Krystal Clemons

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

Dr. Krystal L. Clemons has been in the fields of school counseling and counselor education for 15 years. She is a Contributing Faculty member in the School of Counseling at Walden University and is a licensed school counselor (VA), a Nationally Certified Counselor, a Nationally Certified School Counselor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. She is also the founder and CEO of Clemons Education Consulting LLC. Dr. Clemons received her B.A. in psychology from the University of Virginia and received her M.S.Ed in school counseling and Ph.D. in counselor education from Old Dominion University. Previously, Dr. Clemons served as an elementary and secondary school counselor for six years in Washington, D.C. and Virginia. The American School Counselor Association recognized her during Black History Month 2021 as one of the Black school counseling professionals who has made significant contributions to the field. Her research interests include the Black Church, Black student achievement in K-12 schools, anti-racism in school counseling and counselor education, and Black community involvement. Dr. Clemons has given over 80 peer-reviewed and invited presentations on the state, national, and international levels; and has published extensively in peer-reviewed counseling and education journals.