Portrait of Todd Sevig

Dr. Todd Sevig

Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), University of Michigan

Dr. Todd D. Sevig earned his master’s and doctoral degrees from The Ohio State University and has been the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at the University of Michigan (U-M) since 2001, after having been at CAPS since 1989. He is the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) and the 2004 Mid-Career Achievement Award given by the Commission of Counseling and Psychological Services within the American College Personnel Association. He has authored and co-authored numerous articles and book chapters on student mental health, multiculturalism, spirituality, and student peer approaches to helping. He is also the co-author, with Mary Fukuyama, PhD, of the book Integrating Spirituality into Multicultural Counseling, published by Sage Publications. He is also on the editorial board for The Counseling Psychologist. He was active in the early years of the Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR) and received a Founder’s Award presented by IGR. He has presented at the AUCCCD and ACPA national conferences many times and is a past co-chair of the Elements of Excellence Committee within AUCCCD. He is a site visitor for the International Accreditation of Counseling Services, which is the accrediting body for counseling centers in universities and colleges. On campus, he is active in many committees and standing groups, including co-chair (with Drs. John Greden and Daniel Eisenberg) of the yearly Depression on College Campuses conference, and is the chair of the Mental Health Work Group, a campus wide body of administrators from the campus offices concerned with student mental health issues. He is also a member of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Health and Behavioral Sciences at U-M.