Marilyn Haight

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

Dr. Marilyn Haight has been a full time counselor educator since 2007; focusing primarily on clinical mental health counseling. She has been a licensed professional counselor since 2004 (Texas) working primarily in the field of neurocognitive disorders. Her research interests include social justice advocacy, testing and assessment, working with clients who have disabilities, and supporting military service members. Outside of her academic work, she has served as an external reviewer for multiple high stakes testing organizations since 2008.

Courses Taught

COUN 6101 - Foundations of Graduate Study in Counseling

COUN 6306 - Ethics and Legal Issues in Counseling

COUN 6316 - Techniques of Counseling

COUN 6723 - Multicultural Counseling

COUN 6215 - Lifespan Development

COUN 6720 - Diagnosis and Assessment

COUN 6626 - Research Methodology and Program Evaluation

COUN 6753 - Career Counseling

COUN 6785 - Prevention, Intervention, and Consultation

COUN 6336 - Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster Response

COUN 6671 - Counseling Practicum

COUN 6361F - Human Sexuality

CPLB 601L - Pre-Practicum

GRTP 6100 - Group Lab


PhD, Texas Tech University

MEd, Texas Tech Univesity

BS, Wayland Baptist University

ADN, Amarillo College


Shaugnessy, M. F., Haight, M. G. (2005). Resilience: Working with Gifted Students for the Long Run. Supporting Educational Needs of the Gifted (SENG)

Spillman, J., Milo, L. A., Haight, M., Marszalek, J. F., Neswald, R. E. (2011). Best practices in online counselor training. .

Green, J., Haight, M. (2010). Ethics and Beyond. European Branch, American Counseling Associatiion

Neswald, R. E., Haight, M. (2015). Global, Regional and Local Crisis and Trauma (Part 2): Interventions for Counseling Survivors: Restorative Breathing, Guided Imagery, and the Employment of Heart Math.. International Association of Counsellors

Green, J., Haight, M., Jones, M. (2010). Increasing Client Resiliency. European Branch-American Counseling Association

Neswald, R. E., Haight, M., Rush-Wilson, T. C., Trippany, R. (2016). Journey to the Core Self: Identifying Sub-Personalities of Your Counsellor Identity.. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Conference

Dixon-Saxon, S. V., Trippany-Simmons, R., Haight, M. (2018). More than a day on the hill: Flipping the script for advocacy. Southern Associatio of Counselor Education and Supervision

Neswald, R. E., Trippany, R., Rush-Wilson, T. C., Haight, M. (2014). Trauma: Its Impact on Clients, Families, and Counselors.. European Branch American Counseling Association (EB-ACA)