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Mary Huffstead

Mary E. Huffstead

Assistant Professor and Clinical Site Coordinator of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Academic Degrees and Professional Licenses

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Counselor Education and Practice (CACREP accredited), Georgia State University
  • MEd in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CACREP accredited), Auburn University
  • BS in Psychology, Indiana State University

Professional Licensure and Certifications

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (CPCS)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Registered Play Therapist (RPT)

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Her clinical work focuses on providing therapy/play therapy to children and adults who experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, home insecurity, other traumatic experiences, and biracial identity issues and concerns. Her research interests encompass multicultural training, clinical implications for the multiracial population, and issues concerning those identifying as LGBTQI+ and living with a chronic illness and/or disability.

Professional Activities

Dr. Huffstead has published articles, a book chapter, and presented a wealth of mental health training/workshops.

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