Mary Huffstead

Mary Huffstead, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, CPCS will join Agnes Scott College as an Assistant Professor and Clinical Site Coordinator of Clinical Mental Health Counseling in August 2022. As a wife, mother, counselor educator, therapist, and a "Blaxican" (biracial: Black and Mexican) woman, Dr. Huffstead has the lived experience of oppression and privilege, which she offers as a lens to students, colleagues, faculty, and clients. Dr. Huffstead completed her doctoral degree in the Counselor Education and Practice program at Georgia State University. She has received her master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Auburn University and a bachelor's in Psychology from Indiana State University. As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), and Certified Professional Counseling Supervisor (CPCS) in Georgia, Dr. Huffstead’s clinical work focuses on providing therapy/play therapy to women and children who experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or home insecurity.

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