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About Rita Cantrell Schellenberg

Dr. Schellenberg served as a professional school counselor at both the elementary and secondary levels in the Virginia public school system for over a decade. She received her M.Ed. in Counselor Education and training in School Counseling at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. Dr. Schellenberg was named Outstanding Graduate in her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision program at Regent University.
Dr. Schellenberg has been recognized at the local, state, and national level for her contributions in education and counseling. In 2010, she was named one of the top 15 school counselors in the nation by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).
Dr. Schellenberg maintains active memeberships in multiple professional counseling and school counseling associations. She presents regularly at state, regional, and national conferences sharing her research, software, and vision for school counseling. Dr. Schellenberg offers consulting services related to counseling and school counseling detailed on her professional website
In addition to school counseling licensure, Dr. Schellenberg is a licensed professional counselor (LPC), and holds national certifications as a Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), National Certified School Counselor (NCSC), Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), and School Counseling Legal and Ethical Specialist.


Present School Counseling Program Director and Professor, Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences

Curriculum Vitae

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Articles (12)

Dissertation (1)

Books (3)

Presentations (14)