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Sheldon Aaron completed his Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Eastern Illinois University (EIU) in Charleston, Illinois. He is Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois, a Nationally Certified Counselor, and holds Level-1Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy. His research interests include counselor and student development, the advancement of cultural humility and sensitivity when working with students and clients of color and students and clients who identify as LGBTQIA+, and the advancement of professional standards of care with these populations. Sheldon is an active member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), the Association for Counselor Education & Supervision (ACES), the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD), the Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Identities (SAIGE), and Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ). Sheldon has been recognized as an EIU Hamand Society Scholar and Distinguished Graduate Student.