Allie Capo Burdick | Springfield College

Allie Capo Burdick

Allie Capo Burdick

Instructor, Counseling Department
Allie Capo Burdick head shot
  • Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Springfield College, Springfield, Mass., 2021
  • Bachelor of Science in Marketing Communication, Boston University, Boston, Mass., 1997

Capo Burdick is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision
from Southern Connecticut State University and is writing her dissertation on barriers and
influences on parent pre-adolescent communication about sexual relationships and consent.
She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Capo
Burdick has received the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion award honoring the work of Counselors
for Social Justice (CSJ) at Springfield College as well as the Early Counselor Educator Research
Award for dissertation research by the Connecticut Association for Counselor Education and
Supervision (CACES).

Research Interests
  • Human Sexuality 
  • Healthy Relationships and Consent 
  • Feminism
  • Human Rights
Courses Taught
  • Counseling Skill and Development
  • Research and Program Design
  • Career Counseling
  • Counseling the Culturally Diverse
  • Clinical Coordinator: Practicum + Internship
Certifications and Memberships
  • American Counselor Association (ACA), 2019-Present Member 
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), 2021- Present 
  • Member Connecticut Counseling Association (CCA), 2021-Present 
  • Member CT Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (CACES), 2021-Present
  • Member Chi Sigma Iota (CSI), 2020-2022 
  • Ellington Equality, 2020-Present 
  • Co-Founder and Director Non-profit organization established in 2020 committed to social justice through advocacy, awareness and education, promoting equity in our community through status, rights and opportunity
  • Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ), 2020-2021 Co-founder of the Springfield College Chapter and Vice President 
  • Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA), 2021-Present Member


Selected Works


  • Roundtable Presentation, “Pandemic-related Challenges in Counselor Education: Shifting Toward a Strength-based Perspective,” ACES Denver, CO October 2023
  • Group Presentation, “One University’s Approach Toward Creating a Socially Just Model for Counselor Education and Supervision,” ACES Atlanta, GA October 2021