Thana Singarajah, Ed.D.

Thana Singarajah

Clinical Assistant Professor of Counseling

Garrison Hall 723
(208) 282-3128

Specialty Areas: Cultural Counseling, Psychodiagnosis and Psychopharmacology, Personality Development and Study Abroad Programs for Professional Development in Counseling.

Ed.D., 1988, Idaho State University
M.Coun., 1984, Idaho State University
Bachelors in Industrial Technology, 1979, Bradford University of Technology

2015 Professional Achievement Award, Division of Health Sciences, Idaho State University
Brightest Star of Idaho Awarded by the Governor of Idaho
Member of the American Counseling Association
Member of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology
Ambassador to the National Health Service Corps
Clinical Member of ATSA
Director, Idaho State University Foundation Board
Areas of interest in Mental Health Counseling include Bipolar Spectrum Disorders and Attention Deficit Disorder especially in adolescent and college age individuals. Also interested in spiritual issues in counseling from a Christian perspective as I am an ordained minister.Teaching and training mental health professionals  in various  countries and helping develop support systems for refuge children and homeless individuals.

Dr. Thana has been a Clinical Assistant Professor at Idaho State University, Pocatello since 1988. He has been active in adolescent counseling and in the Idaho Foster Care system since the mid 80s. He has fostered 55 sons through the Health and Welfare system as well as through the judicial system. He has adopted four of these children. He was born and raised in Malaysia, went to college in England and has lived in Idaho since 1980. He has received various awards including the Brightest Star of Idaho from the Governor of Idaho as well as the Eastern Idaho United Way Councilís highest award for Community Leadership. He founded two menís shelter (The City of Refuge, The Ark) and a womenís shelter in Idaho Falls (Ruth House). He started, managed and gifted to the community as a not-for-profit entity, the largest mental health agency in Idaho from 1983 to 2008 called Family Care Center and is now Executive Director of Pearl Health Clinic and Pearl Group Homes www.pearlhealth.org. An Idaho State University Affiliate Clinic.

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