Loriann Sykes Stretch

Education

PhD, North Carolina State University; BA, MS, Longwood University

Research Interests

Counseling supervision, ethics and law; transdisciplinary collaboration; team teaching; andragogy; competency-based assessment; play and sandplay therapy; alternative family systems; distance technology in mental health

Background

Dr. Sykes-Stretch is a quantitative and qualitative researcher. She is an LPC supervisor, an approved clinical supervisor, and a nationally certified counselor. She was awarded the first licensed professional counselor supervisor license in North Carolina in recognition of her advocacy work in the state and has served as the chair, treasurer, and ethics chair for the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors. In addition, she has served on the American Counseling Association’s (ACA) Ethics Review Panel, on the ACA Cyber Committee, and as the public policy chair for her state branch of the American Mental Health Counselors Association. Dr. Sykes-Stretch has worked in a variety of counseling settings, including vocational rehabilitation, domestic violence, court advocacy, college/university counseling, disability services, level III foster care group homes, child support services, clinical supervision, and private practice. She is trained as a dialectical behavioral therapist and is an advanced practitioner of sandplay and play therapies. Dr. Sykes-Stretch publishes and presents nationally and internationally on a variety of topics, including law and ethics in counseling and the use of distance technology in counselor training and the delivery of mental health services. She has been a faculty member with Walden’s School of Counseling since 2010.
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