Desiree Howell, M.A.
Second year doctoral student
Department of Counseling Psychology and Guidance Services

Research Interests
  • Work-Family Balance
  • Parenting
  • Couples and Families
  • Personality (MBTI)
  • Gender/Women's issues
  • Career counseling

Random Facts
  • I named my 4.5 year old son Paul (Paul playing soccer), after Paul McCartney
  • I hope to travel all over Europe one day
  • My plan is to work at a university counseling center after I earn my PhD
  • If I wasn't going to be a psychologist I'd be a photographer or an event planner
  • My husband and I got engaged in Florida, married in California, and honeymooned in Hawaii
  • My favorite movies are Forrest Gump and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
  • I prefer oldies rock (Beatles, Monkees, Neil Diamond, Beach Boys, Manfred Mann) and some newer music (Blink 182, Panic at the Disco, Mumford & Sons)
  • My favorite color is royal blue