skip to main content columnskip to left navigationskip to horizontal navigation

Department of Counseling and Human Services

College of Education

CSHS Faculty and Staff

Department Chair and Staff

Janna Scarborough

Janna L. Scarborough

Department Chair, Counseling and Human Services

Contact:

Janna L. Scarborough

Department ChairCounseling and Human Services

Chair, Department of Counseling and Human Services; Professor of Counseling (Ph.D. in Counselor Education, University of Virginia, 2002)., ACS, NYLMHC Professional interests include: school counselor professional development and practice, accountability and outcome research in school counseling, leadership, collaboration and systems change in schools, education and supervision of professional counselors, and working with K-12 students with disabilities and LGBTQ youth.

Curriculum vita

Counseling Program

Jim Bitter

James R. Bitter

Ed.D., NCC, Professor

Contact:

James R. Bitter

Ed.D., NCCProfessor

Professor (Ed.D., Counselor Education, Idaho State University, 1975). Professional interests include: partner and family counseling, school counseling, Adlerian psychology, systems therapy, Gestalt therapy, and narrative therapy.

Rebekah Byrd

Rebekah Byrd

Ph.D, NCC, LPC, Associate Professor; Counseling Program Coordinator

Contact:

Rebekah Byrd

Ph.D, NCC, LPCAssociate Professor; Counseling Program Coordinator

Associate Professor (Ph.D., Counselor Education, Old Dominion University, 2010). Professional interests include: School counseling, school counselor supervision, counseling children and adolescents, play therapy, human rights and social justice, group work, self-injury in adolescents, LGBTQ individuals, women's studies and Adlerian theory.

Curriculum Vita

Graham Disque

J Graham Disque

Ph.D., Professor

Contact:

J Graham Disque

Ph.D.Professor

Professor (Ph.D., Marriage and Family Therapy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1992). Professional interests include: A systems approach to school counseling, Body centered therapies i.e. Hakomi and PBSP, Equine assisted learning and therapy, Wilber's model of integral consciousness, and Non-Dual approaches to spirituality.

Curriculum Vita

Emily Donald

Emily Donald

Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Contact:

Emily Donald

Ph.D.Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, (Ph.D., Counseling Cognate: Multicultural Counseling, UNC-Charlotte, 2015), LPC-S (NC), NCC, ACS, RPT; Professional interests include: Counseling children and adolescents, play therapy, single-case and mixed methods research designs, masters level research skills, multicultural issues in counseling, internationalization of counseling, and supervision. 

Curriculum Vita

Elizabeth Likis-Werle

Elizabeth Likis-Werle

Ph. D., LPC, Assistant Professor

Contact:

Elizabeth Likis-Werle

Ph. D., LPCAssistant Professor

Assistant Professor (Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education, Community Counseling Clinic Director; University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2012). Professional interests include: College substance abuse, women and girls issues in counseling, media influence on risky behaviors, college student identity development, feminist therapy and supervision, and social justice through service learning.

Curriculum Vita

Rebecca Milner

Rebecca Milner

Ph. D., Assistant Professor

Contact:

Rebecca Milner

Ph. D.Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, (Ph.D. Counseling and Supervision, JMU, 2014); Professional interests include interpersonal, person-centered, feminist, and systems frameworks; expressive arts, narrative, and mindfulness-based practices; Intergroup Dialogue facilitation; hobbies include national and international travel, fitness, reading, time with family and friends, cooking (or sometimes just eating, especially desserts), and enjoying the great outdoors

Curriculum Vita

Clifton Mitchell

Clifton Mitchell

Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Counseling

Contact:

Clifton Mitchell

Ph.D.Professor Emeritus of Counseling

Professor Emeritus of Counseling (Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Indiana State University, 1992). Professional interests include: dealing with resistance in therapy, public speaking on mental health, behavioral finance (psychological factors influencing investor behavior in the financial markets), individual therapy, hypnosis, stress management, smoking cessation, counseling techniques, ethics, supervision, counselor training.
Curriculum vita

Brent Morrow

Brent Morrow

Ph.D., LMFT, Professor Emeritus of Counseling

Contact:

Brent Morrow

Ph.D., LMFTProfessor Emeritus of Counseling

Associate Professor and Counseling Program Coordinator (Ph.D., Marriage and Family Therapy, Texas Tech University, 1986). Professional interests include: marriage & family therapy, treatment for survivors of sexual abuse, evolutionary psychology, and attachment theory.

Curriculum vita

Janna Scarborough

Janna L. Scarborough

Ph. D., Chair

Contact:

Janna L. Scarborough

Ph. D.Chair

Chair, Department of Counseling and Human Services; Professor of Counseling (Ph.D. in Counselor Education, University of Virginia, 2002). Professional interests include: school counselor professional development and practice, accountability and outcome research in school counseling, leadership, collaboration and systems change in schools, education and supervision of professional counselors, and working with K-12 students with disabilities and LGBTQ youth.

Curriculum vita

Human Services

Bethany Novotny

Bethany Novotny

Ph. D., Assistant Professor

Contact:

Bethany Novotny

Ph. D.Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Counselor Education & Supervision, Duquesne University, 2016). LPC, NCC; Professional interests include: Grit, mindset, resiliency, and mindfulness, sports/athletic counseling, career counseling, LGBT counseling, and multimodal instruction.

Curriculum vita

America Reads

Professor Emeriti

Clifton Mitchell

Clifton Mitchell

Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Counseling

Contact:

Clifton Mitchell

Ph.D.Professor Emeritus of Counseling

Professor Emeritus of Counseling (Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Indiana State University, 1992). Professional interests include: dealing with resistance in therapy, public speaking on mental health, behavioral finance (psychological factors influencing investor behavior in the financial markets), individual therapy, hypnosis, stress management, smoking cessation, counseling techniques, ethics, supervision, counselor training.
Curriculum vita

Brent Morrow

Brent Morrow

Ph.D., LMFT, Professor Emeritus of Counseling

Contact:

Brent Morrow

Ph.D., LMFTProfessor Emeritus of Counseling

Associate Professor and Counseling Program Coordinator (Ph.D., Marriage and Family Therapy, Texas Tech University, 1986). Professional interests include: marriage & family therapy, treatment for survivors of sexual abuse, evolutionary psychology, and attachment theory.

Curriculum vita

icon for left menu icon for right menu