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Tomeka McGhee

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Tomeka W. McGhee is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Alabama, a national certified counselor (NCC), and a global career development facilitator (GCDF). Dr. McGhee has taught both traditional and online undergraduate courses in psychology and career since 2010 as well as graduate courses in counselor education since 2011. Clinically, she has worked with adults and children in the areas of severe and chronic mental illness, depression, anxiety, life transition, spirituality, relationship issues, and trauma since 2008 and conducted clinical assessments/evaluations for other mental health and social service agencies in private practice since 2013. Outside her clinical and educational work, she has served the Alabama Counseling Association in various capacities since 2006 and is currently serving as its President. She has been the president of the Alabama division of Counselor Educators and Supervisors in Counseling with an interest in the integration of religion and spirituality into counselor education, counseling practice, and supervision. Further, her interests include gatekeeping, cultural humility, diversity and inclusion.

Education

PhD, Auburn University

Public Service

Tallapoosa County Children’s Policy Council , Member

American Red Cross - Disaster Mental Health, Volunteer

Coosa County School System , Volunteer Counselor - Coosa County, AL United States

Guest Presenter and Assessment Administrator , Volunteer Alexander City Schools - Alexander City, AL United States

Awards / Honors

Outstanding Member, Alabama Counseling Association, 2014

Outstanding Community Leader Award, Sistas for a Cause, 2013

Publications

Wood, C., Agahe, T. A., McGhee, T. W. Cases in Rural Schools

Presentations

McGhee, T. W. (2016). Resources to increase competency in religion and spirituality in counseling Alabama Counseling Association

McGhee, T. W. (2016). Various religious, spiritual, and cultural beliefs in Alabama: How they help and harm clients

McGhee, T. W., Trippany, R. (2017). Ethically Responsible Christian Counseling Walden University

McGhee, T. W., Ford, S. J., Mc Lain, C. M. (2017). Online faculty experiences: Implications for diversity, inclusion, and retention Center for Faculty Excellence

McGhee, T. W. (2016). Spirituality and Religion in Counseling

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