Dr. Dominique Hammonds is currently 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. She is passionate about increasing mental health awareness among communities of Color and increasing access to quality, culturally responsive mental health care in a global society. Her scholarship and professional service activities center around a variety of subjects including: a) culturally responsive teaching, counseling and clinical supervision, b) creative teaching and supervision methods, and c) technology in counseling. Dr. Hammonds’ goal of cultural competence, inclusion, and wellness is evident in her work both within and outside of the university setting. In addition to being an academic focused in the aforementioned areas, she collaborates with community partners, engages in clinical work, and participates in community outreach.
Counselor, Educator, Scholar, Advocate