Faculty and Staff

Bethea-Whitfield, Patricia, EdD, NCC
Associate Professor
Mental Health Counseling - Clinical Coordinator

B.A., North Carolina Central University; M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ed.D, 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, PhD, LPC, NCC
Associate Professor

B.A., Wake Forest University; M.S., Ed.S., PhD, 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
 
Brooks, Michael, PhD, LMHC, NCC, LPC-S
Associate Professor
Rehabilitation Counseling and PhD in Rehabilitation Counselor Education Coordinator

B.A., Morehouse College; M.S., PhD, University of Central Florida; PhD
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, PhD, LPC-S, NCC, ACS
Associate Professor
School Counseling Coordinator

B.A., M.A., Norfolk State University; Ph.D., 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

Dunham, Shea, PhD
Associate Professor

B.S., Delaware State University; MSW, Washington University-St. Louis; MS, PhD, University of Akron
Areas of specialty include marriage and family counseling, African-American couples and relationships, and emotionally-focused couples in therapy
smdunham@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4395

Dunlap, Paige, PhD, LPC-S, CRC, NCC, ACS
Associate Professor
B.A., Grambling State University; M.S., Southern University Baton Rouge; PhD, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Areas of specialty include rehabilitation counselor education including counselor supervision, transition-age youth with disabilities, and multicultural issues.
pdunlap@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4381
 
Ethridge, Glacia, PhD, CRC
Associate Professor
Mental Health Counseling – Rehabilitation Coordinator
B.S., South Carolina State University; M.S., South Carolina State University; PhD, 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

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

Kim, Taehee, PhD
Assistant Professor

B.A., Daegu Catholic University, MA, San Francisco, State University, PhD, University of Texas-Austin
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

Rivers, Sylvia
Administrative Support Associate
srivers@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4403
(336) 334-7916 (main number)

Smith-Augustine, Shirlene, PhD, NCC
Associate Professor
CACREP Liaison

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Indiana State University
Areas of specialty include school counseling, working with adolescents, and multicultural and global issues in counseling.
saugusti@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4397

Smith, Shon, EdD, CRC, CRC-S
Assistant Professor
Practicum/Internship Coordinator

B.A., M.A., Edinboro University, M.A.; PhD, Duquesne University
Areas of specialty include multicultural counseling, social justice, and African-American males in counselor education.
sdsmith5@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4390

Webb, Tammy, PhD, MSW, LSW
Associate Professor

B.S., Coppin State College; M.S.W., Ohio State University; Ph.D., Mississippi 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, RhD, CRC, LPC
Professor
Department Chair

B.S., M.S., Xavier University of Louisiana; PhD., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
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) 285-4394

Wolfgang, Jeff, Ph.D., MED, LMHC
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.Ed, PhD, University of Florida
Areas of specialty include research focuses on psychological and emotional effects of trauma on young children and their families.
jdwolfgang@ncat.edu
(336) 285-4392