Hadeel Elder

Doctoral Lecturer

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 4 to 5 PM

Hadeel Elder, Ph.D., holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science/Chemistry from the University of Michigan and earned her Master’s and Ph.D. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Counseling Education and Supervision respectively from Adler University in Chicago. Her research focuses on the cultural and mental health aspects of Middle Eastern women, multiculturalism, and Islamic counseling. Dr. Elder specializes in perinatal mood disorders and plays a key role in Program Site Development at Hunter College.


University of Michigan/Adler University


Counseling Theories, Counseling Skills, Addictions Counseling, Meditative Counseling, Diagnosis, Group Counseling, Research, and Couples’ and Family Counseling, Counseling Internship, Counseling Older Adults, Psychopharmacology, Human Growth and Development, and Professional, Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling


Counseling Middle Eastern women, multiculturalism, postpartum depression/anxiety, existentialism, spiritual, Islamic counseling, and play therapy.