Tonya Davis

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

Dr. Tonya Davis, Phd, LCPC, is a contributing faculty member at Walden University, counselor education, clinical supervisor, and author. Davis is also a DEIJ workshop facilitator and wellness consultant.

Dr. Davis received her (PhD) in Counselor Education and Supervision and her Master of Science (MS) is in Clinical Mental Health both from CACREP accredited programs.

Research and scholarship interests include Unconscious/Implicit, and Racial Bias, Appearance Bias, The Clinical Supervisory Relationship, Familial Resilience, Crisis and Trauma, Familial Systems, Couples, Family Therapy, and Social Justice.

Dr. Davis has over fifteen years of university teaching experience. She has taught at the undergrad, graduate, and post-graduate level offering courses including Counseling Skills and Strategies (team approach), Counseling Practicum, Counseling Internship, Ethics and Legal Issues in Counseling, Multicultural Diversity, and other courses via face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats.

Dr. Davis has worked in an alcohol, drug, and addiction treatment facility, on-call crisis intervention and stabilization agency serving area hospitals and has served as a mental health clinician within a group practice for over fifteen years.

Dr. Davis has direct professional counseling experience working with adults, children, adolescence, couples, individuals, and families.


PhD, Northern Illinois University

MS, Northern Illinois University

BA, Northern Illinois University