College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Counseling
M.S. School Counseling
Ariel Harrison, Ph.D., NCC, LPC is a licensed school counselor in Virginia, a certified school counselor in Georgia, and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia. She has worked as a school counselor for almost 12 years in elementary, middle, and high school settings that include private, public, and charter schools.
She is the Academic Program Coordinator and Core Faculty in the School Counseling masters program at Walden. Ariel is a graduate of Walden University's Counselor Education and Supervision doctoral program and loves the relationships that she has formed with students and faculty at Walden. Her theoretical orientation involves Adlerian Therapy and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and her research interests include school belonging, race and racial identity development, African American counseling concerns, and multicultural counseling competence.
COUN 6302-S - Counseling Techniques in Schools
COUN 6312 - Multicultural Counseling in the Schools
SPLB 671L - MSCO Prepracticum 1
COUN 6311S - Leadership, Advocacy, and Consultation in Schools
COUN 6111S - Introduction to School Counseling
BA, The University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA United States
MS, Longwood University - Farmville, VA United States
PhD, Walden University - Minneapolis, MN United States
Ambassadors 4 Kids Club, Site Leader - Brooks, GA United States
Family Patterns Matter Christmas Campaign, Site Leader - Brooks, GA
Awards / Honors
Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Fund, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., 2014
Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Research and Best Practices Grant, Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, 2015
2021 Counselor Educator of the Year, Georgia School Counselor Association, 2021
Winston, A. D. (2011). Multicultural Panel and Discussion.
Winston, A. D. (2016). Informed Decisions: Exploring Professional Counseling Organizations. Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Newsletter.
Winston, A. D. (2016). The Cruise Ship Journey for High School Counselors.
Winston, A. D. (2016). Chapter 1: Introduction.
Winston, A. D. (2016). Chapter 2: Foundations and Preparations.
Winston, A. D. (2018). Chapter 3: Individual Psychology and Adlerian Therapy.
Patton, J. L., Winston, A., Milan-Nichols, M., Thompson, J. (2015). Teaching to Create Problem and Purpose Statements for Positive Social Change. Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling.
Winston, A. D. (2015). Counselor Educators’ Multicultural Competencies: Understanding the Relationships between Race and Ethnic Identity Awareness. Association for Black Psychologists.
Winston, A. D. (2017). Counselor Educators’ Multicultural Competencies: Understanding Race and Ethnic Identity Awareness. American Counseling Association.
Winston, A. D. (2016). Counselor Educators’ Multicultural Competencies: Understanding Race and Ethnic Identity Awareness. Association for Black Psychologists.
Winston, A. D. (2014). College Preparation Strategies for Students with Limited Resources.. Virginia School Counselor Association.
Winston, A. D. (2014). College Preparation Strategies for Students with Limited Resources.. Virginia Counselors Association.
Griffin, M. A., Harrison, A. D., Payne, R. (2020). Mentoring African American Women: Strategies for Colleges, Programs, and Faculty. Walden University.
Harrison, A. D. (2020). Multicultural Competence Support for School Counselor Educators. Georgia School Counselor Association.
Harrison, A., Pinkney, K. E. (2021). Understanding the Experiences and Counseling Needs of African American Women with Secondary Infertility.