Harmony McGuire

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

Dr. Harmony McGuire is currently a contributing faculty at Walden University. She graduated from the University of the Cumberlands with a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, specializing in Leadership. Dr. McGuire is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Clinical Supervisor in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She has obtained her certification as a National Certified Counselor (NCC) with the National Board for Certified Counselors. Dr. McGuire has been teaching at various universities for two years and has been in clinical practice for more than six years.

Her areas of clinical interest include trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, stress management, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and women’s issues. In working with clients, Dr. McGuire prefers to work from an integrative approach utilizing both evidenced-based therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-focused therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Feminist Therapy, as well as holistic practices such as mindfulness and clinical hypnotherapy.

Dr. McGuire is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Counselors Education and Supervision, and the Virginia Counselors Association. Her research interests include multiculturalism in counseling, diversity in counseling and counselor education, and the inclusion of clinical hypnosis in treating mental health issues.