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

Ulash Thakore-Dunlap, M.S.
Full-Time Faculty

B.A. Business and Sociology - London Guildhall University, England, 1996
P.G.C.E. Edge Hill College - University of Lancaster, England, 1999
M.S. Counseling - San Francisco State University, 2006

Professor Dunlap is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and holds a PPSc (School Counseling Credential). In addition, Professor Dunlap maintains a private practice in San Francisco where she provides counseling and clinical supervision, and is adjunct faculty at San Francisco State University MS Counseling Program. Professor Dunlap has extensive clinical experience working with children, adolescents, schools, families and adults. Her work experience includes Richmond Area-Multi Services, San Francisco where she worked in school-based settings with the Wellness Program and also with children, adults and families at the outpatient clinic.

Professor Dunlap has over 20 years of teaching experience at high school, community college and university settings 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 passion for school-based mental health services has led her to present on this topic at a national and international level, and publishing articles on adolescent clinical needs, undocumented students and South Asian immigrant youth. In addition Professor Dunlap areas of interest includes Asian mental health and supporting emerging leaders in the field of counseling.

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 Board; current training advisory committee member for The American Psychological Association (APA) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP); current board member for The Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA) and chair on Division on Practice; current advisory board member for 3rd South Asian International Film Festival, past Communications Officer for AAPA and past Chair for the Division On South Asian Americans, part of AAPA and past International committee member for the American Counseling Association (ACA).

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