Glenda Reynolds

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Glenda Reynolds’ professional experience includes business owner, teacher, school counselor, licensed professional counselor and counselor educator. She was a teacher in high school, special education teacher, then, school counselor before she moved into counselor education. Her experience includes land-based and online universities. She is currently a Contributing Faculty in Walden University’s School of Counseling where she is supervising field experiences for students in the counseling program. Dr. Reynolds has also been a counselor working with a variety of military and civilian populations.
Dr. Reynolds has presented at numerous state, national, and international conferences and workshops. Her research interest is gambling addiction and bipolar disorder. She has enjoyed serving her profession and citizens of her state through an appointment by the governor to the state licensing board for counselors. Dr. Reynolds was asked to develop a statewide system for helping people who are addicted to gambling and their families and is currently serving on a board to certify counselors throughout the state in problem gambling counseling.

Courses Taught

COUN 6671 - Counseling Practicum

COUN 6682 A - Counseling Internship I

COUN 6682 B - Counseling Internship II


EdD, University of Alabama

Education Specialist in School Counseling, University of Alabama

Post-master's Certificate, Jacksonville State University

Postbaccalaureate Certificate, Jacksonville State University

MS, Jacksonville State University

BS, Jacksonville State University

Public Service

Alabama Coalition for Compulsive Gambling, Board Member - state

Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling, Board Member -

Awards / Honors

Jean H. Cecil Distinguished Counselor Educator, Alabama Counseling Association, 2002

Most Outstanding Member , Alabama Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, 2014

Outstanding Contribution to ACCG, Alabama Coalition for Compulsive Gambling, 2016

Outstanding Retired Professor, Alabama Counseling Association, 2016

Outstanding Student in School Counseling, University of Alabama, 1997

Publication Award, Alabama Counseling Association, 2013


Reynolds, G. (2012). Am I ready to be a counselor? A self-evaluation.

Reynolds, G., Austin, S., Barnes, S. (2012). School leadership and counselors working together to address bullying. Education


Reynolds, G. (2016). A Private Practice is a Business: Facts You May Overlook when You Plan to Open a Private Practice. Omega Zeta Chapter, CSI

Reynolds, G. (2013). Advocacy and social justice. International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors

Reynolds, G. (2012). Balancing client care, Advocacy, social change and social Justice. International Associaiton of Marriage and Family Counselors

Reynolds, G., Lee, M., Clark, G., Price, N., Shoemaker, G. (2014). Comparison of middle class Black and White families in a small southern town. International Associatiaon of Marriage and Family Counselors