Dr. Hinson teaches have worked in mental health for 15 years and has taught graduate courses for over seven years. At Walden University, her teaching courseload as included Lifespan Development, Multicultural Counseling in the School and field experience course (Practicum/Internship I and II). Credentials held include: Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, National Certified Counselor, Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Approved Clinical Supervisor, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist-Associate, and Certified Custody Mediator. Mary Hinson’s counseling experience exceeds fifteen years of individual, group, family counseling and certified in custody mediation. Populations served include early adolescent through adulthood in a variety of therapeutic settings, to include private practice, community settings, military installations, government and intensive in-home programs.