  Cross-cultural counseling:  History, challenges, and rationale.  In L. H. Gerstein, P. P. Heppner, S. Ægisdóttir, S.A. Leung, & K. L. Norsworthy (Eds.), International Handbook of Cross Cultural Counseling:  Assumptions and Practices Worldwide. (pp. 3 – 32). Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.


Norsworthy, K.L., Heppner, P.P., Ægisdóttir, S., Gerstein, L.H. & Pedersen, P. B. (2009).  Exportation of U.S.-Based models of counseling and counseling psychology:  A critical analysis.  In L. H. Gerstein, P. P. Heppner, S. Ægisdóttir, S.A. Leung, & K. L. Norsworthy (Eds.), International Handbook of Cross Cultural Counseling:  Assumptions and Practices Worldwide.  (pp. 69-88).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.


Leung, S.A., Clawson, T., Norsworthy, K.L., Tena, A., Szilagyi, A. & Rogers, J. (2009).  Internationalization of the counseling profession:  An indigenous perspective. In L. H. Gerstein, P. P. Heppner, S. Ægisdóttir, S.A. Leung, & K. L. Norsworthy (Eds.), International Handbook of Cross Cultural Counseling:  Assumptions and Practices Worldwide.  (pp. 111-124).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.


Norsworthy, K.L., Leung, S.M., Heppner, P. P., & Wang, L. (2009).  Crossing borders in collaboration.  In L. H. Gerstein, P. P. Heppner, S. Ægisdóttir, S.A. Leung, & K. L. Norsworthy (Eds.), International Handbook of Cross Cultural Counseling:  Assumptions and Practices Worldwide.  (pp. 125-140).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.


Gerstein, L. H., Heppner, P., Ægisdóttir, S., Leung, S. A., & Norsworthy, K. L. (2009).  A global vision for the future of cross-cultural counseling:  Theory, collaboration, research, and training. In L. H. Gerstein, P. P. Heppner, S. Ægisdóttir, S.A. Leung, & K. L. Norsworthy (Eds.), International Handbook of Cross Cultural Counseling:  Assumptions and Practices Worldwide.  (pp. 503 - 522).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.


Norsworthy, K.L. (2009).  Mosaics of trauma and recovery:  A feminist guide.  [Review of the book Cultural Competence in Trauma Therapy:  Beyond the Flashback].  Psychology of Women Quarterly, 33, 251-252.


Norsworthy, K.L. & Khuankaew, O. (2008). A New View from women of Thailand about gender, sexuality, and HIV/AIDS.  Feminism & Psychology, 18 (4), 527-536.

http://fap.sagepub.com/content/18/4/527.refs


Norsworthy, K.L. (2008). Peacework with Thai Muslim and Buddhist communities in conflict. In T. Ilter, N. Kara, M. Atabey, Y. Arslan, & M. Orun, Communication in Peace/Conflict in Communication.  Famagusta, Northern Cyprus:  Eastern Mediterranean University Press, 153-158.


Norsworthy, K.L. (2007).  Warming the global spirit:  Kindness as peace work.  [Review of the book The Power of Kindness:  The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life]. PsychCritiques-Contemporary Psychology:  APA Review of Books, 52 (9).


Norsworthy, K.L. with Khuankaew, O. (2006). Bringing social justice to international practices of counseling psychology.  In R, L. Toporek, L. Gerstein, N. Fouad, G. Roysircar, & T. Israel, Handbook for social justice in counseling psychology: Leadership, vision, and action.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage, 421-441. 

http://www.sagepub.com/books/Book227035


Khuankaew, O. & Norsworthy, K.L. (2005).  Crossing borders:  Activist responses to globalization by women of the Global South.  Globalization Research Center (renamed Patel Center), University of South Florida, Occasional Papers on Globalization, 2 (2).


Norsworthy, K.L. (2005, May 25).  Awakening the spirit in psychotherapy [Review of the book Cognitive humanistic therapy:  Buddhism, Christianity, and being fully human].  PsycCRITIQUES—Contemporary Psychology:  APA Review of Books, 50 (21).


Norsworthy, K.L. (2004).  Integrating feminist theory and engaged Buddhism:  Counseling women survivors of gender-based violence.  In K.L. Tsomo (Ed.).  Buddhist women and social justice:  Ideals, challenges, and achievements.  New York:  SUNY.

http://www.sunypress.edu/p-4016-buddhist-women-and-social-justi.aspx


Norsworthy, K.L. & Khuankaew, O. (2004).  Women of Burma speak out:  Workshops to deconstruct gender-based violence and build systems of peace and justice.  Journal for Specialists in Group Work,  29 (3), 259-283.

http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a714036252


Norsworthy, K.L & Gerstein, L. (Guest Editors).  (2003) Special Issue:  Counseling and Communities of Peace, International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling, 25 (4). 

http://www.springerlink.com/content/g2716h500134n712/


Norsworthy, K.L. & Gerstein, L. (2003).  Counseling and building communities of peace: The interconnections.  International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling, 25(4), 197-203.


Norsworthy, K.L. (2003).  Understanding violence against women in Southeast Asia:  A group approach in social justice work.  International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling, 25 (2/3), 145-156. 


Norsworthy, K.L. (2002). Feminist interventions for Southeast Asian women trauma survivors:  Deconstructing gender-based violence and developing structures of peace. Greensboro, N.C.: Resources in Education.  ERIC Doc. No. ED 465-145.


Norsworthy, K.L. (2002).  The feminist patriot.  An oxymoron?  (2002, Winter).  The Feminist Psychologist, 29, (1).


Khuankaew, O. & Norsworthy, K.L. (2001).  An exploration of death and dying:  Challenges for people with HIV/AIDS, their care givers and loved ones.  Bangkok, Thailand:  International Network of Engaged Buddhists.


Khuankaew, O. & Norsworthy, K.L. (2000).  Struggles for peace, justice, unity and freedom:  Stories of the women of Burma.  Seeds of Peace, 16 (3), 16-18.


 

Kathryn L. Norsworthy, Ph.D.

Professor

Rollins College

Graduate Studies in Counseling

Winter Park, FL  32789

knorsworthy@rollins.edu


URL:  Norsworthy Faculty


Kathryn L. Norsworthy is a counseling psychologist and professor of Graduate Studies in Counseling at Rollins College, where she teaches courses focusing on multicultural and social justice counseling, family therapy, mindfulness in counseling and psychotherapy,clinical hypnosis, and clinical practice.   With specializations in trauma, socially just peace building, and feminist therapy, she engages in action research, activism, and practice internationally, nationally, and in the central Florida community.


Rollins College Graduate Studies in Counseling   URL: Graduate Counseling


Facebook  URL:  Norsworthy FB



Media Samples


Film:  Decolonizing International Border Crossings:  Feminist Psychologists and Peaceworkers Collaborating at the Fault Lines.  URL:  Norsworthy Border Crossings


Thai PBS Explorer Feature (Bangkok, Thailand).

URL: Norsworthy Thai PBS (Advance to 32:45”)

 

Being Married Doesn’t Count When Gay Partners Do Their Taxes.  URL: Norsworthy & Flamm Orlando Sentinel


Guest Speaker Travels for Female Empowerment

URL:  Norsworthy VSU


Someone You Should Know:  Central FL Lifestyle Pg 34

URL:  Norsworthy Interview


College Park Spotlight. URL: Norsworthy Interview


Graduate Students’ Innovative Learning Experience

URL:  Norsworthy ASGW


Stronger Women.  URL:  Norsworthy APA Monitor


Faculty Perspectives. URL:  Norsworthy International


Documentary Film Appearances:

~Accessory to Murder:  Our Culture’s Complicity in the Death of Ryan Skipper

~In Anita’s Wake:  The Irrational War on Florida’s Gay Families

URL:  Norsworthy Media


Truth Wins Out/Love Wins Outlivepage.apple.com

URL:  Norsworthy Interview


National Awards


Eminent Career Award, American Counseling Association for Specialists in Group Work.  March 2012. www.asgw.org/2012-aca-conf-photos.htm


2011 Ursula Gielen International Book Award for Gerstein, L. H., Heppner, P. P., Ægisdóttir, S., Leung, S. A., & Norsworthy, K. L.  (Eds.) (2009).  International Handbook of Cross Cultural Counseling:  Assumptions and Practices Worldwide.  American Psychological Association Division of International Psychology. 

http://r-net.rollins.edu/faculty-highlights/2011/04/kathryn-norsworthy.html


Fellow, American Psychological Association.  August, 2010.

http://r-net.rollins.edu/faculty-highlights/2010/09/kathryn-norsworthy.html


Social Justice Award, Society of Counseling Psychology/American Psychological Association.  National convention, August, 2009, Toronto, Canada.

http://r-net.rollins.edu/faculty-highlights/2009/08/norsworthy.html


Florence L. Denmark and Mary E. Reuder Award for Outstanding International Contributions to the Psychology of Women and Gender. Division of International Psychology/American Psychological Association.  National convention, August 2009, Toronto, Canada.


Honoree, Division 48 (Peace Psychology).  (Honored by the division for Humanitarian Hero profile in the Dec. 2007 APA Monitor on Psychology). August, 2008.  American Psychological Association Convention, Boston, Mass.


Many Faces of Counseling Psychology Award, 2008 International Counseling Psychology Conference (sponsored by APA Society of Counseling Psychology), March 2008, Chicago, Ill.


2007 Outstanding International Psychologist.  Division of International Psychology/ American Psychological Association.  National convention, August, 2007, San Francisco, CA.

http://www.rollins.edu/holt/news/2008/01/norsworthy.html


June, 2005.  Outstanding Journal Article for 2004, “Norsworthy, K.L. & Khuankaew, O., Women of Burma speak out:  Workshops to deconstruct gender-based violence against women and build communities of peace and justice,” September, 2004, Journal for Specialists in Group Work.  Official journal of the Division for Group Work, American Counseling Association.


Kitty Cole Human Rights Award, American Counseling Association (highest career award given by ACA in this category), National ACA Convention, March, 2003, Anaheim, CA.


Ohana Social Justice Award, Presented by Counselors for Social Justice/ American Counseling Association, National convention, March, 2002, New Orleans, LA.


Central FL Community Awards

Hope and Diversity Award.  Hope CommUnity Center (Apopka Farmworker Ministry).  March 2013.


Rollins College Awards


President’s Award for Diversity and Inclusion (Inaugural award).  Rollins College. May 2010.

http://www.rollins.edu/news/2010/05/norsworthy.html


Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) Lifetime Achievement Award.  Rollins College (For contributions at the college, local, national and international level). March 2009.


Bornstein Faculty Scholar (2008/09).  Rollins College (For bringing national and international recognition to Rollins College). 


Cornell Distinguished Faculty Award (2005 – 2008, Inaugural Award), Rollins College (For outstanding teaching, research, and service) 


Arthur Vining Davis Fellowship (2004), Rollins College (For outstanding teaching and advising, scholarship, and service)


McKean Award (2001), Rollins College/Genius Foundation,.  Research focus:  Cross-cultural consultation:  Deconstructing psychological colonization and neo-colonialism in Global South-North collaboration.