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About Rebekah Byrd

Rebekah Byrd, PhD ,LPC,(TN), LCMHC(NC), NCC, ACS, RPT-S is Coordinator of Clinical Experiences and Associate Professor in the online Education Clinical Mental Health Program at Sacred Heart University. Dr. Byrd has almost 20 years experience in the mental health field and has been a counselor educator for almost 10 years. Dr. Byrd is a professional school counselor, clinical supervisor and registered play therapist. Prior to SHU, Dr. Byrd was program coordinator and associate professor in the department of Counseling and Human Services at East Tennessee State University. She has also worked as a counselor in private practice, public and elementary/middle school settings. Dr. Byrd's research interests are Alderian theory, children and adolescent, school counseling, play therapy, social justice/multicultural concerns and women's wellness.

Positions

2020 - Present Coordinator of Clinical Experiences, Associate Professor, Sacred Heart University Education - Clinical Mental Health Program
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Grants

2009 - 2009 Safe Space Training: Evaluating the Effects on Professional School Counselors and School Counseling Trainees
Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2018 - 2020 Member, Clemmer College Internal Research Advisory Committee
2013 - 2020 Editorial Board, The Professional Counselor
2018 - 2018 Guest Reviewer, Women and Therapy
2016 - 2016 Invited Reviewer, The Professional School Counselor Special Issue
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Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Clemmer College of Education
  • Honorable Mention, ALGBTIC Outstanding Research Award
  • Diversity Award, Clemmer College of Education
  • Diversity Award, Clemmer College of Education
  • Emerging Leader, North American Society of Adlerian Psychology

Education

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M.A. Counselor Education, Old Dominion University
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B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville
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Ph.D. Counselor Education, Old Dominion University
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Contact Information

Education - Clinical Mental Health Program
On-line
828-275-1402

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