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Chelsey Holden

Dr. Chelsey Holden

Associate Professor


Dr. Chelsey Holden is Program Coordinator of the School Counseling M.Ed. Program and Associate Professor of Child and Family Sciences in the School of Child and Family Sciences at The University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Holden earned her Ph.D. in Counselor Education from Mississippi State University and her Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from The University of Southern Mississippi. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a Board Certified Telemental Health Provider (BC-TMH) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). Dr. Holden enjoys teaching, training counselors, conducting research, and mentoring student research projects. Her research agenda is focused on wellness for helping professionals, college students, and romantic couples; finances; and the link between mental health wellness and physical wellness.

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (PHD) - Mississippi State University (2017)
  • MS - University of Southern Mississippi (2013)
  • BS - Troy University (2011)

SCS 610: Foundations of School Counseling
SCS 611: Career Counseling
SCS 616: Assessment in Counseling
SCS 617: Counseling Skills
SCS 618: Group Process and Techniques
SCS 621: Ethical Practice of School Counseling
FAM 535: Families in Crisis
FAM 650: Development of School-Aged Children & Families
FAM 655: Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy Theories I
FAM 675: Family Research Methods

  • Mississippi Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mississippi Counseling Association

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Areas of Expertise

Counselor Education; Marriage and Family Therapy; School Counseling