College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Dr. Kellie Camelford is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor in the state of Louisiana with her doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision. Before her career in academia, Dr. Camelford was a professional secondary school counselor and an owner of a private practice in counseling. She then taught at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center—New Orleans as an Assistant Professor in the department of Clinical Rehabilitation and Counseling. At Walden University, she teaches in the master of science program for clinical mental health counseling as a contributing faculty member.
Dr. Camelford’s current research interests focus on counselor supervision, women’s issues, as well as child and adolescent counseling. She has presented at numerous conferences at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision and American Counseling Association. Dr. Camelford has published peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, edited books, and counseling workbooks. In 2019, Dr. Camelford was recognized by the Louisiana Counseling Association with the Humane and Caring Person Award, by the School of Allied Health Professions at LSUHSC-New Orlens with the Allen A. Copping Excellence in Teaching Award, and by NOLA Magazine in their 2019 Reader Survey as the Family Favorite Child Therapist.