Teaching Experience

Troy University: Division of Counseling, Rehabilitation, and Interpreter Training | Troy, Alabama
Assistant Professor | August, 2015 – July, 2021

Associate Professor | August, 2021 – present

Clinical Director | August, 2022 – present

  • Teaching graduate-level courses in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program
  • Courses Taught 
    • Practicum- Clinical & School
    • Theories of Counseling 
    • Counseling Diverse Populations 
    • Evaluation & Assessment of Individuals 
    • Human Lifespan & Development 
    • Introduction to Play Therapy 
    • Group Dynamics & Counseling
    • Marriage, Family, and Sex Therapy
    • Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
    • Research Methodology
    • Infant /Early Childhood Neuroscience, Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
    • Introduction to Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health
    • Infant/Early Childhood Internship
  • Utilizing learning management systems (Blackboard, Canvas, LiveText) for assignment submission, grading, attendance, and regular communication with students.
  • Advising of 10-20 graduate level students.
  • Actively participated in Task Forces and Committees on the department, college, and university levels.
  • Implemented Supervision Assist for field experience and experiential courses. Continue to be the university’s point of contact and support for students and faculty. 
  • Support campus Clinical Coordinators to ensure CACREP requirements are met at all field experience sites.
  • Organize CPCE exams on all campuses and ensure students register according to CCE policies. 
  • Member of all remediation committees related to field experience courses.

Lindsey Wilson College: School of Professional Counseling | Columbia, Kentucky
Assistant Professor | August 2014 – August 2015

  • Taught undergraduate courses in the Human Services and Counseling program and graduate-level courses in the Counseling and Human Development program
  • Courses Taught
    • Career Education Counseling
    • Child and Adolescent Interventions
    • Individual and Group Assessment 
    • Lifecycle Development in Individuals & Families
    • Case Management, Intake and Referral
    • Theory/Technique- Affective and Humanistic
    • Theory/Technique- Cognitive and Behavior
    • Multicultural Counseling
    • Foundations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
    • Mental Health Administration, Supervision, & Consultation
    • Practicum 
    • Internship 1 
    • Internship 2
  • Supervised nine graduate-level students through their clinical practicum and internship experiences in private practice and community agency settings.
  • Successfully utilized online platforms (Blackboard & LiveText) for assignment submission, grading, attendance, and regular communication with students
  • Advised undergraduate and graduate-level students

Alabama State University: College of Education: Counselor Education Program | Montgomery, Alabama
Adjunct Professor | January 2012 – June 2014

  • Taught the following courses to School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling Ed.S students
    • Introduction to Play Therapy
    • Advanced Play Therapy
    • Research and Evaluation
    • Research in School & Agency Counseling
  • Effectively coordinated with Department Chair and Program Chair to ensure curriculum and course materials meet the university and CACREP guidelines
  • Participated in the CACREP accreditation process
  • Received bi-weekly supervision with the Coordinator of the Counselor Education Program (August 2012-December, 2012)

Auburn University: Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, Counseling | Auburn, AlabamaTeaching Practicum with Dr. Suhyun Suh; School Counseling Internship | January, 2012-May, 2012

  • Assisted in the facilitation of group discussions about internship sites, case conceptualization, and pertinent topics to students
  • Observed interns during site visit twice a semester and collaborated with the site supervisor and university supervisor on their development
  • Reviewed intern’s final binder for evidence of mastery and required hours for completion of the course requirements
  • Evaluated student performance on in-class presentation of case conceptualizations
  • Received weekly supervision with the School Counselor Program Coordinator

Teaching Practicum with Dr. Joseph Buckhalt; Counseling Applications of Lifespan Development | January, 2011-May, 2011

  • Assisted in syllabus creation
  • Conducted multiple lectures to graduate-level students on topics related to counseling:
    • Applying lifespan theory to counseling children
    • Assessments appropriate for early childhood clients
    • Typical and abnormal development in the early childhood stage
  • Evaluated students’ performance on coursework as well as examinations
  • Received weekly supervision with a university faculty member