Toni Schindler-Zimmerman, Ph.D.
Toni Schindler-Zimmerman, Ph.D. Dr. Toni Schindler Zimmerman has been on the Colorado State University Human Development and Family Studies Department faculty and has been the director of the Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) graduate program since 1991. The MFT program is accredited by the COAMFTE national board. The program has been recognized by the board for outstanding work in the training of graduate participants especially with respect to diversity training. Toni’s research is primarily in four areas; therapeutic mentoring for at-risk youth (Campus Connections Project), work and family balance, diversity training with participants (the FAIR curriculum) and analysis of relationship advice in the popular media. Toni is an excellent teacher who has been recognized for her enthusiasm and rigor in her teaching, especially with respect to diversity training. She is a CSU Distinguished teaching scholar and has taught several terms for the University of Virginia study abroad program, Semester at Sea.
  Jen Krafchick, Ph.D.
Jen Krafchick, Ph.D. has been at Colorado State University since 1999, serving in a variety of capacities. She completed an M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy, a graduate certificate in Women's Studies, and a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Education with Human Development and Family Studies. In addition to graduate studies, Dr. Krafchick has also served as the Assistant Director at Women’s Programs & Studies, coordinating services to participants who experienced interpersonal violence (including sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking). As an academic, Dr. Krafchick has taught in departments across campus including HDFS, Women’s Studies, Education, and the Honors Program. Dr. Krafchick’s research has centered on parenting strategies, gender, Campus Connections project and development considerations for multicultural education. Prior to joining the staff and faculty at CSU, she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Solomon Islands from 1996-1998. Jen is married and has two high-school aged children.
  Jen Aberle, Ph.D.
Dr. Jen Aberle has been an Adjunct and Distance Education Faculty member at Colorado State University in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies since 2002. Jen’s research explores familial relationships and multicultural education. She has published articles on social justice teaching and curriculum development, parenting, attachment, and care providing for aging parents. She is an outstanding educator who teaches courses on human development, parenting, and grief and loss both on campus and through the HDFS online degree program. In addition, she has a private psychotherapy practice in Fort Collins, CO.


Cassandra Stewart
Carly Anderson
Jamie Baker
Jim Banning
Chelsea Barger
Alexa Belmont
Rebekah Breyer
Britney Brinkman
Courtney Carmichael
Kendra Doukas
Maura Dunn
Lauren Eiss
Tatiana Forsberg
Kevin Fraser
Jennifer Garvey
Chelsea Hagen
Melissa Hahn
Tiffany Higgins
Brittney Hunter
Ron Jeffrey
Bernie Knittel
Amanda Knollenberg
Valerie Macheel
April Malcolm
Stephanie Mastroantonio
Lateka McHenry
Phyllis Nackagawa
Kristen Oeffling
Atsuko Otsuko
Joanna Pepin
Mary Beth Probst
Veronica Rivera
Stacy Saltsman
Emily Schroder
Garrett Sheeran
Emily Smit
Darcy Stamps
Diego Vega
Kinsey Vetter
Kendall Warwick
Shawanda Williams
Erin Mead Witters
Sage Zimmerman
Misha Zimmerman
MFT student facilitators