Rebecca K. Weinbaum, Ph.D., LPC-S, CSC

Selected Featured Publications
Stark, M., & Weinbaum, R. K. (in press). Thriving in the grey: The influence of a solution-focused approach in student affairs. College Student Affairs Journal.
  • Onwuegbuzie, A. J., & Frels, R. K. (2016). Seven steps to a comprehensive literature review. London, UK: Sage Publications.
  • Frels, R. K. (2016). Data management and data analysis software. In C. Sheperis, J. S. Young, & M. Daniels (Eds.) Counseling research: Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
  • Frels, R. K., Newman, I. & Newman, C. (2015). Mentoring the next generation of mixed and multiple method researchers.  In S. Hesse-Biber & R. Burke Johnson  (Eds.). Oxford handbook for mixed and multiple method research. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Bellon-Harn, M., & Weinbaum, R. K. (2017). Cross-cultural peer-mentoring: Mentor outcomes and perspectives. Teaching and Learning in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
  • Bellon-Harn, M. L., & Weinbaum, R. K. (2017). Speech and Hearing Cardinal Careers: Recruiting Students from Diverse Populations. Perspectives.
  • Onwuegbuzie, A. J., & Weinbaum, R. K. (2017). A framework for using qualitative comparative analysis for the review of the literature. The Qualitative Report, 22(2) 359-372. Retrieved from 
  • Onwuegbuzie, A. J., & Frels, R. K. (2015). Using Q methodology in the literature review process: A mixed research approach. Journal of Educational Issues, 2, doi:10.5296/jei.v1i2.8396. Retrieved from
  • Stark, M. D., & Frels, R. K. (2014) Using Sandtray as a Collaborative Assessment Tool for Counselor Development, Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 9(4), 468-482, doi: 10.1080/15401383.2014.897663
  • Ingram, J., Rosli, L., Onwuegbuzie, A.J. & Frels, R. K. (2014). A critical pluralist dialectic examination of the lived experiences of select women doctoral students. The Qualitative Report, 19 (Art. 5). Retrieved from
  • Frels, R. K., Onwuegbuzie, A. J., Collins, K. M. T., & Leech, N. L. (2014). Pedagogical strategies used by selected leading mixed methodologists in mixed research courses. The Journal of Effective Teaching, 14(2). 5-34.
  • Onwuegbuzie, A. J., & Frels, R. K. (2014). A Framework for using discourse analysis for the review of the literature in counseling research. Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, 5, 52-63. doi: 10.1177/2150137813515905
  • Frels, R. K., & Onwuegbuzie, A. J.  (2013). Administering quantitative instruments with qualitative interviews: A mixed research approach. Journal of Counseling & Development, 91(2), 84-194. doi: 10.1002/j.1556-6676.2013.00085.x
  • Nelson, J. A., Onwuegbuzie, A. J., Wines, L., & Frels, R. K. (2013). The therapeutic interview process in qualitative research studies. The Qualitative Report, 18 (Art.80). Retrieved from
  • Frels, R. K. ,& Onwuegbuzie, A. J., Bustamante, R. ,Garza, Y. Leggett, E., Nelson, J. , & Nichter, M. (2013). The purposes and approaches of selected mentors in school-based mentoring: A collective case study. Psychology in the Schools, 50(6). 1-14.
  • Fitzgerald, K., Gordon, T., Canty, A., Stitt, R., Onwuegbuzie, A. J., & Frels, R. K. (2013). Ethnic differences in completion rates as a function of school size in Texas high schools. The Journal of At-Risk Issues, 17(2), 1-10.
  • Frels, R. K., Zientek, L., & Onwuegbuzie, A. J. (2013). Differences in mentoring experiences across grade span among principals, mentors, and mentees. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning 21, 28-58.
  • Frels, R. K., & Onwuegbuzie, A. J. (2012). Principles of play: A dialogical comparison of two case studies in school-based mentoring. International Journal of Play Therapy, 21, 131-148. doi:10.1037/a0028536
  • Frels, R. K., & Onwuegbuzie, A. J. (2012). The experiences of selected mentors: A cross-cultural examination of the dyadic relationship in school-based mentoring. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 20, 1-26. doi:10.1080/13611267.2012.679122
  • Frels, R. K., Onwuegbuzie, A. J., Leech, N., & Collins, K. M. T. (2012). Challenges to teaching mixed research courses. The Journal of Effective Teaching, 12(2), 23-44.
  • Interdisciplinary Mentoring Partners and Crisis Teams (IMPaCT) toward Behavioral Health Service Providers (under review). Behavioral Health Workforce and Education Training. Amount 2,200,000.00
  • A peer mentoring program for addressing retention of African Americans and Hispanics into the doctoral program of audiology and the master’s program of speech-language pathology. (2014, funded). With Monica Bellon-Harn: Minority Health Research and Education Grant Program Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Co-Director/PI. Amount 150,000.00
  • Student resiliency, connectedness, and transition from high school to college (2013, funded). Lamar University Research Enhancement Grant. PI. Amount 5,000.00