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​Twinet Parmer, Ph.D.

  • ​Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Courses Taught
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Counseling Aspects of Sexuality
  • Techniques in Counseling
  • Individual Practicum
  • Internship in Counseling
  • Ethics in Counseling
  • Human Relations
  • Counseling in Children
  • Couples and Family Counseling
  • Career Counseling
  • Organization and Administration of Guidance Services (School Counseling)
  • Introduction to Community Agency Counseling
  • Independent Study - Plan B Research Papers
  • Thesis Research
  • ​​​Research Interests
  • Holistic wellness​
  • Sexuality counseling 
  • Work and career development
  • African American family issues
  • ​​​Publications
  • Parmer, T. (2013). Holistic life-design career counseling: The case of Malaika. In S. G. Niles, J. Goodman, & M. Pope (Eds.), The career counseling casebook: A resource for students,practitioners, and counselor educators (2nd ed.). Tulsa, OK: National Career Development Association.
  • Parmer, T. (2011). The intersection of culture and sex in sexuality counseling:You want sex and I want you [DVD and narrative]. NY: Insight Media.
  • Parmer, T., & Gordon, J. (2007). Cultural influences on African American sexuality: The role of multiple identities on kinship, power, and ideology. In M. Tepper & A. Owens,(Eds.). Sexual health—Moral and cultural foundations(vol. 3) (pp. 173-201). Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • Parmer, T. (in progress). A holistic wellness cultural model: Implications for a life of prevention.
  • Was the Program CACREP Accredited
  • At the time I earned my Ph.D., the program was not accredited by CACREP
  • Membership in Professional Organizations
  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • American Associations of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT)
  • The Association of Black Sexologists and Clinicians (ABSC)
  • ​​​Current Licenses or Certifications
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Certified Sex Therapist (CST)
  • Certified Sex Therapist (CST-S)
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)
  • Certified Domestic Relations Mediator
  • Restorative Justice Facilitator
  • Additional Documents
  • Vitae of Twinet Parmer


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