Dr. Laura Simpson HaddockEducation

PhD, University of Mississippi; MEd, BA, Delta State University

Research Interests

Counselor wellness and secondary trauma; spirituality; crisis response; cultural diversity; supervision


Dr. Haddock is the Counselor Education and Supervision Coordinator as well as a core faculty member in the Counselor Education and Supervision program. Dr. Haddock has been a counselor educator since 2005, supported by more than 20 years as a mental health counselor. Her clinical practice includes work with a variety of populations, with particular focus on trauma resolution. She is a licensed professional counselor, national certified counselor, and approved clinical supervisor. Dr. Haddock is an active counseling professional and has served on the Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors and the executive boards for the Mississippi Counseling Association and the Mississippi Licensed Professional Counselors Association. She routinely presents research on the state, regional, and national levels and publishes scholarly writings for professional counseling journals and textbooks.