Episode 11

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9th May 2020

Maslow, Privilege, TeleMental Health, and More with Dr. Dominique Hammonds

Dr. Dominique Hammonds is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Qualified Supervisor, National Certified Counselor, and Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider.

She is the recipient of the 2017 Creativity/ Innovation in Counseling Award and the 2018 ACES Supervision Award. Dr. Hammonds' interests, guided by her scholarly compass, include: (a) eliminating barriers to the counseling field for marginalized populations; (b) increasing access to quality mental healthcare in a global society; and (c) creatively meeting the needs of diverse students in a changing educational landscape. In addition, Dr. Hammonds strongly values clinical work and maintains a private practice where she meets with individuals, couples, and supervisees.

Dr. Hammonds strives to creatively educate, compassionately counsel, and champion mental health awareness and advocacy where it matters most - the community.

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