Department of Master of Education in Counseling & Human Development
|Title:||Associate Professor & Regional Academic Director|
|Degrees:||Ph.D. Counselor Education – Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
M.S. Counseling and Guidance – Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
B.S. Education – University of Central Oklahoma
Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders
Current Licenses and Certifications:
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (KY)
Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC)
Assistant Professor Lindsey Wilson College School of
Professional Counseling - Columbia, KY;
2005 - present
Regional Academic Director for the Gateway Region
*Bluegrass Community and Technical College - Lexington, KY
*Bluegrass Community and Technical College - Danville, KY
*Somerset Community College: Laurel Campus - London, KY
*Lindsey Wilson Scottsville Campus - Scottsville, KY
*Somerset Community College - Somerset, KY
* Volunteer State Community & Technical College - Gallatin,
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I grew up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and obtained my B.S. in
Education from the University of Central Oklahoma. I began to focus
my energy toward counseling while working with inner city youth in
Houston, Texas. I pursued my M.S. in Counseling at Texas A & M
University- Corpus Christi and then a Ph.D. in Counselor Education.
At Lindsey Wilson College School of Professional Counseling I am an
Assistant Professor and Regional Academic Director for the
Gateway Region. In my roles at LWC-SPC I have enjoyed the
opportunity to work with students and encourage them toward