M.A. Program Faculty: Ulash Thakore-Dunlap, MS

Ulash Thakore-Dunlap, M.S., LMFT
Full-Time Faculty and Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Pronouns: she/her

BA Business and Sociology - London Guildhall University, England, 1996
PGCE Edge Hill College - University of Lancaster, England, 1999
MS Counseling - San Francisco State University, 2006

Professor Dunlap is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and holds a PPSc (School Counseling Credential). Professor Dunlap is full-time faculty, her faculty role includes current Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the MA Counseling Psychology Program. In addition, Professor Dunlap maintains a private practice in San Francisco where she provides counseling and clinical supervision. Professor Dunlap has extensive clinical experiences working with children, adolescents, schools, families and adults.

Professor Dunlap has over 20 years of teaching experience at high school, community college and university level in the United Kingdom and United States. She is a trained school counselor and has extensive experience providing therapy in school-based settings. Professor Dunlap's interest and passion for Asian American mental health, South Asian clinical needs, school-based mental health, supporting immigrant clients, and mentoring emerging leaders who identify as a person of color have led her to present on this topic at a national and international level and publishing articles.

In her free time, Professor Dunlap is active in the community and is on several committees and boards including: board member for the San Francisco Mental Health Commission; current training advisory committee member for The American Psychological Association (APA) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP); past board member for The Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA) and past chair on Division on Practice.

Professional Memberships
American Counseling Association (ACA)
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA)

Child and Adolescent Counseling
Common Therapeutic Factors
Crisis, Disaster, and Trauma Counseling
Individual and Family Development
MFT Professional Development Seminar