College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Dr. Wilkerson, a native of Southampton County, Virginia, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia and a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina. She holds the National Certified Counselor and Certified Mental Health Counselor credentials from the National Board for Certified Counselors. Dr. Wilkerson has five years of experience in providing counseling to diverse populations with addictions and a history of homelessness, co-occurring disorders, and trauma. She has 3 years of experience in counselor education, clinical supervision, and administration. Dr. Wilkerson’s clinical work, facilitation of training, and supervision of counseling students encompass providing those services in educational settings as well as mental health and addiction outpatient, inpatient, and interprofessional settings.
In 2020, Dr. Wilkerson was awarded a grant by the Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health to complete her dissertation on the use of psychoeducational groups for the treatment of psychopathology succeeding child sexual abuse. In 2021, Dr. Wilkerson joined the NBCC Foundation family as a 2020 Center for Credentialing and Education Approved Clinical Supervisor training award recipient.