Dr. Clark D. Ausloos earned a BFA in Musical Theatre and Dance, an MA in Counseling (with both school and clinical foci), and a PhD in Counselor Education. Dr. Ausloos has worked in elementary, intermediate, and junior high school settings, as well as in private practice, and in higher education. Dr. Ausloos has worked with learners at the College of William and Mary, as well as Palo Alto University; and now serves as Clinical Assistant Professor in the SchoolCounseling@Denver program. Dr. Ausloos continues to work towards making classrooms safety and accessible for students, especially marginalized, non-dominant populations, like queer and trans youth. Dr. Ausloos has authored several published peer-reviewed manuscripts, has several book chapters and encyclopedia terms in press, and is highly active in research around the world. Through intentional research, Dr. Ausloos aims to empower and promote ethical, affirming training and professional practices within counselor education programs, and within clinical and school settings.