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Kristel Headley

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Health

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Headley is a Licensed Professional Counselor with Mental Health Service Provider Designation (Tennessee). She is also an Approved Clinical Supervisor and an active member of the American Counseling Association, ASERVIC, and ACES. Dr. Headley became a contributing faculty member in 2013 and has been teaching in multiple CACREP-accredited programs since 2012. She has been a licensed professional counselor in Tennessee since 2008, and has worked as a clinical director of multiple outpatient and inpatient facilities.


PhD, Regent University - Virginia Beach, VA United States

MA, Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA United States

BA, University of Richmond - Richmond, VA United States


Headley, K. (2018). Designing a creative toolkit for working with children/adolescents.


Headley, K., Davis, P. (2017). Breaking technology barriers: flipping the counseling classroom to teach skills and content. . Christian Association of Psychological Studies.

Headley, K., Ridge, S. (2016). Teaching students to practice what we preach: Infusing student wellness in graduate counseling curricula. . SACES.

Headley, K. (2014). Connecting with Third Culture Kids (TCKs) in University and Secondary Settings.. Tennessee Counseling Association.