Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and College Student Affairs

Biography

Dr. Christy Land is an Assistant Professor in The Communication Sciences and Professional Counseling Department at The University of West Georgia. Dr. Land, as a previous practicing school counselor for fourteen years, has extensive experience at the elementary and middle school levels. Dr. Land was named Georgia Middle School Counselor of the Year by the Georgia School Counselor Association in 2013 and her middle school received RAMP designation from the American School Counselor Association in 2014. Dr. Land also numerous years’ experience in clinical private practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor working primarily with children and adolescents and providing educational consultation to parents, and clinical supervision to counselors working towards licensure. Her areas of expertise include bullying prevention, stress and anxiety management with children/adolescents, group counseling, and supervision. Dr. Land recognizes the unique position counselors hold to advocate for equity, access, and success for individuals, communities, and schools.

Education / Degrees

  • B.A., Psychology, Lynchburg College, 1998
  • M.A., Professional School Counseling, Marymount University, 2002
  • Ed.S., Professional School Counseling, The University of Georgia, 2011
  • Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, The University of Georgia, 2014
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2019 Sections

    • CEPD-6135 (Applied Counseling Theories) Section: 01D
    • CEPD-6188 (Practicum: Prof Counseling) Section: 03
    • CEPD-8185 (Professional Research Writing) Section: E01
    • CEPD-9199 (Dissertation) Section: E04

    Summer 2019 Sections

    • CEPD-6151 (Asesmnt & Appraisl in Counslng) Section: 01D
    • CEPD-6151 (Asesmnt & Appraisl in Counslng) Section: 02D
    • CEPD-9199 (Dissertation) Section: E04

    Spring 2019 Sections

    • CEPD-6131 (Counseling Theories) Section: 02D
    • CEPD-6188 (Practicum: Prof Counseling) Section: 02
    • CEPD-7181 (Assess&Appraisal in Counseling) Section: E05
    • CEPD-7181 (CBT Techniques for Counselors) Section: N02
    • CEPD-9183 (Directed Doctoral Research) Section: E01
    • CEPD-9199 (Dissertation) Section: E04

    Fall 2018 Sections

    • CEPD-6135 (Applied Counseling Theories) Section: 01D
    • CEPD-6188 (Practicum: Prof Counseling) Section: 03
    • CEPD-7181 (Research: Mixed Methods) Section: E01
    • CEPD-7185 (Research: Mixed Methods) Section: E01
    • CEPD-8185 (Professional Research Writing) Section: E01
    • CEPD-9199 (Dissertation) Section: E01

    Summer 2018 Sections

    • CEPD-6151 (Asesmnt & Appraisl in Counslng) Section: 01D
    • CEPD-6151 (Asesmnt & Appraisl in Counslng) Section: 02D
    • CEPD-7145 (Advocacy and Leadership) Section: E01
    • CEPD-7185 (CBT Techqus for School Counsel) Section: E03
    • CEPD-7185 (Crisis Counseling in Schools) Section: E02
    • CEPD-7185 (Designing Efective Programs) Section: E01
    • CEPD-9199 (Dissertation) Section: E04

    Spring 2018 Sections

    • CEPD-6188 (Practicum: Prof Counseling) Section: 02
    • CEPD-7181 (Assess&Appraisal in Counseling) Section: E05
    • CEPD-7181 (Multicultural Counseling) Section: E03
    • CEPD-7181 (Counseling the Gieving & Berea) Section: E02
    • CEPD-7181 (Professional Research Writing) Section: E01
    • CEPD-8156 (Designing Effective Programs) Section: E01
    • CEPD-9183 (Directed Doctoral Research) Section: E02
    • CEPD-9199 (Dissertation) Section: E02
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E02

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • CEPD-6131 (Counseling Theories) Section: 01D
    • CEPD-6135 (Applied Counseling Theories) Section: 01D
    • CEPD-6188 (Practicum: Prof Counseling) Section: 03
    • CEPD-7181 (Testing and Assessment) Section: E01
    • CEPD-8185 (Professional Research Writing) Section: E01
    • CEPD-9199 (Dissertation) Section: E01

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • CEPD-6151 (Asesmnt & Appraisl in Counslng) Section: 02D
    • CEPD-6182 (Internship: Prof Counseling) Section: 02
    • CEPD-7145 (Advocacy and Leadership) Section: E03
    • CEPD-7181 (Bipolar & Related Disorders) Section: E02
    • CEPD-9199 (Dissertation) Section: E07
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E24

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • CEPD-6182 (Internship: Prof Counseling) Section: 04
    • CEPD-6188 (Practicum: Prof Counseling) Section: 02
    • CEPD-7112 (Career Counseling &Connections) Section: E01
    • CEPD-7145 (Advocacy and Leadership) Section: E01

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • CEPD-6135 (Applied Counseling Theories) Section: 01D
    • CEPD-6188 (Practicum: Prof Counseling) Section: 03
    • CEPD-7181 (Diagnosis&Treat:MentalDisorder) Section: N01
    • CEPD-8185 (Professional Research Writing) Section: E01

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • CEPD-6151 (Asesmnt & Appraisl in Counslng) Section: 02D
    • CEPD-7145 (Advocacy and Leadership) Section: E03

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • CEPD-6160 (Group Counseling) Section: 02D
    • CEPD-6188 (Practicum: Prof Counseling) Section: 01
    • CEPD-6188 (Practicum: Prof Counseling) Section: 02

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • CEPD-6131 (Counseling Theories) Section: 02D
    • CEPD-6188 (Practicum: Prof Counseling) Section: 01
    • CEPD-6188 (Practicum: Prof Counseling) Section: 04
  • Publication List

    Tuttle, M., Ricks, L., Chibbaro, J.S., & Land, C. (2019). Trends and influential factors in child abuse reporting: Implications for early career school counselors. Journal of School Counseling, 17(16).

    Land, C. & Stone, C. (2019). In Awe, T., Portman, A., Wood, C., & Fye, H. Suicide: Who are you going to call? Critical Issues in School Counseling, 3. American Counseling Association.

    Anastal, K., Owen, S., Pavick, C., Sherman, G, Land, C. (2019). Supporting first generation students. Georgia School Counselor Association, 26, 21-33.

    Springer, S.I., Land, C., Moss, L., & Cinotti. D. (2018). Collecting school counseling group work data: Initiating consensual qualitative research through practitioner-researcher partnerships. Journal for Specialist in Group Work.

    Springer, S.I., Moss, L., Cinotti, D. & Land, C. (2018). Examining pre-service school counselors’ site supervisory experiences specific to group work. Journal of Specialists in Group Work, 43(3), 250-27.

    Springer, S.I., Moss, L., Cinotti, D. & Land, C. (2018). Examining Pre-Service School Counselors’ Site Site Supervisory Experiences Specific to Group Work. The Journal of Specialists in Group Work, 43(3), 250-27.

    Mason, E., Land, C., Brodie, I., Collins, K., Pennington, C., Sands, K., & Sierra, M. (2017). Data and research that matter: Mentoring school counselors to publish action research, Professional School Counseling, 20(1), 184-193.

    Tuttle, M., Land, C. & Moss, L. (2017). Counseling children in school and clinical mental health settings. In Daigle, J. Counseling Children and Adolescents: Working in School and Clinical Mental Health Settings. New York, NY: Routledge.

    Land, C., Tuttle. M & Moss, L. (2017). Counseling older children in school and clinical mental health settings. In Daigle, J. Counseling Children and Adolescents: Working in School and Clinical Mental Health Settings. New York, NY: Routledge.

    Moss, L., Land, C. & Tuttle, M. (2017). Counseling adolescents in school and clinical mental health settings. In Daigle, J. Counseling Children and Adolescents: Working in School and Clinical Mental Health Settings. New York, NY: Routledge.

    Land, C. & Daigle, J. (2016). The elementary school. In Ziomek- Daigle (2015). School counseling classroom guidance. Sage Publications.

    Land, C. & Moss, L. (2016). Better together: A personal explanation of a co-counselor relationship. In Transformational learning experiences: A conversation with counselors about their personal and professional developmental journeys. Hamilton: NY.