Counseling Faculty and Staff

Bethea-Whitfield, Patricia, Associate Professor and Mental Health Counseling - Clinical Coordinator, EdD, NCC
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Areas of specialty include women, disability, career development, family counseling, and poverty.
betheap@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4384
 
Booth, Caroline, Associate Professor and Interim Department of Counseling Chairperson, PhD, LPC, NCC
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Areas of specialty include women and career, wellness in counseling, family systems, feminist theory, and technology in counseling.
csbooth@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4386

Boston, Quintin, Associate Professor and Mental Health Counseling - Rehabilitation Coordinator, PhD, LPC, CRC

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, University of South Florida
Areas of specialty include multicultural issues in counseling, counselor education and supervision, vocational rehabilitation, and cultural beliefs towards disability.
qboston@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4396
 
Brooks, Michael, Associate Professor, PhD, LMHC, NCC, LPC-S
University of Central Florida, Morehouse College
Areas of specialty include counseling/counselor education topics relating to Black males, school counseling best practices, counselor education experiential learning methods.
mbrooks1@ncat.edu
(336) 334-7916
 
Dowden, Angel, Assistant Professor, PhD, LPC, NCC, ACS
North Carolina State University
Areas of specialty include school counseling trends; the improved human development and mental health of African American populations; qualitative methodologies in counseling research.
amdowden@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4484

Dunlap, Paige, Assistant Professor, PhD, LPC, CRC, NCC, ACS
Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling & Administration at Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Areas of specialty include rehabilitation counselor education including counselor supervision, transition-age youth with disabilities, and multicultural issues. Specifically, she has published a number of articles on the rehabilitation counseling implications of providing services to gang members and other criminal populations with disabilities. She serves on the American Counseling Association's Governing Council and the CRCC Ethics Committee.
pdunlap@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4381
 
Ethridge, Glacia, Assistant Professor, PhD, CRC
University of Maryland, College Park
Areas of specialty include career barriers for people with disabilities, social justice, psychiatric disabilities, and substance abuse
gethridg@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4391
 
Graves, Kelly, Associate Professor, PhD, HSP-P
University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Emory University School of Medicine
Areas of specialty include impact of violence and trauma on children and families, resiliency, positive youth development, and community-based research.
kngrave2@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4399

Kim, Taehee, Assistant Professor, PhD
University of Texas at Austin, San Francisco State University,  Catholic University of Daegu
Areas of specialty include understanding multicultural issues related to counseling especially for minorities, immigrants and the children of immigrants. Other interests include: quantitative research, assessment and evaluation.
tkim@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4388

Liles, Robin Guill, Professor, PhD, LPC, NCC
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Areas of specialty include appraisal and assessment, research design and evaluation, case research, writing and teaching, and adolescents living with chronic disease.
rgliles@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4390
 
Smith-Augustine, Shirlene, Associate Professor and School Counseling Coordinator, PhD, NCC
Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
Areas of specialty include school counseling, working with adolescents, and multicultural and global issues in counseling.
saugusti@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4397

Spencer, Natalie, Assistant Professor, PhD, LPC, NCC, ACS
North Carolina State University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Areas of specialty include multicultural counseling, diversity, gifted/Talented African American students , Academic Achievement
nfspence@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4398

Webb, Tammy, Associate Professor, PhD, MSW, LSW
Mississippi State University, The Ohio State University, Coppin State University
Areas of specialty include counseling women and children, working with individuals with disabilities (i.e., mental and physical), substance abuse, counseling supervision, and cultural diversity.
ttwebb@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4393
 
Whittaker, Tyra Turner, Professor, Rehabilitation Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education PhD Coordinator, RhD, CRC, LPC
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Xavier University of Louisiana 
Areas of specialty include life care planning with persons with catastrophic injuries or illnesses, multicultural counseling, spirituality and counseling, and mentoring.
tnwhitta@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4395

Staff

Justice, Leslie, Administrative Support Associate
ljustice@ncat.edu
(336) 285-2151

Rivers, Sylvia, Administrative Support Associate
srivers@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4403

(336) 334-7916 (main number)