Adjunct Faculty, Counseling
Dr. Quiteya Walker is a native of Charleston, SC. She graduated from South Carolina State University with both her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Criminal Justice and Rehabilitation Counseling, respectively. Dr. Walker received a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. She received her Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counselor Education from The University of Iowa. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate in the state of North Carolina (LCMHCA), a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), and a National Certified Counselor (NCC).
Dr. Walker has 14 years of education and work experience in the field of rehabilitation counseling and mental health counseling. Her work experiences include serving as a postsecondary counselor and disability support service provider at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa City, Iowa. She worked as the Director of Disability Support Services at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Mississippi. She also worked at ASPIRE Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities as a clinical mental health counselor, where she provided outpatient treatment to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.
Dr. Walkers' research interest includes ethical issues in counselor education, multicultural issues in counselor education, disability support services in postsecondary education, self-care of professional counselors, and veteran student support services. She has over 20 professional presentations on topics such as ethics, multiculturalism, disability service, and self-care and published articles in the areas of ethics and professional counseling issues.
Dr. Walker holds membership in several organizations to include; American Counseling Association (ACA), American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA; 2015-2016 President), Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society (CSI), National Alliance of Mental Illness-N.W. Piedmont (NAMI-NWP), Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES), and African American Counseling Association (Current President-Elect).