Jill Willis

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

Dr. Jill Willis is a Louisiana native who holds a bachelor’s and master’s from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a doctorate from Texas Tech University, all in counselor education. Her current role at Walden University is a contributing faculty member in the School of Counseling.


PhD, Texas Tech University

MS, University of Louisiana

BS, University of Louisiana


Willis, J. R. (2015). Bridging the Gap: Active Duty education services and student veteran services in higher education. Journal of Military and Government Counseling

Humphreys, K., Willis, J. R. (2016). Guiding through life stressors: Utilizing solution focused brief therapy and sand tray as a counseling approach with military teens. Journal of Military and Government Counseling

Smith, M. G., Ballard, S., Willis, J. The Rise in Use of Emotional Support Animals by College Students: The Impact of Parenting Styles. Georgia Journal of College Student Affairs