Kristel Headley

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
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

MA, Liberty University

BA, University of Richmond


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