Ryan Liberati | Webster University

Ryan Liberati, PhD, LPC, ACS, CCMHC, NCC



Associate Professor & School Counseling Coordinator
Department of Professional Counseling
301 Webster Hall
(314) 246-7624

Research Interests

LGBTQ issues
Scandinavian language and culture
Intimate partner violence
Domestic violence
Child and adolescent counseling
Qualitative research design
Queer theory
Clinical supervision
Clinical mental health counseling
School counseling
Group work
College counseling
Guided imagery
Art-based counseling and supervision   


Dr. Liberati is an assistant professor of professional counseling at Webster University. His main research interests are intimate partner violence, competency with sexual minorities, and counseling adolescents and children. His clinical specialties are children, adolescents, and LGBTQ.  He is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois, as well as a National Certified Counselor and Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor through the National Board of Certified Counselors. In addition, he has earned his Approved Clinical Supervisor credential through the Center for Credentialing and Education. Dr. Liberati also serves as Editor for the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling newsletter. He also is appointed by the Mayor of Fairview Heights, IL as a committee member for the Americans with Disabilities Act committee. 

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